What is Judas?
Judas definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
Also called Judas Iscariot. the disciple who betrayed Jesus. Mark 3:19.
a person treacherous enough to betray a friend; traitor.
Also called Saint Judas, Saint Jude. one of the 12 apostles (not Judas Iscariot). Luke 6:16; Acts 1:13; John 14:22.
a brother of James (and possibly of Jesus). Matt. 13:55; Mark 6:3.
(usually lowercase) Also called judas hole. a peephole, as in an entrance door or the door of a prison cell.
(of an animal) used as a decoy to lead other animals to slaughter: A Judas goat led sheep into the abattoir.
RELATED WORDSconspirator, deceiver, turncoat, betrayer, rat, weasel, two-timer, backstabber
Related formsJuA.dasA.like, adjective
Definition for judas (2 of 2)Judah
[ joo-duh ]SHOW IPA
/ E?dE?ua??dE? /PHONETIC RESPELLING
the fourth son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 29:35.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel traditionally descended from him.
the Biblical kingdom of the Hebrews in S Palestine, including the tribes of Judah and Benjamin.Compare Ephraim(def 3).
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning a??praised.a??
Also Douay Bible, JuA.da (for defs 1a??3).