Alphaeus

Alphaeus (Al-fee´uhs)

1 The father of James, one of Jesus’s twelve disciples. That disciple is called “James the son of Alphaeus” to avoid confusion with another disciple, “James the son of Zebedee” (Matt 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13). 2 The father of Levi (also called Matthew) the tax collector (Mark 2:14; Matt 9:9; Luke 5:27).

Matt 10:3

3Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;

Mark 3:18

18and Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Cananaean,

Luke 6:15

15and Matthew, and Thomas, and James son of Alphaeus, and Simon, who was called the Zealot,

Acts 1:13

13When they had entered the city, they went to the room upstairs where they were staying, Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew ... View more

Mark 2:14

14As he was walking along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him.

Matt 9:9

The Call of Matthew
9As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth; and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and follow ... View more

Luke 5:27

Jesus Calls Levi
27After this he went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax booth; and he said to him, “Follow me.”

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