Judas Iscariot


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Judas Iscariot

(ĭskâr`ēət), Jesus' betrayer, possibly from the village of Kerioth, the only Judaean disciple among the Twelve, and, according to the Gospel of St. John, their treasurer. Judas went to the chief priests and offered to betray Jesus, for which he was paid the sum of 30 pieces of silver. After the Last Supper he led an armed band to Gethsemane and there identified Jesus to the soldiers by kissing him. Later, according to the Gospel of St. Matthew, he repented of this act of betrayal and killed himself. The blood money went to buy a potter's field, AceldamaAceldama
[Aram.,=field of blood], according to the Gospel of St. Matthew, the chief priests bought the potter's field with Judas' 30 pieces of silver as a place to bury foreigners. However, according to the Acts of the Apostles, Judas bought the field himself and met his death in it.
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Judas Iscariot

 

(also Scariot—“a man from the city of Kerioth”), according to biblical mythology, one of the 12 disciples (apostles) of Jesus Christ, the one who betrayed his teacher to the Jerusalem authorities for 30 pieces of silver.

In the Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles various versions of Judas Iscariot’s betrayal and death are given. The story of Judas was developed in apocryphal literature and in medieval mysteries. The image of Judas Iscariot, who has become a symbol of betrayal, found its reflection in medieval and Renaissance art (usually portraying the Last Supper or Judas as he identified Jesus Christ to the guards with a kiss—hence the expression “the kiss of Judas”) and literature (Dante).

Judas Iscariot

apostle who betrays Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 26:15]

Judas Iscariot

betrays Jesus for a bribe of thirty pieces of silver. [N.T.: Matthew 26:15]
See: Bribery

Judas Iscariot

led armed band to Gethsemane and showed them which one was Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 26:46–50; Mark 14:42–45; Luke 22:47–48; John 18:1–8]

Judas Iscariot

so depicted in art. [Christian Icon.: Gaster, 165]

Judas Iscariot

betrayer of Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 26:14-16, 20–25, 47–56; 27:3–10]
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