Bible Names N-Z : Peter


Saint Peter in Wikipedia Simon Peter (Greek: Πέτρος, Ptros, "stone, rock";[1] c. 1 BC AD 67), sometimes called Simon Cephas (Greek: Σιμων Κηφᾶς, Symōn Kēphas; Aramaic: imʕōn Kf‎; Syriac: ܫܡܥܘܢ ܟܐܦܐ, Semʕān Kf) after his name in Hellenized Aramaic, was a leader of the early Christian Church, who is featured prominently in the New Testament Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles. Peter was the son of John or of Jonah, and was from the village of Bethsaida in the province of Galilee. His brother Andrew was also an apostle. Simon Peter is venerated in multiple churches and regarded as the first Pope by the Roman Catholic Church...