One day soon afterward Jesus went to a mountain to pray, and he prayed to God all night.
At daybreak he called together all of his disciples and chose twelve of them to be apostles. Here are their names:
Simon (he also called him Peter), Andrew (Peter's brother), James, John, Philip, Bartholomew,
Matthew, Thomas, James (son of Alphaeus), Simon (the Zealot),
Judas (son of James), Judas Iscariot (who later betrayed him).
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)