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Matthew 3:10. Judas repented of his betrayal and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the priests, then went and hanged himself. With the money, the priests bought land for use as a graveyard, and for that reason it is called the field of blood.

Acts 1:18-19. Judas did not repent, instead using the money to buy land, but fell down and accidentally killed himself. For that reason his land is called the field of blood.
(warning: this is a little bizarre) this is a little lengthy, but interesting

Judas has an interesting bio and connections with the future Antichrist (the Beast).

Joh 6:70 Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil? -that's a strange accusation
Joh 6:71 He spake of Judas Iscariot the son of Simon: for he it was that should betray him, being one of the twelve.

Joh 12:6 This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.-speaking of Judas, who stole from the disciples funds

Mat 26:24 The Son of man goeth as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! it had been good for that man if he had not been born.-a very bad future our saviour predicts for this Judas
Mat 26:25 Then Judas, which betrayed him, answered and said, Master, is it I? He said unto him, Thou hast said.

Joh 13:2 And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him;--notice first the devil puts it into his heart to betray Christ
then....
Joh 13:27 And after the sop Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto him, That thou doest, do quickly. --Satan entered him,,possessed him, to whom Christ is now directly addressing, that thou does, do quickly?

Then after the betrayal, he goes and hangs himself
Later after the death, burial, resurrection of Christ the Apostles gather to decide who will replace Judas, as the 12th Apostle:
Act 1:25 That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place. --his own place, thought by commentaters to be a strange designation for him, following his death, what place? Where?

Notice next the words of Christ about this one
Joh 17:12 While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.-son of perdition or: son of eternal damnation, death or destruction--that's an odd title for him! Who else is referred to as that ominous title, note also:that the scripture might be fulfilled ? Which scripture? and pertaining to what? So the "son of perdition" was lost to allow for the fullfillment of scriptures?


2Th 2:3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
2Th 2:4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.-here this passage is clearly speaking of the revealing of the Antichrist to the world, and mentions what Daniel calls the abomination of desolation, where the AntiChrist goes into the newly completed Jewish Temple, stops the daily sacrifice, and claims there that he himself is God. Daniel has quite alot to say in fact about this Antichrist character, as do Revelation, this one called "the son of perditon". Are these the scriptures being referred to by Christ before when he spoke of the "son of perdition" being lost that the "scriptures might be fullfilled"?


So this antichrist and Judas Iscariot have the same title "son of perdition" or son of destruction/damnation/eternal death, theyre the only two men called this in the Bible. So what does this got to do with Judas? Why the refrenceing one (Judas), who was-he once walked this earth, and is not (he's dead) with one who (shall acend) or is yet to come, the antichrist???

Rev 17:8 The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.

Notice this beast was (past tense), is not (present tense), and shall ascend/yet is-(future)-this beast is twofold; he is the antichrist and also speaking of the Empire that he will rule over which also was, is not, and yet is--the Roman Empire. Or rather the revived Roman Empire in its final form as it will be.

They are wondering in awe and following this man/ this beast, who was, is not, and yet is, and this past tense (once walked this earth), is not (not currently among us), and yet is (will again walk this earth) man by this scripture we also read that he shall ascend out of the bottomless pit. This strange man, this beast who was, is not, yet is,,,shall ascend out of the bottomless pit? And what could that be referring to? We shall see in the next passage, who and what this is that ascends out of the bottomless pit and becomes this beast (antichrist) described in the previous passage.

Rev 9:1 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.
Rev 9:2 And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.
Rev 9:11 And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.

First off, this isn't the Devil or Satan, he's already out there running free, having his way in the world as the "god of this world", though later interestingly, he will be cast into this same holding pit and imprisoned there for 1000 years (see Rev.20:3). This person is someone else, and is one currently imprisoned in this bottomless pit, but in the time of the tribulation will be released. "that the scriptures might be fullfilled"


So this person/beast shall ascend out of the bottomless pit he is apparently imprisoned in at the present time. He will be released by one with a key to the bottomless pit, (to unlock or open is the obvious inference) and this beast (now let loose) that ascends out of this bottomless pit is an angel, fallen obviously, with the name Apollyon, which is the same greek word for Perdition, as in the son of perdition. You could say this is HIS OWN PLACE, until he is released, his personal holding cell, also to be the future holding cell for the Devil, during the 1000 year reign of Christ.

