Iscariot


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Iscariot

(ɪˈskærɪət)
n
(Bible) See Judas1

Is•car•i•ot

(ɪˈskær i ət)

n.
the surname of Judas, the betrayer of Jesus. Mark 3:19; 14:10, 11.
[< Late Latin Iscariōta < Greek Iskariṓtēs < Hebrew īsh-qərīyōth man of Kerioth a village in Palestine]
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References in classic literature ?
Present owner nicknamed him Judas Iscariot, and refuses to sell without the buyer knowing all about him first.
I had forgot the pasty, and it will be as scorched as Judas Iscariot! Come, Nigel, lest the foul fiend get the better of me again."
Peter's; a bone of Judas Iscariot, (it was black,) and also bones of all the other disciples; a handkerchief in which the Saviour had left the impression of his face.
But he who sold his birthright for a mess of pottage existed, and Judas Iscariot existed, and Castlereagh existed, and this man exists!'
Do not be on the defensive against a Judas Iscariot of a neighbour.
The songs are based on the gospels' accounts of the last week of Jesus's life, and the storyline of the musical depicts the political and personal struggles between the disciple Judas Iscariot and Jesus in the lead up to the crucifixion.
Roman Catholics commemorate Tuesday the Feast of Saint Matthias, the 12th apostle of Jesus Christ, who took the place of Judas Iscariot after Judas betrayed Jesus and took his own life out of guilt.
Even as the embattled State Chairman has described the party state executives members behind his travail as Judas Iscariot, adding that their action was illegal.
In his Holy Wednesday mass held at the impoverished Parola compound in Tondo, Manila, the head of the nation's Catholic hierarchy likened the obsession with wealth to betrayal similar to what disciple Judas Iscariot did to Jesus Christ.
Malcolm Day, in A Treasury of Saints, wrote that having a name that resembles Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus, was advantageous to Saint Jude, who 'is prepared to support even the most desperate of his petitioners' predicaments.'
The Maundy Thursday is a commemoration of the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the apostles in Jerusalem before he was betrayed by Judas Iscariot. It is the fifth day of Holy Week, and is preceded by Holy Wednesday and followed by Good Friday.
Christ washed the feet of his disciples before going to mount Olives, where he was betrayed by Judas Iscariot.