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 Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.
Now when Jesus was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper,
And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.
And he went up into a mountain, and called unto him whom he would: and they came unto him.
And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at table, there came a woman having an alabaster flask of ointment of pure nard very precious; and she broke the flask, and poured it on his head.
And they compelled one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear his cross.
Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called Zelotes,
And Jesus answering said unto him, Simon, I have something to say unto you. And he said, Teacher, say on.
And as they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming in from the country, and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.
He spoke of Judas Iscariot the son of Simon: for he it was that would betray him, being one of the twelve.
There they made him a supper; and Martha served: but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with him.
And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him;
Jesus answered, He it is, to whom I shall give a morsel, when I have dipped it. And when he had dipped the morsel, he gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon.
And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas the brother of James.