Ce'rhas (Κηφᾶς; in later Hebrews or Syriac כֵּיפָא), a surname which Christ bestowed upon Simon (Joh 1:42), and which the Greeks rendered by Πέτρος, and the Latins by Petrus, both words meaning "a rock," which is the signification of the original. SEE PETER.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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