Simon the Zealot ( Acts 1:13, Luke 6:15) or Simon the Canaanite or Simon the Canaanean ( Matthew 10:4, Mark 3:18; Greek: Σίμων ὁ Κανανίτης; Coptic: ⲥⲓⲙⲱⲛ ⲡⲓ-ⲕⲁⲛⲁⲛⲉⲟⲥ; Classical Syriac: ܫܡܥܘܢ ܩܢܢܝܐ)  was one of the most obscure among the apostles of Jesus.
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.
Apr 8, 2022 · Jack Zavada Updated on April 08, 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.
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Facts Feastday: October 28 Death: 65 or 107 Author and Publisher - Catholic Online Printable Catholic Saints PDFs Shop St. Simon the Zealot Simon was surnamed the Zealot for his rigid adherence to the Jewish law and to the Canaanite law. He was one of the original followers of Christ.
ST SIMON, SURNAMED THE ZEALOT, APOSTLE Feast: October 28 [See Tillem. t. i. p. 423; also Nicetas Paphlagon in his Encomium Simoms Zelotae, Ap. published by F. Combefis in Auctar. Noviss. Bibl. Patr. t. i. p. 408, and Combefis's remarks on the Apostles Simon and Jude, t. viii. Bibl. Concionat. p. 290; Jos. Assemani in Calend.
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Oct 6, 2023 · Saint Simon the Apostle, ; Western feast day October 28, Eastern feast day June 19), one of the Twelve Apostles. In the Gospels of Mark and Matthew, he bears the epithet Kananaios, or the Cananaean, often wrongly interpreted to mean “from Cana” or “from Canaan.” Kananaios is the Greek