Alphaeus [S] The father of James the Less, the apostle and writer of the epistle ( Matthew 10:3 ; Mark 3:18 ; Luke 6:15 ; Acts 1:13 ), and the husband of Mary ( John 19:25 ). The Hebrew form of this name is Cleopas, or Clopas (q.v.).
The father of Levi, or Matthew ( Mark 2:14 ).
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Alphaeus". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .