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ˈdʒu dəsju·das

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jude, Saint Jude, St. Jude, Judas, Thaddaeusnoun

    (New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless

  2. Judas, Judas Iscariotnoun

    (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver

  3. Judasnoun

    someone who betrays under the guise of friendship

  4. judasnoun

    a one-way peephole in a door

Wiktionary

  1. Judasnoun

    A traitor, a person not to be trusted.

  2. Judasnoun

    A small hole in a door through which a person can look without being seen from the other side; used especially in prisons; a judas-hole

  3. Judasnoun

    One of the twelve original Apostles of Jesus, known for his role in Jesus' betrayal into the hands of Roman authorities. Also called Judas Iscariot.

  4. Judasnoun

    A male given name from Hebrew.

  5. Judasnoun

    Penultimate book of the Bible, with only one chapter, composed of twenty-five verses.

  6. Etymology: From Latin Iudas, from Ancient Greek Ἰούδας (Ioúdas), from Hebrew יְהוּדָה (y'hudá).

Wikipedia

  1. judas

    Judas Iscariot (; Biblical Greek: Ἰούδας Ἰσκαριώτης; Classical Syriac: ܝܗܘܕܐ ܣܟܪܝܘܛܐ; died c. 30 – c. 33 AD) was a disciple and one of the original Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. According to all four canonical gospels, Judas betrayed Jesus to the Sanhedrin in the Garden of Gethsemane by kissing him on the cheek and addressing him as "master" to reveal his identity in the darkness to the crowd who had come to arrest him. His name is often used synonymously with betrayal or treason. The Gospel of Mark gives no motive for Judas's betrayal, but does present Jesus predicting it at the Last Supper, an event also described in all the other gospels. The Gospel of Matthew 26:15 states that Judas committed the betrayal in exchange for thirty pieces of silver. The Gospel of Luke 22:3 and the Gospel of John 13:27 suggest that he was possessed by Satan. According to Matthew 27:1–10, after learning that Jesus was to be crucified, Judas attempted to return the money he had been paid for his betrayal to the chief priests and committed suicide by hanging. The priests used the money to buy a field to bury strangers in, which was called the "Field of Blood" because it had been bought with blood money. The Book of Acts 1:18 quotes Peter as saying that Judas used the money to buy the field himself and, he "[fell] headlong... burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out." His place among the Twelve Apostles was later filled by Matthias. Due to his notorious role in all the gospel narratives, Judas remains a controversial figure in Christian history. His betrayal is seen as setting in motion the events that led to Jesus's crucifixion and resurrection, which, according to traditional Christian theology, brought salvation to humanity. The Gnostic Gospel of Judas—rejected by the proto-orthodox Church as heretical—portrays Judas's actions as done in obedience to instructions given to him by Jesus, and that he alone amongst the disciples knew Jesus's true teachings. Since the Middle Ages, Judas has sometimes been portrayed as a personification of the Jewish people and his betrayal has been used to justify Christian antisemitism.

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  1. judas

    1) In a biblical context, Judas refers to Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve original apostles of Jesus Christ in the New Testament of the Bible, who is infamously known for his betrayal of Jesus to the Roman authorities in exchange for thirty pieces of silver. 2) In a general context, a 'Judas' is a term used to describe someone who betrays a friend or ally, particularly for personal gain, similar to how Judas Iscariot betrayed Jesus Christ. This term holds a negative connotation and is typically used to express extreme disappointment or treachery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Judasnoun

    the disciple who betrayed Christ. Hence: A treacherous person; one who betrays under the semblance of friendship

  2. Judasadjective

    treacherous; betraying

Wikidata

  1. Judas

    Judas is a manga by Suu Minazuki. There are a total of five volumes in this series. The first was published in English by Tokyopop on October 10, 2006. The second volume of this series was released by Tokyopop on February 13, 2007. Judas is cursed for his sins to kill six hundred and sixty six people to regain his humanity. However, he is forbidden human contact and has no corporeal body. In order to kill, he uses his slave, Eve, to kill for him. Every time Eve's blood is spilled, Judas comes out and forces Eve to "say his prayers", in other words, kill. However, despite being forced to commit such heinous acts, Eve is also forced to dress like a girl. Judas had mistaken him for girl when they had first met, and he has forced Eve to dress like a girl. Sometime along the course of their strange relationship, they meet a professor, who joins them.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Judas

    jōō′das, n. a traitor: an opening in a jail-door, &c.—adj. Ju′das-col′oured, red of hair—Judas traditionally being red-haired.—ns. Ju′das-hole, a small hole in a door for watching; Ju′das-kiss, any act of treachery under the guise of kindness (Matt. xxvi. 48, 49); Ju′das-tree, a tree with rose-coloured flowers that appear before the leaves—Judas having hanged himself on one.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Judas

    surnamed Iscariot, one of the twelve Apostles of Christ, who from some infatuation that unaccountably possessed him, and to his everlasting infamy, betrayed his Master to His enemies for 30 pieces of silver; was designated by Christ as the Son of Perdition.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. JUDAS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Judas is ranked #113155 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Judas surname appeared 155 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Judas.

    89.6% or 139 total occurrences were White.
    6.4% or 10 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.2% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Judas in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Judas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Judas in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Judas did not make only one kiss. (Judas n'a pas fait qu'une seule bise)

  2. Fabrice:

    Never judge people based on their company. Take Judas, for example; he had irreprochable friends!

  3. Leonard Hodgson:

    To St. Paul, stripes, stones, shipwrecks, and thorns in the flesh were religious experiences to Judas Iscariot, the daily companionship of Jesus of Nazareth was not.

  4. Brian Deschanel:

    A politician's covenant to people, is the Judas Kiss with lipstick.

  5. Martin Luther:

    Christ is the Master the Scriptures are only the servant. The true way to test all the Books is to see whether they work the will of Christ or not. No Book which does not preach Christ can be apostolic, though Peter or Paul were its author. And no Book which does preach Christ can fail to be apostolic though Judas, Ananias, Pilate or Herod were its author.

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