Simon the Zealot


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Noun1.Simon the Zealot - one of the twelve Apostles (first century)Simon the Zealot - one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
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Brunson of Kenosha, Wisconsin, as Thomas; Bob Dawson of Gurnee as Matthew; Merlin Hahn of Mundelein as James Minor; George Elliot of Hainesville as Jude; Rhys Reed of Des Plaines as James Major; Michael Scott Blackman of Lakemoor as Andrew; Redelle Lawrence of McHenry as Simon the Zealot; Dale Leigh of Elgin as Peter; Dan Plumhoff of Gurnee as John; Steven Plumhoff of Gurnee as Bartholomew; and Romeo Sobrepena of Waukegan as Judas.
Because Saint Simon the Zealot was his companion in his travels, it was deduced that Jude was also a Zealot, a Jewish militant nationalist during the first century in Israel.
This tax collector, also known as Levi, leaves his post and brings Jesus home with him after receiving a simple two-word invitation that's more like a summons: "Follow me." The formal appointment of the entire Twelve takes place later on a mountain in Mark's narrative and always simultaneously in the whole synoptic tradition: the first five followers, plus Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas, another James, Jude Thaddeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot.
Part of the problem lies in the fact that Magdalene is hardly seen interacting with the 12 disciples: Peter, Andrew, James the Great, John, Philip, Jude, Bartholomew, Thomas, James, Matthew, Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot.