Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Apostles

or

Twelve Disciples:

see apostleapostle
[Gr.,=envoy], one of the prime missionaries of Christianity. The apostles of the first rank are saints Peter, Andrew, James (the Greater), John, Thomas, James (the Less), Jude (or Thaddaeus), Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Simon, and Matthias (replacing Judas Iscariot).
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In that sense, the gospel story goes on, first through the eleven apostles, then through Paul, and then through an ever-widening band of early church leaders.
They dashed back the seven miles and were telling the eleven apostles when Jesus himself stood among them, startled and frightened them and then showed his hands and his feet.
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They got up at once and returned to Jerusalem, where they found the eleven apostles and their companions all together.
As for the mention of the women, it is clear that Cleopas and the eleven apostles do not give the women much credit, even though one can see that Jesus and women had good rapport.