Judas' betrayal of Christ.
The definition of Judas is a term used for someone who betrays you while pretending to be your friend.
An example of a Judas is the apostle who betrayed Jesus in the Bible.
- Bible Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus: Matt. 26:14, 48
- Bible Jude, the Apostle
- Bible a brother of Jesus and James: Mark 6:3; Matt. 13:55
- a traitor or betrayer
- [usuallyj-]Archit. a peephole or small window, as in the door of a prison cellin full judas window (or hole)
Origin of JudasMiddle English from Ecclesiastical Late Latin from Ecclesiastical Greek Ioudas from Classical Hebrew (language) yeh?dh?h, Judah
- One who betrays another under the guise of friendship.
- judas A one-way peephole in a door.
Origin of JudasMiddle English from Late Latin Iūdas Judas Iscariot from Greek Ioudas from Hebrew yəhûdâ Judah
- Alternative form of Judas.
- This name has been borne by Judas Maccabeus and the two apostles Judas Thaddaeus and also Judas Iscariot, because of whom the name is rarely used as a Christian name.
From Ancient Greek Ἰούδας (Ioudas), from Hebrew יהודה.