CEFAS – Encyclopedic Dictionary of Bible and Theology

v. Pedro
Joh 1:42 you will be called C (which means, Peter)
1Co 1:12 of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I from C
1Co 9:5 as .. the brothers of the Lord, and C?
1Co 15:5 appeared to C, and then to the twelve
Gal 2:9 C .. were considered as pillars

Cephas (Gr. K’fás; transliteration of Aram. Kêfâ’ “rock” or “stone”). Nickname that Jesus applied to the apostle Simon, son of Jonas (Joh 1:42; 21:15; 1Co 1: 12; 3:22; 9:5; 15:5). But Pedro, transliteration of gr. Pétros and equivalent to aram. Kêfa’, is the best known form (the other is Pétra).

Source: Evangelical Bible Dictionary

(gr., kephas, from aram., Kepha, rock or stone). A name given by Jesus to the apostle Peter (John 1:42). See PETER.

Source: Hispanic World Bible Dictionary

(Stone Rock).

Name given by Jesus to Peter in Mat 16:18. You are cefas, and on this cefas I will build my Church. He constituted it in “cefas”, in the rock of his Church. After being resurrected, he named him the “Pastor”, only him, with the other apostles present, Jm. 21:15-17.

Christian Bible Dictionary
Dr. J. Dominguez


Source: Christian Bible Dictionary


Source: Christian Bible Dictionary

see, PETER

vet, (Aramaic “stone”). Equivalent to Petros or Pedro. Nickname given by Christ to Simon, son of Jonah (Jn. 1:42). The “rock” on which Our Lord said that he would build his Church is not Peter, the man, but the confession of faith that he made (Mt. 16: 16-18). (See PETER).

Source: New Illustrated Bible Dictionary


Source: Dictionary of the Bible

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