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 Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.
Now when Jesus was in Bethany, in the house of Simon who had been a leper,
As they were going along, they met a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: and compelled him to carry the cross.
At length he went up a mountain, and having appointed a select company to attend him, they came to him.
now being at Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, while he was at table, there came a woman with a viol full of the perfume of spikenard, which was very costly; and she opened the viol, and poured it upon his head.
one Simon of Cyrene, the father of Alexander and Rufus, as he pass'd by in his return out of the country, was compell'd to carry the cross.
Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alpheus, and Simon surnamed the Zelot,
in answer to his doubts, Jesus said, Simon, I have something to say to you. master, said he, lets hear it.
As they were conducting him to execution, they seiz'd upon one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming to town, and oblig'd him to carry the cross after Jesus,
meaning Judas Iscariot the son of Simon: for he it was that would betray him, altho' he was one of the twelve.
there a supper was provided for him; Martha was in waiting: but Lazarus was one of the guests that sat at table with him.
while they were at supper, (the devil having now put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him) Jesus,
Jesus answered, he it is, to whom I shall give a sop, when I have made it. and when he had made the sop, he gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon.
When they were arrived there, they went up into an upper room, where Peter, John, James, Andrew, Philip, Thomas, Bartholomew, Matthew, James the son of Alpheus, Simon the Zelot, and Judas the brother of James used to resort,