The twelve disciples

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • The twelve disciples the twelve selected companions of Jesus; -- also called the apostles.
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Usage

In literature:

Now, no doubt you know the names of all the twelve disciples.
"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He had twelve companions or disciples (the twelve months).
"Pagan & Christian Creeds" by Edward Carpenter
He chose the twelve disciples, and sent them abroad to preach the new gospel.
"The Innocents Abroad" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Not even by the twelve Disciples.
"Christian Science" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Not even by the twelve Disciples.
"The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He chose the twelve disciples, and sent them abroad to preach the new gospel.
"The Innocents Abroad, Part 5 of 6" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Now, no doubt you know the names of all the twelve disciples.
"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Part 2." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
His twelve disciples were the apostles of the church, but they were not priests.
"The Christian Life" by Thomas Arnold
They are spoken to the small inner group of twelve disciples.
"Quiet Talks on Prayer" by S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon
In the evening the missionaries, the new disciples, and a Griqua, twelve in all, sat down to the Lord's table.
"Robert Moffat" by David J. Deane
And yet, when the disciples took up the fragments that were left, these fragments filled twelve baskets.
"Mother Stories from the New Testament" by Anonymous
And each one of the twelve disciples thought of his own sins.
"The King Nobody Wanted" by Norman F. Langford
In trying to do honor to the beloved disciple, the painters have always represented him as the most beautiful of the twelve.
"Correggio" by Estelle M. Hurll
Bobe and his twelve disciples were hanged to a wall before the soldiers.
"Modern Persia" by Mooshie G. Daniel
He had twelve disciples to whom for the past two years He had given the best part of His time, His thought and His love.
"Five Young Men" by Charles Reynolds Brown
In the evening, Jesus again left Jerusalem, and lodged in Bethany, with the twelve disciples.
""Granny's Chapters"" by Lady Mary Ross
Paul says that Jesus after his resurrection appeared to the twelve disciples.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 4 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Lectures" by Robert G. Ingersoll
He walked out of Capernaum with the twelve disciples and a crowd of followers which grew larger as he went on.
"Hurlbut's Life of Christ For Young and Old" by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
In the next chapter he gives his twelve disciples authority over demons.
"Solomon and Solomonic Literature" by Moncure Daniel Conway
They are said to be divided into twelve Panths or orders, each of which venerates one of the twelve disciples of Gorakhnath.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
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