- Jesus chose a group of twelve (usually called ‘apostles’ by Luke, e.g. 6:13) ‘to be with him’ (on his travels). The Twelve symbolized the new Israel since the old Israel was regarded as made up of twelve tribes [[➝ tribes of Israel]] (Matt. 19:28). The Twelve bore witness to Jesus' ministry and to his resurrection. The defection of Judas Iscariot necessitated that the number twelve be made good by the election of Matthias [[➝ Matthias Apostle]] (Acts 1:15–26). Subsequent deaths did not create vacancies that needed to be filled.
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