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My Note:  11 disciples were not Jews Ref. Scripture John 7:1

The Galileans, of which 11 disciples came from, were not Jews.

Scripture:   John 7:1  After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him.

Complete text: John 7:1  After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him.
Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles was at hand.
3  His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may see the works that thou doest.
4  For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou do these things, shew thyself to the world.
5  For neither did his brethren believe in him.
6  Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet come: but your time is alway ready.
7  The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.
8  Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up yet unto this feast; for my time is not yet full come.
9  When he had said these words unto them, he abode still in Galilee.
10  But when his brethren were gone up, then went he also up unto the feast, not openly, but as it were in secret.
11  Then the Jews sought him at the feast, and said, Where is he?
12  And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him: for some said, He is a good man: others said, Nay; but he deceiveth the people.
13  Howbeit no man spake openly of him for fear of the Jews.

You see most of his disciples weren't Jews.
11 of the 12 disciples were Benjamites from Galilee.

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