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The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth (the Jefferson Bible), by Thomas Jefferson, [1902], at


Call of His Disciples.

AND it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.

2 And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles;

3 Simon, (whom he also named Peter,) and Andrew his brother, James and John, Philip and Bartholomew,

4 Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called Zelotes,

5 And Judas the brother of James, and Judas Iscariot, which also was the traitor.

6 And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out of all Judaea and

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[paragraph continues] Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, which came to hear him, and to be healed of their diseases.

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