Judas in Easton's Bible Dictionary
the Graecized form of Judah. (1.) The patriarch (Matt. 1:2,
(2.) Son of Simon (John 6:71; 13:2, 26), surnamed
i.e., a man of Kerioth (Josh. 15:25). His name is
last in the list of the apostles, as given in the
(i.e., the first three) Gospels. The evil of his
gradually unfolded itself till "Satan entered into
13:27), and he betrayed our Lord (18:3). Afterwards
he owned his
sin with "an exceeding bitter cry," and cast the
money he had
received as the wages of his iniquity down on the
floor of the
sanctuary, and "departed and went and hanged
27:5). He perished in his guilt, and "went unto his
(Acts 1:25). The statement in Acts 1:18 that he
and burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels
is in no way contrary to that in Matt. 27:5. The
hanged himself, perhaps over the valley of Hinnom,
"and the rope
giving way, or the branch to which he hung breaking,
down headlong on his face, and was crushed and
mangled on the
rocky pavement below."
Why such a man was chosen to be an apostle we know
not, but it
is written that "Jesus knew from the beginning who
him" (John 6:64). Nor can any answer be
satisfactorily given to
the question as to the motives that led Judas to
Master. "Of the motives that have been assigned we
need not care
to fix on any one as that which simply led him on.
Crime is, for
the most part, the result of a hundred motives
bewildering fury through the mind of the criminal."
(3.) A Jew of Damascus (Acts 9:11), to whose house
sent. The street called "Straight" in which it was
identified with the modern "street of bazaars,"
where is still
pointed out the so-called "house of Judas."
(4.) A Christian teacher, surnamed Barsabas. He was
Jerusalem to Antioch along with Paul and Barnabas
decision of the council (Acts 15:22, 27, 32). He was
and a "chief man among the brethren."
Judas in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Judas in Naves Topical Bible
-1. Surnamed "Iscariot."
Chosen as an apostle
Mt 10:4; Mr 3:19; Lu 6:16; Ac 1:17
The treasurer of the disciples
Joh 12:6; 13:29
His greed exemplified
By his protest against the breaking of the container of
By his bargaining to betray Jesus for a sum of money
Mt 26:14-16; Mr 14:10,11; Lu 22:3-6; Joh 13:2
Betrays the Lord Jesus
Mt 26:47-50; Mr 14:43-45; Lu 22:47-49; Joh 18:2-5;
Returns the money to the rulers of the Jews
Mt 27:5; Ac 1:18
Mt 26:21-25; Mr 14:18-21; Lu 22:21-23; Joh 13:18-26;
17:12; Ac 1:16,20; with Ps 41:9; 109:8; Zec 11:12,13
-2. One of the physical half-brothers of Jesus
Mt 13:55; Mr 6:3
-3. The brother of James and probably the writer of the
Lu 6:16; Ac 1:13; Jude 1:1
-4. An apostle, probably identical with LEBBAEUS, or
-5. Of Galilee, who stirred up a sedition among the Jews
after the birth of Jesus
-6. A disciple who hosted Paul
-7. Surnamed "BARSABAS."
A Christian sent to Antioch of Syria with Paul and
Judas in Smiths Bible Dictionary
the Greek form of the Hebrew name Judah, occurring in the
LXX, and the New Testament.
1. The patriarch Judah. Mt 1:2,3
2. A man residing at Damascus, in "the street which is
called Straight," in whose house Saul of Tarsus lodged after
his miraculous conversion. Ac 9:11
Judas in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
joo'-das (Ioudas; Greek form of Hebrew "Judah"):
(1) A Levite mentioned in 1 Esdras 9:23 = JUDAH (3).
(2) Judas Maccabeus, 3rd son of Mattathias (1 Macc 2:4).
(3) Judas, son of Chalphi, a Jewish officer who supported
Jonathan bravely at the battle of Hazor (1 Macc 11:70; Ant,
XIII, v, 7).
(4) A person of good position in Jerusalem at the time of the
mission to Aristobulus (2 Macc 1:10); he has been identified
with Judas Maccabeus and also with an Essene prophet (Ant.,
XIII, xi, 2; BJ, III, 5).
(5) Son of Simon the Maccabee, and brother of John Hyrcanus (1
Macc 16:2). He was wounded in the battle which he fought along
with his brother against Cendebeus (1 Macc 16:1 ff; Ant, XIII,
vii, 3), and was murdered by Ptolemy the usurper, his brother-
in-law, at Dok (1 Macc 16:11 ff).
Judas Iscariot in Wikipedia
Judas Iscariot, (Hebrew: יהודה איש־קריות, Yehuda, Yəhûḏāh ʾÎš-
qəriyyôṯ) was, according to the New Testament, one of the
twelve original apostles of Jesus. Of the twelve, he alone is
reported to have kept a "money bag" (Greek: γλωσσόκομον),
but he is best known for his role in betraying Jesus into the
hands of the chief priests...
Judas Scripture - Acts 1:13
And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room,
where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew,
Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James [the son]
of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas [the brother] of
Judas Scripture - Matthew 1:2
Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat
Judas and his brethren;
Judas Scripture - Matthew 1:3
And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat
Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram;