Definitions

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  • noun A traitor.

Etymologies

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After Judas Iscariot.

Examples

  • But there were plenty of rumors, including an ancient and surprisingly persistent legend that held that the thirty pieces of silver paid to Judas Iscariot for betraying Christ were recovered by a member of the secret fanatical anti-Roman group called the Secarii, or “Murderers” the name Iscariot itself was a corruption of the Latin word Secarius.

    The Dick Cheney Code

  • But there were plenty of rumors, including an ancient and surprisingly persistent legend that held that the thirty pieces of silver paid to Judas Iscariot for betraying Christ were recovered by a member of the secret fanatical anti-Roman group called the Secarii, or “Murderers” the name Iscariot itself was a corruption of the Latin word Secarius.

    The Dick Cheney Code

  • But there were plenty of rumors, including an ancient and surprisingly persistent legend that held that the thirty pieces of silver paid to Judas Iscariot for betraying Christ were recovered by a member of the secret fanatical anti-Roman group called the Secarii, or “Murderers” the name Iscariot itself was a corruption of the Latin word Secarius.

    The Dick Cheney Code

  • "Scorched," like Forum's admirable earlier productions of "Angels in America" and "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot," is a big, rambling play staged simply and acted with force.

    Forum Theatre's 'Scorched': Rambling play acted with admirable force

  • His birthplace, as we have seen, is indicated in his name Iscariot, and it may be remarked that his origin separates him from the other Apostles, who were all Galileans.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The name Iscariot has received many interpretations more of less conjectural.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • [37: 4] Hence called Iscariot, that is, _Ish Kerioth_, or, a man of

    The Ancient Church Its History, Doctrine, Worship, and Constitution

  • Judas Iscariot is always named last, and with that black brand upon his name, who also betrayed him; which intimates that from the first, Christ knew what a wretch he was, that he had a devil, and would prove a traitor; yet Christ took him among the apostles, that it might not be a surprise and discouragement to his church, if, at any time, the vilest scandals should break out in the best societies.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • Judas, is called Iscariot as well as his son, which shows the word is not a surname but evidently designates place.

    The New Testament Commentary Vol. III: John

  • Judas, called Iscariot, who was of the number of the twelve; [22: 4] and he went and conferred with the chief priests and commanders as to how he might deliver him to them.

    The New Testament Translated From the Original Greek, With Chronological Arrangement of the Sacred Books, and Improved Divisions of Chapters and Verses.

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