(contracted form of Simeon, a hearing).
Simon the tanner, a Christian convert living at Joppa, at whose house Peter lodged. (Acts 9:43) The house was near the seaside, (Acts 10:6,32) for the convenience of the water. (A.D. 37.)
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Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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