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  1. Aug 7, 2019 · Simon the Zealot is one of the most obscure apostles. He was one of the 12 main disciples of Jesus Christ, but he plays no particular role in the gospels and is only mentioned by name in lists of the apostles ( Matthew 10:2-4, Mark 3:16-19, Luke 6:14-16, Acts 1:1-13 ). We know almost nothing about Simon the Zealot.

  2. Saint Simon the Zealot with his attribute of a saw. The name Simon occurs in all of the Synoptic Gospels and the Book of Acts each time there is a list of apostles, without further details: Simon, (whom he also named Peter,) and Andrew his brother, James and John, Philip and Bartholomew, Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon ...

  3. May 27, 2024 · Simon the Zealot, also known as Simon the Cananaean, was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. He was martyred in 65 AD, demonstrating tremendous courage and faith. According to several historical accounts, Simon the Zealot was crucified.

  4. Apr 18, 2024 · In three of the four gospel accounts, Simon the Zealot is listed as one of the chosen 12 disciples of Jesus Christ ( Matthew 10:4; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15 ). As a disciple, Simon would become one of Jesus’ closest friends and followers. Like the others, he would have been present for nearly all of Jesus’s teachings and most of Christ’s miracles.

  5. Dec 17, 2019 · There are numerous accounts of Simon the Zealot’s death, but the earliest records didn’t come until centuries after his death. Like many of the apostles, it’s hard to conclude exactly which tradition (if any) can be trusted: In the fifth century, Moses of Chorene wrote that Simon the Zealot was martyred in the Kingdom of Iberia.

  6. Apr 8, 2022 · Simon the Zealot, one of Jesus Christ 's twelve apostles, is a mystery character in the Bible. We have one tantalizing bit of information about him, which has led to ongoing debates among Bible scholars. Simon the Zealot. Also Known as: Simon the Cananaean; Simon the Canaanite; Simon Zelotes. Known for: Little-known apostle of Jesus Christ.

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  8. Jan 4, 2022 · Answer. Simon the Zealot was one of Jesusdisciples. Generally speaking, a zealot is anyone who fervently supports a particular cause. PETA, Greenpeace, and NOW might all be considered organizations that are filled with zealots. In the context of the New Testament, the Zealots were a party zealous for Jewish independence and throwing off ...

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