(changing ) the father of the apostle James the Less, ( Matthew 10:3 ; Mark 3:18 ; Luke 6:15 ; Acts 1:13 ) and husband of Mary. ( John 19:25 ) [MARY] In this latter place he is called Clopas (not, as in the Authorized Version, Cleophas). [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Alphaeus'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".