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Alphaeus (father of Levi)
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Father of Levi (possibly the same apostle as Matthew), who became one of Jesus’ disciples (Mark 2:14). For more information on Matthew’s identity, see this article: Matthew the Apostle.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
ALPHAEUS (PERSON) [Gk halphaios (ἁλφαιος)]. 1. Father of Levi the tax-collector (Mark 2:14; Luke 5:27 [D]; Gos. Pet. 14:60).2. Father of James the apostle, as distinguished from the apostle James the son of Zebedee (Matt 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13).Although nothing more is known for certain
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Alphaeus (father of Levi)
2. The father of Levi the publican (Mk. 2:14). Levi is designated as Matthew in Mt. 9:9. There is no other reference to this Alphaeus.Some writers, notably Weiss, identify the father of Levi with the father of the second James; but that seems improbable. If Levi and James were brothers they would quite
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Alphaeus (al-fee´uhs).1 The father of James, one of Jesus’s twelve disciples. That disciple is called “James the son of Alphaeus” to avoid confusion with another disciple, “James the son of Zebedee” (Matt. 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13). See also James.2 The father of Levi (also called Matthew)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ALPHAEUS. One of many Gr. names in common use by Jews in 1st cen. Palestine.1. The father of Levi the tax collector (Mk 2:14).2. The father of James, one of the disciples of Jesus (Mk 3:18). The identification with either Cleophas (Jn 19:25) or Cleopas (Lk 24:18) seems unlikely. On these problems see
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
ALPHAEUS. 1. The father of Levi, the tax collector (Mk. 2:14) who is generally identified with the apostle Matthew. Nothing else is known about him.2. The father of the apostle James, who is called ‘the son of Alphaeus’, to distinguish him from James the son of Zebedee (Mt. 10:3; Mk. 3:18; Lk. 6:15;
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Alphaeus (Gk. Halphaɩ́os)1. The father of the Apostle James (Matt. 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13). He is probably the same person as Clopas, the husband of Mary and father of James and Joseph (John 19:25; cf. Matt. 27:56; Mark 15:40), although this identification rests more on tradition than
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
ALPHAE´US (al-fēʹus).1. The putative father of James the Less (Matt. 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13) and husband of that Mary who, with the mother of Jesus and others, was standing by the cross during the crucifixion (John 19:25). By comparing John 19:25 with Luke 24:18 and Matt. 10:3, it appears