Jesus had 12 disciples whom he personally taught while he was alive and who followed Jesus to assist him in his teachings throughout modern day Israel. According to the Christian Bible, they are named Andrew, Bartholomew... More »

Peter, his brother Andrew, James the son of Zebedee and his brother John are among the best known original apostles of Jesus Christ. Scriptural accounts suggest that of the twelve, Peter, James and John were the closest ... More »

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Jesus 12 disciples included Andrew, Bartholomew/Nathanael, James the Elder, James the Younger and John. Others included Judas, Jude/Thaddeus, Matthew/Levi, Peter or Simon Peter and Philip. Two more were Simon the Zealot ... More »

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Jesus selected twelve disciples to represent the twelve tribes of Israel. The disciples consisted of Simon Peter, James "The Lesser", John, Peter, Judas Iscariot, Andrew, Phillip, Matthew, James "The Greater", Thaddeus, ... More »

The 12 disciples of Jesus are Peter, James, John, Andrew, Philip, Nathaniel, Matthew, Thomas, James, Simon, Thaddeus and Judas. Jesus selected these men as his closest disciples from a group of his earliest followers. Je... More »

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Jesus had 12 disciples during his ministry, according to the BBC. The disciples were Andrew, Bartholomew, James, James the son of Alphaeus, John, Judas Iscariot, Matthew, Peter, Philip, Simon, Thaddaeus and Thomas. More »

Simon Peter was the first among Jesus' disciples. He was a fisherman who gave up his trade to follow Jesus. He was crucified in Rome and allegedly asked to be crucified upside down, as he did not feel worthy to be crucif... More »