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Judas Iscariot.

(d. c. 30 ad) Jewish leader


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The Apostle who betrayed Christ to the Jewish authorities. His death is recorded in three places (Mt. 27: 3–5, Acts 1: 16–20, and in Papias), but only the account in Mt. is unequivocal in seeing it as suicide.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Biblical Studies.


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