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  2. Peter Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Webster

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    pe· ter ˈpē-tər petered; petering; peters intransitive verb 1 : to diminish gradually and come to an end : give outusually used with out novelists whose creative impetus seems largely to have petered out The Times Literary Supplement (London) 2 : to become exhausted usually used with out peter 2 of 3 noun (1) often vulgar : penis Peter 3 of 3

  3. Who was Peter in the Bible? | GotQuestions.org

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    Who was Peter in the Bible? Answer Simon Peter, also known as Cephas ( John 1:42 ), was one of the first followers of Jesus Christ. He was an outspoken and ardent disciple, one of Jesus’ closest friends, an apostle, and a “pillar” of the church ( Galatians 2:9 ). Peter was enthusiastic, strong-willed, impulsive, and, at times, brash.

  4. What does Peter mean? Peter as a boys' name is pronounced PEE-ter. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Peter is "rock". Variant of Petros. Biblical: one of the 12 apostles, Peter the fisherman was impulsive and had strong faith. Jesus said of him, "Upon this Rock I will build my church". In Catholic tradition, the first pope.

  5. Peter (given name) - Wikipedia

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    Peter is a common masculine given name. It is derived directly from Greek Πέτρος, Petros (an invented, masculine form of Greek petra, the word for "rock" or "stone"), which itself was a translation of Aramaic Kefa ("stone, rock"), the new name Jesus gave to apostle Simon Bar-Jona. [1] An Old English variant is Piers .

  6. Saint Peter the Apostle | History, Facts, & Feast Day ...

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    St. Peter the Apostle, original name Simeon or Simon, (died 64 ce, Rome [Italy]), disciple of Jesus Christ, recognized in the early Christian church as the leader of the 12 disciples and by the Roman Catholic Church as the first of its unbroken succession of popes.

  7. Saint Peter - Wikipedia

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    Saint Peter (died between AD 64 and 68), also known as Peter the Apostle, Peter the Rock, Simon Peter, Simeon, Simon, or Cephas, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ and one of the first leaders of the early Christian Church. According to Christian tradition, Peter was crucified in Rome under Emperor Nero.

  8. 1 Peter 1 NIV - Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To - Bible ...

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    1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance.