Thaddaeus

Thaddaeus (Thad´ee-uhs)

One of the twelve apostles as identified in two of the apostolic lists (Matt 10:3; Mark 3:18). In the other lists, however, “Judas, the son (or brother) of James” appears instead of “Thaddaeus” (Luke 6:16; Acts 1:13). Some biblical manuscripts have the name “Lebbaeus” in (Matt 10:3). It is possible that Thaddaeus, Judas, and Lebbaeus are all the same person, or that the lists in Luke and Acts reflect a change in the apostles over time.

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 6:16

16and Judas son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.

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

Matt 10:3

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

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