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 the Cananaean, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed Him.
Now, when Jesus was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper,
And, coming out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they impressed to bear the cross.
And He goeth up into the mountain, and called to Himself those whom He wished.
And, while He was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, as He was reclining at table, there came a woman having an alabaster cruse of ointment of pure spikenard, very costly; and, having broken the cruse, she was pouring it down on His bead.
And they impress one Simon, a Cyrenian, who was passing by, coming from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear His cross.
and Matthew, and Thomas, and James son of Alphaeus, and Simon who is called Zelotes,
And Jesus, answering, said to him, "Simon, I have something to say to you." And he says, "Teacher, say it."
And, when they led Him away, laying hold of one Simon a Cyrenian, coming from the country, they laid on him the cross, to bear it after Jesus.
But He was speaking of Judas, son of Simon Iscariot; for he was about to betray Him, being one of the twelve.
They, therefore, made Him a supper there; and Martha was serving; but Lazarus was one of those reclining at table with Him.
And, supper being in progress, the Devil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray Him,
Jesus, therefore, answereth, "He it is for whom I shall dip the morsel, and give it to him." Having, therefore, dipped the morsel, He taketh and giveth it to Judas, son of Simon Iscariot.
And, when they entered, they went up into the upper-room, where they were abiding; both 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.