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Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary

Apostle

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This is a word well known in the New Testament, It is peculiarly applied to the twelve men, whom the Lord Jesus called and commissioned to be his more immediate disciples and followers, to preach the gospel. But Christ himself condescended to be called by the same name. (Hebrews 3:1.) Indeed, he was the apostle of JEHOVAH. As it may be gratifying to have their names brought into one

1Peter.

2Andrew.

3John.

4Philip.

5 James the Greater.

6 Bartholomew.

7 Thomas.

8 Matthew.

9 Simon the Canaanite.

10 Jude, the brother of James.

11James the Less.

12Judas the Traitor.

Matthias was elected in the Traitor's room.

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Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Apostle'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/pmd/a/apostle.html. London. 1828.

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