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  1. Simon, St. Simon, Simon Zelotes, Simon the Zealot, Simon the Canaanitenoun

    one of the twelve Apostles (first century)


  1. simon the zealot

    Simon the Zealot was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, also known as Simon the Canaanite or Simon the Cananaean. The title "Zealot" indicates that Simon belonged to the Jewish religious-political group known as the Zealots, who strongly opposed Roman rule in Judea during the 1st century AD. Little is known about his life and his role, but according to New Testament he was chosen by Jesus to be one of his closest followers. After the ascension of Jesus, he continued his missionary activity, though details about where he preached and where he died are uncertain and differ among various traditions.


  1. Simon the Zealot

    The apostle called Simon Zelotes, Simon the Zealot, in Luke 6:15 and Acts 1:13; and Simon Kananaios or Simon Cananeus, was one of the most obscure among the apostles of Jesus. Little is recorded of him aside from his name. A few pseudepigraphical writings were connected to him, and Jerome does not include him in De viris illustribus.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Simon the Zealot in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Simon the Zealot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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