Fate of the Twelve Apostles
John Fox Ricks
Matthew- Slain by the sword in the city of Ethiopia at about 60 A.D.
Mark- Dragged to death through the streets of Alexandria, then burned at about 74 A.D.
Luke- Hanged on the olive tree in Greece.
John- Banished to the Isle of Patmos, 96 A.D. (Rev. 1:9)- Still alive.
Peter- Crucified head down in Rome, 66 A.D.
James- (Son of Zebedee) Beheaded in Jerusalem by the sword. (Acts 12:1-9)
Phillip- Crucified at Heirapole Phryga, 52 A.D.
James, the Lesser- (Son of Alphaeus)- Thrown from the pinnacle, then beaten to death, 60 A.D.
Bartholomew- Beaten, crucified and then beheaded by command of a king, 52 A.D.
Andrew- Bound to death. He preached until he expired, 74 A.D.
Thomas- Ran through by a lance at Madras, India, 52 A.D.
Jude- Shot to death, 76 A.D.
Simon- Crucified in Persia, 74 A.D.
Mathias- Stoned, then beheaded in Ethiopia, 70 A.D.
Barnabas- Stoned to death by James at Salancan, about 73 A.D.
Paul- Beheaded by Herod of Nero, 66 A.D.
Judas Iscariot- Committed suicide by hanging himself, 34 A.D. (Acts 1:18)
Thaddeus- Shot to death by arrows, 72 A.D.