Judas Iscariot  

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Judas Iscariot was one of Jesus's twelve disciples (or apostles. He carried their money box and is best-known for having betrayed Jesus for "30 pieces of silver" by pointing him out to arresting Roman soldiers.

After Jesus' execution by the Roman authorities, Judas committed suicide by hanging.

His name became synonymous with "betrayer".

See also: quisling




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