13 Afterward Jesus went up on a mountain and called out the ones he wanted to go with him. And they came to him.
14 Then he appointed twelve of them and called them his apostles. They were to accompany him, and he would send them out to preach,
References for Mark 3:14
    • b 3:14 - Some manuscripts do not include and called them his apostles.
      15 giving them authority to cast out demons.
      16 These are the twelve he chose: Simon (whom he named Peter),
      17 James and John (the sons of Zebedee, but Jesus nicknamed them “Sons of Thunder” ),
      References for Mark 3:17
        • c 3:17 - Greek whom he named Boanerges, which means Sons of Thunder.
          18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James (son of Alphaeus), Thaddaeus, Simon (the zealot ),
          References for Mark 3:18
            • d 3:18 - Greek the Cananean, an Aramaic term for Jewish nationalists.
              19 Judas Iscariot (who later betrayed him).