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Definition of the noun Alphaeus

What does Alphaeus mean as a name of something?

Alphaeus is a genus of Alpheidae, described by Bosc in 1802.


Who is Alphaeus?

Alphaeus is mentioned in the New Testament as the father of three of the Twelve Apostles, namely: Matthew Levi the Apostle James, son of Alphaeus Jude Thaddaeus the Apostle As the father of an Apostle James, he has been confused with Clopas, who through his wife Mary is thought by some to have been stepfather to James the Less(This information is not confirmed as the original reading of the scriptures has Mary not having more than one husband and also not having children with other men.

Phrases with Alphaeus

  1. Alphaeus Latimanus
  2. Species Alphaeus Latimanus
  3. Genus Alphaeus
  4. Octopus Alphaeus
  5. Scoptes Alphaeus
  6. Tendipes alphaeus
  7. Paracladopelma alphaeus
  8. Species Octopus Alphaeus
  9. Species Scoptes Alphaeus
  10. species Tendipes alphaeus
  11. species Paracladopelma alphaeus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alphaeus

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Google previewHCSB Super Giant Print Dictionary and Concordance (2006)

by David K. Stabnow

ALPHAEUS or ALPHEUS. 1. Father of apostle called James the Less (Mt 10: 3; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Religions (2013)

by Larry G. Murphy, J. Gordon Melton, Gary L. Ward

William Alphaeus Hunton, A Pioneer Prophet of Young Men. New York: Association Press, 1938.

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

See also Alphaeus; Clopas.

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints

Alphaeus (d. first century) > The father of St. James the Less, ...

Google previewDictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2013)

by Joel B. Green, Prof. Jeannine K. Brown, Nicholas Perrin

Peter always heads the first group, Philip the second, and James son of Alphaeus the third. In the first group, Matthew and Luke keep the two pairs of brothers together, while Mark may have wanted to place in first position the names of the ...

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Small photo of Sights from Florence, Italy. Statue of Saint Alphaeus detail of the Cathedral of Florence or Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore. More...

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Scrabble value of A1L1P3H4A1E1U1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ALPHAEUS

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