Simon Peter

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SIMON PETER. Arabic Sham’um شمعون
Not mentioned by name in the Qur’an, but al-Baizawi says he is the Apostle who was sent to Antioch to succor the two disciples in prison (said to be John and Jude), and who is referred to in Surah xxxvi. 13: “And we strengthened-them with a third.”

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam