The Apostle Simon Zelotes

Brian Kuehmichel
December 19, 2014


Series: The Apostles Of Jesus Christ



New Testament (Greek) for "Simon / Simeon"
   Strongs #: G4613 / G4826   Hb/Gk Word: Simo-n    Pronunciation: se-'-mo-n   English Equivalent: Simon / Simeon   Meaning: harkening


New Testament (Greek) for "Zelotes"
   Strongs #: G2208 (from [Zeloo <2206>,] to be zealous)   Hb/Gk Word: Ze-lo-te-s    Pronunciation: za-lo-ta-'s   English Equivalent: Zelotes / Zealot   Meaning: one burning with zeal, a zealot



Simon the Canaanite | Simon Zelotes

Matthew 10:1-5 & Acts 1:12-16

Parent(s):  — not given —    Hometown:  — not given —

Nickname: Canaanite, Zelotes [Zealot]

Matthew 10:4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.

Ministry Partner:  Judas Iscariot;    Death:  — not given —

New Testament verses:

Matthew 10:4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.

Mark 3:18 And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Canaanite.

Luke 6:15 Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called Zelotes.

Acts 1:13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas the brother of James.




Simon Zelotes, Canaanite:

[Kananites <2581>,] so called, not from being a native of Canaan, [Chanaan <5477>,] which would have been [Chananaos,] but from the Hebrew Kana, to be zealous, whence he is called in Greek [Zelotes <2208>,] Zelotes, or the Zealot, from [Zeloo <2206>,] to be zealous.
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