Cephas

Cephas (See´fuhs; from Aramaic kayfah, “rock” or “crag”)

A surname equivalent to the Greek name Peter (John 1:42; Matt 16:17-18).

John 1:42

42He brought Simon to Jesus, who looked at him and said, “You are Simon son of John. You are to be called Cephas” (which is translated Peter).

Matt 16:17-18

17And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father in heaven.18And I tell you, you ... View more

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