Peter's true and original name was Simon, sometimes occurring in the form Symeon . He was the son of Jona (Johannes) and was born in Bethsaida ( John , 44 ), a town on Lake Genesareth, the position of which cannot be established with certainty, although it is usually sought at the northern end of the lake. Eccl., III, xxxi) from Clement, the ancient Christian literature which has come down to us is silent.Already, at this first meeting, the Saviour foretold the change of Simon's name to Cephas ( Kephas ; Aramaic Kipha , rock), which is translated Petros (Latin, Petrus ) a proof that Christ had already special views with regard to Simon.
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Peter may be conveniently considered under the following heads: I. Missionary Journeys in the East; The Council of the Apostles IV. Later, meeting his brother Simon, Andrew said "We have found the Messias ", and brought him to Jesus, who, looking upon him, said: "Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is interpreted Peter".
Peter in Jerusalem and Palestine after the Ascension III. When, after the High Council had sent envoys for the second time to the Baptist, the latter pointed to Jesus who was passing, saying, "Behold the Lamb of God ", Andrew and another disciple followed the Saviour to his residence and remained with Him one day.