I. noun Etymology: Greek Simōn, from Hebrew Shim‘ōn Date: before 12th century 1. peter — called also Simon Peter 2. one of the twelve disciples of Jesus — called also Simon the Zealot 3. a kinsman of Jesus 4. a Cyrenian constrained to help Jesus bear his cross to his place of crucifixion — called also Simon the Cyrenian 5. Simon Magus II. biographical name Claude 1913- French writer III. biographical name 1st Viscount 1873-1954 John Allsebrook Simon British jurist & statesman IV. biographical name Herbert Alexander 1916-2001 American economist V. biographical name Neil 1927- American dramatist VI. biographical name Paul (Frederic) 1941- American singer & songwriter

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