Apostle Biography

Peter

·Meaning of name:Rock

·Other names/nicknames:Simon Peter, Son of Jonah of Bethsaida

·Profession:Fisherman

·Best remembered for:Denying Christ 3 times

·Other memorable moments:Walked on water with Jesus, Rebuked Jesus when Jesus said he would be killed, cut off Malchusí ear (high priestís servant)

·Relatives:Andrew (Brother), Jonah (Father), unnamed wife, whose mother Christ healed from a terrible fever.

·General facts:Spoke Aramaic, Was a disciple of John the Baptist, Was present at Christís transfiguration, was of the three apostles closest to Jesus

·Death:Reportedly crucified upside down in Rome 60-69 A.D.


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