Judas Iscariot

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Judas Iscariot (; Hebrew: יהודה איש-קריות Yehūḏā ʾĪš-Qǝrīyyōṯ, "Judah, man of Kerioth"; Aramaic: ܝܗܘܕܐ ܣܟܪܝܘܛܐ; Biblical Greek: Ἰούδας Ἰσκαριώτης; died c. 30 – c. 33 AD) was a disciple and one of the original Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. According to all four canonical gospels, Judas betrayed Jesus to the Sanhedrin in the Garden of Gethsemane by kissing him and addressing him as "rabbi" to reveal his identity in the darkness to the crowd who had come to arrest him. His name is often used synonymously with betrayal or treason. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Judas Iscariot has received more than 7,093,161 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Judas Iscariot is the 16th most popular religious figure (up from 18th in 2019).

Judas Iscariot is most famous for betraying Jesus to the Romans in exchange for money.

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Among religious figures, Judas Iscariot ranks 16 out of 2,272Before him are John the Baptist, Zoroaster, Pope John Paul II, Jacob, Saint George, and Francis of Assisi. After him are Elijah, Solomon, John Calvin, Aaron, Ali, and Saint Joseph.

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Among people born in 50, Judas Iscariot ranks 1After him are Epictetus, Juvenal, Apollodorus of Damascus, Simon bar Kokhba, Zacchaeus, Salome, Simon Magus, Rabbi Akiva, Osroes I, Charaka, and Gaius Calpurnius Piso. Among people deceased in 30, Judas Iscariot ranks 1After him are Penitent thief and Shammai.

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