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cephas


cephas


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Cephas 
  a  Syriac  surname  given  by  Christ  to  Simon  (John  1:42),  meaning 
  "rock."  The  Greeks  translated  it  by  Petros,  and  the  Latins  by 
  Petrus. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Cephas,  a  rock  or  stone