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Peter

Origin
greek
Origin name
greek 'rock, cliff, safe place' , the same as hebr Kephas which was given to the apostle Simon by Jesus ( Matthew 16:18 , John 1:42). Simon Peter was the most prominent of the apostles, and is named the first pope in Rome.

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1923-1984
HU
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born 1948
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church-bible
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