Who Was Judas?


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Judas Iscariot was an apostle of Jesus and is featured in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. He is known as the apostle who betrayed Jesus to the Roman Priests for 30 pieces of silver, leading to Jesus' crucifixion.

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Judas Iscariot was one of the original 12 apostles and is seen throughout the four Gospels detailing Jesus' life as a close friend and confidant of Jesus. He betrayed Jesus after the Last Supper by leading the Roman priests to his location and kissing him on the cheek. The Christian Bible states the Judas regretted his decision and committed suicide due to guilt from his actions.

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