What is another word for St. Peter?

Pronunciation: [sənt] (IPA)

St. Peter, also known as Simon Peter, is one of the most significant figures in Christian history. He was believed to be the first apostle and the most prominent disciple of Jesus Christ. Throughout the years, many synonyms have been used to refer to St. Peter in various languages and cultures. In Italian, he is known as San Pietro, while in Spanish, he is called San Pedro. In the Middle East, he is called Abu Boutros, while in Russian, he is known as Svyatoy Pyotr. Other synonyms for St. Peter include the Prince of Apostles, the Rock, and the Keeper of the Keys. These names reflect the importance of St. Peter in the Christian faith and his role as a guide and protector of the Church.

Synonyms for St. peter:

What are the hypernyms for St. peter?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    apostle, disciple, christian saint, prince of the apostles, Biblical Figure, Biblical figure of the New Testament, Keeper of the Keys of Heaven, Patron saint of Rome, Patron saint of fishermen.

Famous quotes with St. peter

  • The church of St. Peter at Berlin, notwithstanding the total difference between them in the style of building, appears in some respects to have a great resemblance to St. Paul's in London.
    Karl Philipp Moritz
  • St. Luke again associates St. John with St. Peter in the Acts of the Apostles, when, after the Resurrection, that strange boldness had come upon the disciples.
    Alfred Noyes
  • St. Peter announced the glad tidings of the Gospel to the people on the day of Pentecost, and converted, by the first Christian sermon, ever preached, three thousand - which formed the primitive Church.
    John Strachan
  • Whenever the names of the disciples are enumerated in the New Testament, St. Peter's stands at their head.
    John Strachan
  • the Outsider is doubly a rebel: a rebel against the Established Church , a rebel against the unestablished church of materialism. Yet for all this, he is the real spiritual heir of the prophets, of Jesus and St. Peter, of St. Augustine and Peter Waldo. The purest religion of any age lies in the hands of its spiritual rebels. The twentieth century is no exception.
    Colin Wilson

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