Parent Category: Bible
Category: Biblical People
Symeon (sime-un), KJV Simeon (sime-un). [Gr. SumeoÂµn, from Heb. ShimÃ”oÃ†n, â€œhearing.â€]
1.Â Â Â A Judahite appearing in Luke's genealogy of Jesus Christ (Lk 3:30).
2.Â Â Â For Acts 15:14, RSV, see Peter.
3.Â Â Â A Christian prophet and/or teacher at Antioch at the time of the appointment of Saul and Barnabas for foreign mission service. He was also known by his Latin name Niger, meaning â€œblack,â€ suggesting that he may have been of African stock (Acts 13:1).
Horn, Siegfried H., Seventh-day Adventist Bible Dictionary, (Washington, D.C.: Review and Herald Publishing Association) 1979.