Apostle Justus

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Justus''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He was one of the sons of [[Joseph the Betrothed]], and he and the [[Apostle Matthias]] were selected to replace Judas Iscariot but ultimately was St. Justus was not chosen. He was [[Bishop]] of Eleutheropolis and died a [[martyr]]. The Church remembers St. Justus on [[October 30]].
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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Justus''' (also known as ''Joseph'' or ''Barsabas Justus'') is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He was a son of [[Joseph the Betrothed]] and his first wife Salome, along with the [[Apostle James the Just]], the [[Apostle Jude]], and Simon; he is sometimes known as ''Joses''. He and the [[Apostle Matthias]] were selected as candidates to replace [[Judas Iscariot]], but ultimately St. Justus was not chosen. He was [[Bishop]] of Eleutheropolis and died a [[martyr]]. The Church remembers St. Justus on [[October 30]], and on [[January 4]] among the Seventy.
 
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== Source ==
 
== Source ==
St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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==External links==
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=100024 Apostle Justus of the Seventy], January 4 ([[OCA]])
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=103113 Apostle Justus of the Seventy], October 30 (OCA)
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Justus]]
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[[Category:Seventy Apostles|Justus]]
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[[Category:Bishops|Justus]]
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[[Category:1st-century bishops|Justus]]
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[[Category:Martyrs|Justus]]
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[[Category:Saints|Justus]]
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[[Category:Ante-Nicene Saints|Justus]]
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[[Category:1st-century saints]]
  
[[Category:Saints]]
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[[ro:Apostolul Iust]]
[[Category:Martyrs]]
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The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Justus (also known as Joseph or Barsabas Justus) is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. He was a son of Joseph the Betrothed and his first wife Salome, along with the Apostle James the Just, the Apostle Jude, and Simon; he is sometimes known as Joses. He and the Apostle Matthias were selected as candidates to replace Judas Iscariot, but ultimately St. Justus was not chosen. He was Bishop of Eleutheropolis and died a martyr. The Church remembers St. Justus on October 30, and on January 4 among the Seventy.

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