So of this Judas Iscariot, who Christ said IS A DEVIL, and Peter said after he died, went to his own place, whom Christ called "son of perdition" that was lost so that "the scriptures might be fullfilled" (like the scriptures weve been looking at to come?), speaking of this Judas: Did he go to this place, this bottomless pit, his holding cell until the time of the end, when he will ascend out of the pit, and become the person AntiChrist? Where currently he was, is not, but shall ascend out of the bottomless pit? What exactly does that even mean?


Rev 11:7 And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.

Is this bizarre enough yet? Yes it is, but its there. What exactly is that saying,,im not sure, but in answering the question, these are certainly some interesting things that happened (past tense) to Judas Iscariot, and are? and will be? We'll see.
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Why did Judas Iscariot betray Jesus?

Answer . I think that this is a parable - Judas is someone (or business) that destroys the earth (nature) for profit. By destroying our earth, they are creating their own hell. And destroying themselves. Judas is like a capitalist and nature is God.. Judas Iscariot . In the name of Judas Isca (MORE)

Who was the disciple Judas who was not Judas Iscariot?

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How did Judas Iscariot die?

Matthew 27:5 says that Judas threw down the silver in the Templeand went and hanged himself. The priests took the blood money andbought the potter's field, which they called the field of blood.Judas committed suicide. Acts 1:18 says that Judas bought a field with the reward ofiniquity, and fell hea (MORE)

Did Judas iscariot go to heaven?

first of all he commited a horrible sin- and was party to the execution of Christ- a co-conspirator as it were. second he took his own life in nothing that would be called a sacrificial mode- suicide is its own punishment, so they say. sorry, no energy crisis where Judas wound up! Another Point of (MORE)

How did Judas Iscariot meet Jesus?

The Bible does not specifically say how Judas Iscariot meet Jesus.He was one of the original twelve disciples and the only one tobetray him.

Did Judas Iscariot write a book?

Q: But there was such a thing as the gospel of Judas? A: There absolutely was. What we have is a Coptic copy of that Greek original document. Greek and Coptic are written with the same essential lettering but the document had deteriorated considerable. The calligraphy was such that it was alm (MORE)

Who was the other Judas among Jesus' Apostle aside from Judas Iscariot?

In the King James version.... The 'other' Judas is cited several times as the brother of James . Luk 6:16 And Judas the brother of James , and Judas Iscariot, which also was the traitor. . Joh 14:22 Judas saith unto him , not Iscariot , Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself unto (MORE)

How did Judas Iscariot betray Jesus?

Jesus was betrayed with a kiss . Matthew 26:48-50 (King James Version). 48 Now he that betrayed him gave them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he: hold him fast. 49 And forthwith he came to Jesus, and said, Hail, master; and kissed him . 50 And Jesus said unto him, Friend (MORE)

What did Judas iscariot do?

Judas iscariot was the one who betrayed Jesus to the Pharisees for 30 pieces of silver. He took them to the place where Jesus and his disciples where, and then he gave Jesus a kiss, to show them which one was Jesus. This might sound weird, if it weren't for the fact that Jesus would have looked so o (MORE)

Did Judas Iscariot kill himself?

Matthew 27:5 says that Judas threw down the silver in the Temple and went and hanged himself. The priests took the blood money and bought the potter's field, which they called the field of blood. Acts 1:18 has a different story, that Judas bought a field with the reward of iniquity, obviously intent (MORE)

How old was Judas iscariot?

There are few (bertillon files) that is ID facts in the Bible, even fewer in the New Testament. this much is known, he was a member of the Closest followers - before the Last Supper, anyhow, and must have been an adult. He commited suicide by hanging shortly after his actions caught up with him. The (MORE)

When did Judas iscariot die?

Judas hung himself after Jesus was crucified. The bible says he hung with a force to cause his internal organs to come out.

Is Judas Iscariot the Son of Perdition?

Yes. Judas Iscariot is the son of perdition. Jesus says these words in His prayer as quoted in John 17. In the online Free Dictionary "perdition" is: final and unalterable spiritual ruin; damnation. Perdition can also be translated as "hell." Clearly this word carries with it all the terrible horror (MORE)

Who replaced Judas Iscariot in the Bible?

