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How Many Apostles Are Mentioned in the Scriptures?


Here is a Bible trivia question for you. How many apostles are mentioned in the Bible? Most people think there were only 12 apostles. Not so. Let's count themů

1. Simon Peter (Matt. 10:2)
2. Andrew (Matt. 10:2)
3. James the son of Zebedee (Matt. 10:2)
4. John (Matt. 10:2)
5. Philip (Matt. 10:3)
6. Bartholomew (Matt. 10:3)
7. Thomas (Matt. 10:3)
8. Matthew (Matt. 10:3)
9. James the son of Alphaeus (Matt. 10:3)
10. Thaddaeus (Matt. 10:3), or Judas the son of James (Luke 6:16)
11. Simon the Zealot (Matt. 10:4)
12. Judas Iscariot (Matt. 10:4)
13. Matthias (Acts 1:26)
14. Paul (Gal. 1:1)
15. Barnabas (1 Cor. 9:5-6, Acts 14:4, 14)
16. Andronicus (Rom. 16:7)
17. Junias (Rom. 16:7)
18. James, the Lord's brother (Gal. 1:19)
19. Silas (Silvanus) (1 Thess. 1:1, 2:6)
20. Timothy (1 Thess. 1:1, 2:6)
21. Unnamed apostles (1 Cor. 15:7)


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