Simón: Simon, the name of several IsraelitesOriginal Word: Σίμων, ωνος, ὁPart of Speech:
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of uncertain originDefinition
Simon, the name of several Isr.NASB Translation
Simon (71), Simon Simon (1), Simon's (5).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4613: ΣίμωνΣίμων
, 16 (14)), ὁ
, 'a hearing', from שָׁמַע
, 'to hear'; (there was also a Greek name Σίμων
(allied with Σῖμος
, i. e. 'flat-nosed'; Fick
, Gr. Personennamen, p. 210), but cf. B. D.
, under the word at the beginning; Lightfoot on Galatians, p. 266f)), Simon;
1. Peter, the apostle: Matthew 17:25; Mark 1:29f, 36; Luke 4:38; Luke 5:4f 10, etc.; see Πέτρος.
2. the brother of Judas Lebbaeus (cf. under the word Ἰούδας, 8), an apostle, who is called Κανανίτης (so R G, but L T Tr WH Κανιναιος, which see), Matthew 10:4; Mark 3:18, and ζηλωτής, Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13.
3. a brother of Jesus (cf. under the word ἀδελφός, 1): Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3.
4. a certain Cyrenian, who carried the cross of Jesus: Matthew 27:32; Mark 15:21; Luke 23:26.
5. the father of Judas Iscariot land himself surnamed Ἰσκαριώτης (see Ἰούδας, 6)): John 6:71; John 12:4; John 13:2, 26.
6. a certain Pharisee, Luke 7:40, 43f, who appears to (some, e. g. Grotius, Schleiermacher, Holtzmann, Schenkel, Ewald, Keim, Hug, Bleek (see his Synoptative Erklär. on Luke, the passage cited) to) be the same as Simon the leper, Matthew 26:6; Mark 14:3; (but the occurrence recorded by Luke, the passage cited is now commonly thought to be distinct from that narrated by Matt. and Mark the passages cited; cf. Godet or Keil on Luke).
7. a certain tanner, living at Joppa: Acts 9:43; Acts 10:6, 17, 32.
8. Simon (`Magus'), the Samaritan sorcerer: Acts 8:9, 13, 18, 24. The various ecclesiastical stories about him, as well as the opinions and conjectures of modern theologians, are reviewed at length by Lipsius in Schenkel v., pp. 301-321; (cf. W. Möller in Herzog edition 2, vol. xiv., pp. 246ff; Schaff, Hist. of the Chris. Church, vol. ii (1883) § 121).
Of Hebrew origin (Shim'own); Simon (i.e. Shimon), the name of nine Israelites -- Simon. Compare Sumeon.
see GREEK Sumeon
see HEBREW Shim'own