Mark 3:16
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English Standard Version
He appointed the twelve: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter);

King James Bible
And Simon he surnamed Peter;

American Standard Version
and Simon he surnamed Peter;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And to Simon he gave the name Peter:

English Revised Version
and Simon he surnamed Peter;

Webster's Bible Translation
And Simon he surnamed Peter.

Weymouth New Testament
These twelve were Simon (to whom He gave the surname of Peter)

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Vincent's Word Studies

And Simon he surnamed Peter

Mark relates only his naming and not his appointment, leaving his appointment to be understood.

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Mark 1:16 Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.

Matthew 16:16-18 And Simon Peter answered and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God...

John 1:42 And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, You are Simon the son of Jona: you shall be called Cephas...

1 Corinthians 1:12 Now this I say, that every one of you said, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

1 Corinthians 3:22 Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours;

1 Corinthians 9:5 Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

Galatians 2:7-9 But contrariwise, when they saw that the gospel of the uncircumcision was committed to me...


2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ...

Cross References
Matthew 10:2
The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;

Mark 3:15
and have authority to cast out demons.

Mark 3:17
James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James (to whom he gave the name Boanerges, that is, Sons of Thunder);

Luke 6:13
And when day came, he called his disciples and chose from them twelve, whom he named apostles:

Luke 6:14
Simon, whom he named Peter, and Andrew his brother, and James and John, and Philip, and Bartholomew,

Acts 1:13
And when they had entered, they went up to the upper room, where they were staying, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot and Judas the son of James.

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