Judas Iscariot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Judas Iscariot (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver
    • ***

Quotations

  • Mark Twain
    Mark%20Twain
    “To my mind Judas Iscariot was nothing but a low, mean, premature Congressman.”

Usage

In literature:

Don't you know this is Judas Iscariot Day, and you are all going to town?
"The Mexican Twins" by Lucy Fitch Perkins
If so, he is the most damnable traitor of them all, and will have his place with Judas Iscariot.
"Graham of Claverhouse" by Ian Maclaren
Other friends of Jesus lay the blame of his death on Judas Iscariot, But the whole story of his "betrayal" of Jesus is a downright absurdity.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
The woman looks like a female Judas Iscariot.
"Mabel's Mistake" by Ann S. Stephens
Had he been born then, he would have been Judas Iscariot.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
Our loathing is for Judas Iscariot, who betrayed with a kiss.
"Stepsons of Light" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
Judas Iscariot, the traitor.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
So when He had dipped the sop, He taketh and giveth it to Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St John, Vol. II" by Marcus Dods
Say, mother, wasn't there a Mrs. Judas Iscariot?
"A Man in the Open" by Roger Pocock
Yore saint air Judas Iscariot an' yore God air Gain.
"When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry" by Charles Neville Buck
***

In poetry:

Then the soul of Judas Iscariot
Did make a gentle moan —
'I will bury underneath the ground
My flesh and blood and bone.
"The Ballad Of Judas Iscariot" by Robert Williams Buchanan
As the soul of Judas Iscariot
Carried its load with pain,
The Eye of Heaven, like a lanthorn's eye,
Open'd and shut again.
"The Ballad Of Judas Iscariot" by Robert Williams Buchanan
'Twas one looked from the lighted hall,
And answered fierce and low,
''Tis the soul of Judas Iscariot
Gliding to and fro.'
"The Ballad Of Judas Iscariot" by Robert Williams Buchanan
For months and years, in grief and tears,
He walked the silent night;
Then the soul of Judas Iscariot
Perceived a far-off light.
"The Ballad Of Judas Iscariot" by Robert Williams Buchanan
'Twas the soul of Judas Iscariot
Turned from the Brig of Dread,
And the dreadful foam of the wild water
Had splashed the body red.
"The Ballad Of Judas Iscariot" by Robert Williams Buchanan
'Twas the wedding guests cried out within,
And their eyes were fierce and bright —
'Scourge the soul of Judas Iscariot
Away into the night!'
"The Ballad Of Judas Iscariot" by Robert Williams Buchanan

In news:

I mean, this completely agrees with the gospels of the New Testament on the basic historical fact, which is that Jesus was identified to the authorities by Judas Iscariot, who was one of his disciples .
(This clip also has Tina Brown's comparison of Santorum to Judas Iscariot.
Photograph by Vera Sloan ON TRIAL: Isaac Benelli's Judas must confront his accusers in 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot .'.
City Lights asks what the true meaning of loyalty is in 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot '.
Is it time to reconsider some of the most complex and controversial characters in the Bible, like Judas Iscariot.
SRJC tackles Guirgis' hot-and-heavy comedy-drama 'Judas Iscariot'.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf / The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.
SCAD presents 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot' in Savannah.
Just in time for Easter, Alley Theater presents the dark comedy The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, opening on Friday.
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot will go on April 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, and 30 at 8 pm each night.
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.
Theater critic John Porter finds out when he views "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot" at Henley Street.
Photograph by Vera Sloan ON TRIAL: Isaac Benelli's Judas must confront his accusers in 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.'.
City Lights asks what the true meaning of loyalty is in 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot'.
3 One of Jesus' twelve apostles was named Judas Iscariot.
***