Simon the Canaanite

noun
one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Apostle, ↑saint

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  • Simon the Zealot — noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century) • Syn: ↑Simon, ↑St. Simon, ↑Simon Zelotes, ↑Simon the Canaanite • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Apostle, ↑saint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simon the Zealot — St. Simon redirects here. See also Saint Simon. Infobox Saint name=Saint Simon the Zealot birth date= death date= 107 [ [http://www.santiebeati.it/dettaglio/21850 San Simone ] ] feast day=October 28 (Roman Catholic Church); May 10 (Coptic Church) …   Wikipedia

  • Simon — Simon1 [sī′mən] n. [ME < LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) Simōn, Seimōn < Heb shimʼ on, lit., heard: see SIMEON] 1. a masculine name: dim. Si 2. Bible a) Simon Peter one of the twelve Apostles, called Peter or Simon Peter: see PETER1 …   English World dictionary

  • Canaanite — Ca naan*ite, n. [From an Aramaic word signifying zeal. ] A zealot. Simon the Canaanite. Matt. x. 4. [1913 Webster] Note: This was the Simon called Zelotes ( Luke vi. 15), i.e., Simon the zealot. Kitto. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Simon — /suy meuhn/; Fr. /see mawonn / for 7, n. 1. the original name of the apostle Peter. Cf. Peter. 2. Simon the Zealot, one of the twelve apostles. Matt. 10:4. 3. the Canaanite, one of the twelve apostles. Matt. 10:4; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15. 4. a… …   Universalium

  • Simon — Si•mon [[t]ˈsaɪ mən[/t]] fr. [[t]siˈmɔ̃[/t]] for 7 n. 1) bib the original name of the apostle Peter Compare Peter I, 1) 2) bib (“Simon the Canaanite” or “Simon the Zealot”) one of the 12 apostles. Matt. 10:4; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15 3) bib a… …   From formal English to slang

  • Simon — See also: Simeon Infobox Given name 2 gender = male meaning = he has heard origin = Genesis 29:33Simon is a common name, from Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן Šimʿon , meaning he [God] has heard (compare Ishmael ). *Simeon (name) *Simon (surname)People called… …   Wikipedia

  • Simon — noun 1. one of the twelve Apostles (first century) • Syn: ↑St. Simon, ↑Simon Zelotes, ↑Simon the Zealot, ↑Simon the Canaanite • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Apostle, ↑saint 2. United States singer and songwr …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simon Zelotes — noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century) • Syn: ↑Simon, ↑St. Simon, ↑Simon the Zealot, ↑Simon the Canaanite • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Apostle, ↑saint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simon — noun /ˈsaɪmən/ Any of a number of men in the New Testament, notably the original name of Apostle Peter. Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and… …   Wiktionary

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