Definition of Simon the zealot
1. Noun. One of the twelve Apostles (first century).
Generic synonyms: Apostle, Saint
Lexicographical Neighbors of Simon The Zealot
Literary usage of Simon the zealot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sacred Classics: Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity by Henry Stebbing, Richard Cattermole (1834)
"simon the zealot. ST. SIMON the apostle was, as some think, one of the four brothers of our Saviour, sons of Joseph by his former marriage ..."
2. The Life of Our Blessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: And the Lives and by John Fleetwood (1874)
"Of this his Epistle is a living monument. ST. SIMON, THE ZEALOT. THIS Simon, in the catalogue of the apostles, is styled " Simon the ..."
3. The Sunday Magazine (1872)
"... "Simon the Zealot "for the law and for God. Jude was also called Jude the Zealot" ... the first bishop of the Church at Jerusalem, and Simon the Zealot. ..."