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1. Father of James the Less, Matthew 10:3 Luke 6:15 , and husband of the Mary usually regarded as sister to the mother of Christ, John 19:25 . See John 19:25 with Luke 24:18 and Matthew 10:3 , it is evident that Alphaeus is the same as Cleophas; Alphaeus being his Greek name, and Cleophas his Hebrew or Syriac name.

2. Father of Matthew, or Levi, the evangelist, Mark 2:14 .

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These files are public domain and are a derivative of the topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Alphaeus'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. 1859.

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