Judas Iscariot's place as one of the twelve was taken by a man named Matthias. (Acts 1:21-26) -- further -- Some have supposed that Paul was the replacement for Judas, but Paul excludes himself from the twelve in I Cor. 15:5-8. Paul was the apostle of the Gentiles (Rom. 11:13) to the Church wh (MORE)

Why Judas Iscariot was chosen to be treasurer?

There is some evidence he was a tax collector, or I.R.S. agent- like St. Matthew was. remember the line about the Love of Money being the root of all evil! It is interesting not One of the Twelve was a true police officer or related job- Matthew caim the closest with Tax collector status.

Where did Judas Iscariot die?

A: There are two diammetrically opposed narratives in the New Testament as to how and why Judas died. Matthew 27:3-5 says that Judas repented of what he had done and took the thirty pieces of silver back to the Temple and cast them down at the priests. He then went away and hanged himself. We d (MORE)

Why is how Judas Iscariot died a contradiction?

some say that Judas hanged himself, and others say he fell headlong into a field. In the Jerusalem area, there are many cliffs with trees that grow so their branches hang over the edge of the cliff. These were often used for suicide, because a person could tie the rope to the branch, tie the other e (MORE)

Was Judas Iscariot from the tribe of Benjamin?

Answer By the time of Jesus, the tribal system had long since broken down and it is unlikely that anyone would really know what tribe they belonged to. moreover, John Shelby Spong ( Jesus for the NonReligious ) says that Judas Iscariot is probably a literary creation, based in part on the following (MORE)

Where was Judas Iscariot born?

There is little information about Judas Iscariot in the Bible, but he was the son of Simon Iscariot. (John 6:71) The name 'Iscariot ' is believed by many to suggest that they were from the town of Kerioth-hezron . If this is true, Judas was the only one of the 12 apostles from Judea. The rest were (MORE)

What is the biography of Judas Iscariot?

Nothing certain is known about Judas Iscariot other than what is in the New Testament. The gospels say that he was chosen to be a disciple of Jesus. The Gospel of John says that he was given the bag containing the communal money. Then all the gospels agree that he went to the priests to betray Jesus (MORE)

Who is Judas Iscariot?

Judas Iscariot was a disciple of Jesus Christ. He was also a treasurer for them. He betrayed Jesus for 30 pieces of silver, before hanging himself.

Did Judas Iscariot have a choice?

certainly. it was a premeditated act of treachery. He was compensated with 30 Pieces of silver- if we level this off in US Money- this could be Thrity Mercury Dimes- or $ 3.00 . Even if it was $30 a small sum to betray the Christ.

What tribe was Judas Iscariot from?

The only information the Bible shares about Judas is that he was the son of Simon Iscariot (John 6:71) The term "Iscariot" indicates that they may have come from the Judean town of Kerioth-hezron. If so, then Judas was the only Judean among the 12 apostles, the rest being Galileans. But there's no d (MORE)

Which town is Judas Iscariot from?

Some people believe Judas was from a village in Judea called Kerioth (Judas "Ish-Kerioth," or Iscariot, would mean "Judas from Kerioth").

How did Jesus know Judas of Iscariot?

The same way He knew all His future disciples, as well as many others... He grew up with these contemporaries of His in Judaea. As His father, Joseph's, legally firtstborn son... when Joseph presumably died [since he doesn't appear in the gospel accounts] Jesus inherited all of Joseph's possessions (MORE)

Where was Judas Iscariot buried?

A: The authors of Matthew's Gospel and Acts of the Apostles can not even agree on how Judas Iscariot died, so can hardly be expected to tell us exactly where to find his body. They both have Judas Iscariot dying a satisfyingly horrible death, although in markedly different circumstances. Matthe (MORE)

How did Judas iscariot become a disciple?

We are not told 'how' Judas became a disciple except that he was chosen by Jesus. This does not mean that Jesus made a mistake in choosing someone who would betray him as he knew from the outset his mission and his fate, and predicted his death and resurrection many times. What we do know is that (MORE)

Who succeeded Judas Iscariot as an apostle?

