1. Simon Chosameus, who was found to have a 'strange' wife (1Es 9:32 = Ezr 10:31 Samimeon). 2. The subject of the encomium in Sir 50:1 ff., 'son of Onias, the great (or high) priest.' It is doubtful if Simon I. or Simon II. (both 3rd cent. b.c.) is meant. 3. The Maccab
And of the sons of Harim, Eliezer, Isshijah, Malchijah, Shemaiah, Shimeon,
Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot, who was false to him.
Now when Jesus was in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper,
And while they were coming out, they saw a man of Cyrene, Simon by name, and they made him go with them, so that he might take up his cross.
And he went up into the mountain, and sent for those whom it was his pleasure to have with him: and they went to him.
And while he was in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, seated at table, there came a woman with a bottle of perfumed oil of great price; and when the bottle was broken she put the perfume on his head.
And they made one, Simon of Cyrene, the father of Alexander and Rufus, who was going by, coming from the country, go with them, so that he might take his cross.
And Matthew and Thomas and James, the son of Alphaeus, and Simon, who was named the Zealot,
And Jesus, answering, said, Simon, I have something to say to you. And he said, Master, say on.
And while they were taking him away, they put their hands on Simon of Cyrene, who was coming from the country, and made him take the cross after Jesus.
He was talking of Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot. It was he who was to be false to Jesus--one of the twelve.
So they made him a meal there, and he was waited on by Martha, and Lazarus was among those who were seated with him at table.
So while a meal was going on, the Evil One having now put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to be false to him,
This was the answer Jesus gave: It is the one to whom I will give this bit of bread after I have put it in the vessel. Then he took the bit of bread, put it into the vessel, and gave it to Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot.
And when they came in, they went up into the room where they were living; Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James, the son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas, the son of James.