Monday, May 7, 2012

Simon Peter

Apostle Simon Peter was nicknamed Cepha (Κηφᾶς)  in Aramaic which means 'stone'.Peter (Πέτρος) is the exact translation of the name in Greek by which the apostle became widely known.Πέτρος( Petros) comes from the word πέτρα (petra).This is how the name is spelled in the Aramaic square script.


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