How Many People Were at the Last Supper?
According to the accounts in the Scriptures, there were 13 people present at the Last Supper. Jesus, Peter, Andrew, James, John, Matthew, Philip, Thomas, Bartholomew, James, Judas, Jude and Simon were in attendance. The master of the house where the meal was held did not attend his guests.
While most of the gospels mention only the Apostles present at the Last Supper, in the Gospel of Mark, the phrases “the 12” and “disciples” are used separately, hinting that there may have been additional followers present. Luke 10:1 tells that Jesus had as many as 72 disciples, and this wording may indicate some of them were present as well.