On the 11th day of Christmas my true love gave to me

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Eleven Pipers Piping – The Eleven Faithful Apostles

1) Simon Peter

2) Andrew

3) James

4) John

5) Philip

6) Bartholomew

7) Matthew

8) Thomas

9) James bar Alphaeus

10) Simon the Zealot

11) Judas bar James

(Luke 6:14-16)

The list does not include the twelfth disciple, Judas Iscariot who betrayed Jesus to the religious leaders and the Romans. 

On The Eleventh Day of Christmas My True Love Gave To Me

11 Pipers Piping (The Eleven Faithful Apostles)

10 Lords A-leaping (The Ten Commandments)

9 Ladies Dancing (The Nine Fruit of the Holy Spirit)

8 Maids A-milking (The Eight Beatitudes)

7 Swans A-swimming (The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit)

6 Geese A-laying (Six days of creation)

5 Golden Rings (Five Books of the Old Testament)

4 Calling Birds (Four Gospels)

3 French Hens (Three Theological Virtues)

2 Turtle Doves (Old and New Testaments)

And A Partridge In A Pear Tree (Jesus Christ)

 

 

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