|Many think that one of the biggest arguments AGAINST women apostles was the fact that Jesus never picked one.|
But Scripture does give an indication of what the true symbology should be in what He did choosing 12 Hebrew men for His first apostles. They represented the 12 tribes of Israel. Tribes were always represented by the patriarchs they sprang from. Thus the 12, though not the original patriarchs for the tribes, represented them spiritually in the New Covenant.
Now the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
Also she had a great and high wall with twelve gates, and twelve angels at the gates, and names written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel: