Twelve Disciples of Jesus. Original names in bold. Wednesday 18th January 2017

  1. Simon known as Peter or Cephas (son of Jonas) Shi’mon known as Kefa
  2. Andrew (Peter’s brother) Andreas (Greek name) Grecian Jew or Grecian Gentile
  3. James (son of Zebedee) Ya’akov Ben Zavdai
  4. John (James’ brother) Yochanan Ben Zavdai
  5. Philip Filippos (Greek name) Grecian Jew or Grecian Gentile
  6. Bartholomew or Nathanael Bar Talmai (son of Ptolemy)
  7. Thomas (called Didymus) Tau’ma
  8. Matthew (Tax Collector) Mattityahu or Levi
  9. James (son of Alphaeus) Ya’akov
  10. Thaddeus (also known as Judas) Son of James and Lebbaeus Theudas Yehuda
  11. Simon the Canaanite / Simon the Zealot Shi’mon
  12. Judas Iscariot (son of Simon) Yehuda