Name: Cephas

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cephas

  • Meaning:
    Stone
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  • Gender:
    Boy
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    The name given by Jesus to the apostle Simon son of Jona to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes. He is known to us as Peter as the name was passed on through the Greek translation of stone, 'petros'.

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