Lists Of Names Of The Twelve Apostles Of Jesus, Comparison, and Contrast.

Mark 3. 13-19.                             Matthew 10.1-4                           Luke 6. 12-16                              Acts 1. 13  by Luke
1. Simon he surnamed Peter,    1. Simon, who is called Peter,    1. Simon, (Peter),                        1. Peter,

2. James the son of Zebedee,   2. Andrew his brother;                 2. Andrew his brother,                 2. James,

3. John the brother of James;    3. James the son of Zebedee,     3. James,                                    3. John,

4. Andrew,                                  4. John his brother;                      4. John,                                      4. Andrew,

5. Philip,                                      5. Philip,                                      5. Philip,                                     5. Philip,

6. Bartholomew, (Nathaniel)       6. Bartholomew (Nathaniel);        6. Bartholomew (Nathaniel),      6. Thomas,

7. Matthew (Levi),                       7. Thomas,                                   7. Matthew (Levi),                      7. Bartholomew

8. Thomas,                                  8. Matthew, publican (Levi);        8. Thomas,                                 8. Matthew (Levi),

9. James son of Alphaeus,          9. James son of Alphaeus,         9. James son of Alphaeus,         9. James son of

Alphaeus

10. Thaddaeus,                           10. Lebbaeus, (Thaddaeus);      10. Simon called Zelotes,           10. Simon Zelotes,

11. Simon the Canaanite,            11. Simon the Canaanite,          11. Judas brother of James,       11. Judas brother of

James

12. Judas Iscariot.                        12. Judas Iscariot.                     12. Judas Iscariot.                      12. Note: Judas Iscariot dead.

 

*** According to Mark 2. 14, Levi (Matthew) is the brother of James the son of Alphaeus ***

*** In Luke/ Acts the mention of the Name Judas the brother of James is very most likely to be the same as Thaddaeus.***

*** Mat 9:9, ¶ And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.***

*** Mat 10:3, Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus;***

*** Mar 2:14, And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him.***

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

*** Luk 5:27, ¶ And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto him, Follow me.***

*** Luk 5:29, And Levi made him a great feast in his own house: and there was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down with them.***

*** The Gospel of John, unlike the Synoptic Gospels, does not offer a formal list of apostles, but does refer to the Twelve in 6:67, 6:70, and 6:71. The following nine apostles are identified by name:*** See Wikipedia Artcle, Twelve Apostles:

 

http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twelve_Apostles
Peter

Andrew (identified as Peter’s brother)

the sons of Zebedee (plural form implies at least two apostles)

Philip

Nathanael

Thomas (also called Didymus (11:16, 20:24, 21:2))

Judas Iscariot

Judas (not Iscariot) (14:22)

 

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