Frequent question: Where in the Bible does it talk about two Simons?

Are there 2 Simons in the Bible?

A Canaanite and Zealot

“Simon the Zealot” appears only four times in the New Testament. Three of those times is when the Bible lists who Jesus chose to be His disciples. We find this list in Matthew 10:4, Mark 3:18, and Luke 6:15.

What is short for Simon?

I think Si is a common nickname for Simon, but it isn’t a nickname that gets written down much so they Si/Sí issue doesn’t really matter. It is more a nickname used in familiar speech, than what someone actually goes by on paper. If you really want him to go by Cy/Si, Cyrus or Cyril would cause less confusion.

What does name Simeon mean?

s(i)-meon. Origin:Hebrew. Popularity:2354. Meaning:to hear, to be heard; reputation.

What does Simeon in the Bible mean?

Hebrew Baby Names Meaning:

In Hebrew Baby Names the meaning of the name Simeon is: Obedient; listening; little hyena. In the Bible, Simeon was the old man who recognized Jesus as the Messiah.

Who was Simeon in the book of Acts?

He is mentioned in Acts 13:1 as being one of the “prophets and teachers” in the church of Antioch: In the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul.

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