Matthias. See Acts 1 for details of his appointment. Matthias , was chosen to succeed Judas, for we read from Lukeaccount in Acts of the Apostles, chapter 1, verses 20 to 26: Peter continued, "This was written in the book of Psalms, where itsays, 'Let his home become desolate, with no one living i (MORE)

Is Judas iscariot a saint?

Judas was concidered a traitor by christians while the early christians called the gnostics believed he was a saint given power unimaginable.

Who is the successor of Judas Iscariot?

Matthias was the successor of Judas Iscariot. It talks about how they chose him in Acts 1:12-24. They nominated two men initially, Barsabbas (also known as Justus) and Matthias. The nominated these men because they had been with Jesus' ministry the whole time. They then cast lots and the lot fell on (MORE)

Where did Judas Iscariot hang himself?

One place he hanged himself is in the minds of the wicked who judge him unrighteously. The wicked neither perceive nor understand the meaning of the words, "He went and hanged himself." Those words follow these words, "If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, an (MORE)

Was Judas Iscariot a believer of Jesus?

Judas was a disciple of Jesus, but evidently not a believer that Jesus was Christ and God's Son or he would not have betrayed Him. Judas is also referred to as a son of perdition, not a term that describes a believer.

Is Judas and Iscariot different?

No, the man's name was Judas Iscariot. He was who betrayed Jesus (for 30 pieces of silver from the Jewish authorities, kissed Jesus to signal to the soldiers it was him).

Was Judas iscariot a zealot?

The idea of Judas being a Zealot is derived from his surname. Some say that Iscariot means "a man of Kerioth" or Carioth, which is a city of Judah, while others say that it means 'men of the dagger', which was a description of a Zealot. There seems to be more evidence supporting the first meaning, (MORE)

Was the body of Judas Iscariot burned?

No, he hung himself. Then, his body kind of exploded and his internal organs were exposed. But, just because you do something terribly wrong doesn't mean that you can't ask God for forgiveness, because God loves you!

Why did Judas Iscariot betray his Master?

Judas Betrayed Jesus because he was told to do so. Although Judas did not understand everything Jesus said, he was abedient to what the master asked of him. When Jesus said "who ever dips his bread in the bowl with me will betray me" and Judas was picked for the task. There is no way Peter would ha (MORE)

Was Judas Iscariot forgiven and where is it in Scripture?

The Scripture is silent on this and we must assume that he will face the Judgement process with the vast majority of mankind at the White Throne Judgement. The Bible does mention that Judas was remorseful after the event and tried to return the 30 pieces of silver before committing suicide. Only God (MORE)

Who betrayed Judas Iscariot?

Nobody betrayed Judas Iscariot in the Christian understanding of the Biblical Events, except perhaps his conscience or the Will of God.

What happened to Judas Iscariot after the crucifixion?

A: Matthew's Gospel tells us at 27:3-5 that Judas repented of what he had done and took the thirty pieces of silver back to the Temple and cast them down at the priests, then went away and committed suicide. In Acts of the Apostles, at verse 1:19, Judas was no doubt pleased to be suddenly rich, an (MORE)

When did Matthias replace Judas Iscariot?

The account is described in the entire first chapter of Acts. Jesus had been resurrected to heaven and the apostles went back to Jerusalem, to the upper room where they were staying. There they cast lots to decide if Barsabbas(Joseph/Justus) or Matthias would replace Judas, and Matthias was chosen. (MORE)

Did Judas Iscariot work in the church?

No Judas did not work in the "church". There were no "churches" as we know them today. In Israel where all the gospel took place there was the temple in Jerusalem and then in other towns and villages there were Synagogues. But the only workers in these places of worship were the priest's and others (MORE)

What is Judas Iscariot known for?

Judas Iscariot is a man. He is best known for being one of the twelve follower or successor of Jesus Christ. He makes his first appearence in the new testamony.

Who was Judas Iscariot and how did he get his surname?

A: According to the gospels, Judas Iscariot was one of the disciplesof Jesus. Jews were universally known by their father's name, andit would have been normal for any Jew to be known (in Aramaic) asJoseph son of Heli, or the like. It was certainly the practice ofRomans and Greeks to have surnames, (MORE)