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
Simon of Cana, and Judas Iscariot, he who betrayed him.
Now when Jesus was at Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper,
And as they were going out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name, whom they compelled to carry his cross.
And he goeth up into the mountain, and calleth to him whom he would; and they came to him.
And when he was at Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, as he was reclining at table, there came a woman having an alabaster bottle of ointment of pure spikenard, very precious; and breaking the bottle, she poured it on his head.
And they compel one Simon a Cyrenaean, who was passing by, coming from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross.
and Matthew and Thomas, and James the Son of Alphaeus, and Simon called the zealot,
And Jesus answering said to him, Simon, I have somewhat to say to thee. And he saith, Teacher, say on.
And when they had led him away, they laid hold on one Simon a Cyrenaean, coming out of the country, and laid on him the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.
He spoke of Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot; for it was he that was about to betray him, being one of the twelve.
They made therefore a supper for him there, and Martha served; but Lazarus was one of those who reclined at the table with him.
And supper being served,the Devil having already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to betray him,
Jesus answereth, It is he for whom I shall dip the morsel and give it to him. Having therefore dipped the morsel, he taketh and giveth it to Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot.
And when they had come in, they went up into the upper room where they were making their abode, namely, 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 brother of James.