(son of Tolmai ), one of the twelve apostles of Christ. ( Matthew 10:3 ; Mark 3:18 ; Luke 6:14 ; Acts 1:13 ) It has been not improperly conjectured that he is identical with Nathanael. ( John 1:45 ) ff. He is said to have preached the gospel in India, that is, probably, Arabia Felix, and according to some in Armenia.
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Bartholomew'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".