Cananaean

Cananaean

Cananaean (kānənēˈən), epithet of St. Simon.
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In Matthew and Mark it is written, "Simon the Cananaean" (Zealot).
The list of the Twelve is given with some variation in Mark 3, Matthew 10, and Luke 6 as: Peter; James and John, the sons of Zebedee; Andrew; Philip; Bartholomew; Matthew; Thomas; James, the son of Alphaeus; Thaddaeus or Judas, the son of James; Simon the Cananaean, or the Zealot; and Judas Iscariot.