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Συμεών, ὁ
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Simeon, Simon, he has heard} or {obedient one
Symeon, Simeon, pr. name. indecl. (1) Simeon, son of Juda, Lk. 3:30. (2) Simeon, son of Jacob, Rev. 7:7. (3) Simeon, a prophet of Jerusalem, Lk. 2:25, 34. (4) Simeon, or Simon Peter, Acts 15:14; 2 Pet. 1:1. (5) Simeon, called Niger, Acts 13:1*

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Luke 2:25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon (Symeōn | Συμεών | nom sg masc), and this man was righteous and devout, waiting expectantly for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
Luke 2:34 Then Simeon (Symeōn | Συμεών | nom sg masc) blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Take note, this child is appointed for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that will be opposed
Luke 3:30 the son of Simeon (Symeōn | Συμεών | gen sg masc), the son of Judah, the son of Joseph, the son of Jonam, the son of Eliakim,
Acts 13:1 Now there were in Antioch in the local church prophets and teachers, both Barnabas and Simeon (Symeōn | Συμεών | nom sg masc) who was called Niger, Lucius the Cyrenian, and Manaen, the foster-brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
Acts 15:14 Simeon (Symeōn | Συμεών | nom sg masc) has recounted how God first concerned himself about taking from among the Gentiles a people for his name.
2 Peter 1:1 Simon (Symeōn | Συμεών | nom sg masc) Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith that through the justice of our God and Savior Jesus Christ is of equal privilege with ours:
Revelation 7:7 from the tribe of Simeon (Symeōn | Συμεών | gen sg masc) twelve thousand, from the tribe of Levi twelve thousand, from the tribe of Issachar twelve thousand,