Two Jews of Cyrene are mentioned in the New Testament, namely, Simon (Mr 15:21 and Lu 23:26 the King James Version) who was impressed to bear the Lord’s cross (Mr 15:21 the Revised Version, margin), and Lucius, a Christian teacher at Antioch (Ac 13:1). See Cyrene; Lucius; Simon. For Cyrenians see nodetitle.