Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Disciples:

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[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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References in classic literature ?
Now, no doubt you know the names of all the twelve disciples.
Well, the men gathered around and sympathized with them, and said all sorts of kind things to them, and carried their carpet-bags up the hill for them, and let them lean on them and cry, and told the king all about his brother's last moments, and the king he told it all over again on his hands to the duke, and both of them took on about that dead tanner like they'd lost the twelve disciples.
As Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the Twelve disciples aside by themselves.
From the twelve disciples of Mandela to the Aligarh students, relentless struggle by the youth has changed the face of history.
He included Mathew, a tax collector, among his twelve disciples.
We generally conflate the twelve disciples with the apostles, but these are different groups.
The Sister Chapel was intended to be a feminist parody of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, while The Dinner Party paralleled the iconic Last Supper of Christ and his twelve disciples.
I was startled to discover recently that the gospel writers can't even agree on who the twelve disciples were.
President Anastasiades presented the Pope with an icon of Apostle Andreas, who was the first of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ who visited Cyprus during the persecution of the disciples -- noting that a monastery in the Turkish occupied areas is dedicated to him.
Now when Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples.
Here, Jesus is laying down the conditions of discipleship to a small band of men - the twelve disciples.
In the New Testament, what A is the name given to the twelve disciples whom Jesus sent forth to preach his gospel?