Judas Iscariot


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Judas Is·car·i·ot

 (ĭ-skăr′ē-ət) Died c. ad 30.
One of the 12 Apostles and the betrayer of Jesus in the New Testament.
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Noun1.Judas Iscariot - (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silverJudas Iscariot - (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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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!'
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.
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 the Catholic faith, Wednesday of the Holy Week or Spy Wednesday is marked by the betrayal by Judas Iscariot of Jesus Christ.
The way the story of Judas Iscariot is part of the everyday reality in the Philippines, we can almost make a case that the least of the apostles must have been Filipino.
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.
Lomax spoke about Judas Iscariot, one of the 12 Apostles, and was he really deserving of all the bad feelings associated with him.