judas

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A traitor, a person not to be trusted
A male given name
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
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

At the top of the stairs was a heavy door with a peephole. Flick banged on it and stood where her face could be seen through the judas.

disapproval If you accuse someone of being a Judas, you are accusing them of being deceitful and betraying their friends or country. = traitor
{i} Judas Iscariot, disciple who betrayed Jesus (Biblical); traitor
The disciple who betrayed Christ
(New Testament) supposed brother of St James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless
(New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver
Hence: A treacherous person; one who betrays under the semblance of friendship
someone who betrays under the guise of friendship
Treacherous; betraying
a one-way peephole in a door
a one-way peephole in a door someone who betrays under the guise of friendship (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver
Judas Priest
A less vulgar term in place of the idiom Jesus Christ! commonly used in anger or surprise
Judas goat
a goat trained to lead other goats to a place of slaughter
Judas goat
a goat trained to find feral goats
Judas goats
plural form of Judas goat
Judas tree
A small deciduous tree, Cercis siliquastrum, noted for its prolific display of deep-pink flowers in spring
Judas trees
plural form of Judas tree
Judas Iscariot
apostle who betrayed Jesus
Judas Iscariot
Judas. died AD 30 Disciple who betrayed Jesus. He was one of the original 12 disciples. Judas made a deal with the Jewish authorities to betray Jesus into their custody; in return for 30 pieces of silver, he brought the armed guard to the Garden of Gethsemane and identified Jesus with a kiss. He later regretted his deed and committed suicide; according to Matthew 27, he returned the money to the priests before hanging himself. His surname may mean "man of Kerioth," or it may link him to the Sicarii, a band of radical Jewish terrorists
Judas Maccabaeus
Jewish leader who defeated Antiochus IV in 165 BCE
Judas Maccabaeus
died 161/160 BC Leader of a Jewish rebellion against the Syrians. The son of an aged priest who took to the mountains in rebellion when Antiochus IV Ephiphanes tried to impose the Greek religion on the Jews, Judas became leader of the rebels on his father's death and won a series of victories over the Syrians in 166-164 BC. In 166 he purified the Temple of Jerusalem, an event celebrated at Hanukkah. On Antiochus's death in 164, the Seleucids offered the Jews freedom of worship, but Judas continued the war, hoping to gain political freedom. He was killed soon thereafter, but his brothers carried on the struggle. The history of the dynasty is told in the two books of Maccabees in the Apocrypha
judas colored
{s} having a red color (because Judas Iscariot had red hair and beard)
judas coloured
{s} having a red color (because Judas Iscariot had red hair and beard)
judas hole
{i} peephole, small hole for looking through
judas kiss
{i} dishonest kiss, treacherous kiss
judas maccabaeus
Jewish leader of a revolt in Judea that recovered Jerusalem around 166 BC; hero of the Apocryphal books I Maccabees and II Maccabees (?-161 BC)
judas tree
small tree of the eastern Mediterranean having abundant purplish-red flowers growing on old wood directly from stems and appearing before the leaves: widely cultivated in mild regions; wood valuable for veneers
judas tree
{i} redbud, tree that is native to North America and Eurasia and blossoms with pink bud-like flowers before the rounded leaves appear in the spring (believed to be the type of tree opon which Judas Iscariot hanged himself)
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