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Judas (Greek: Ιούδας) is the anglicized Greek rendering of the Hebrew name Yehudah (Hebrew: יְהוּדָה), also rendered in English as Judah. Judas may refer to: Judah (יְהוּדָה Praise, Standard Hebrew YÉ™huda, Tiberian Hebrew YÉ™hûḏāh) is the name of several Biblical and historical figures. ...

  • A name in the New Testament referring to one or more significant individuals, some of whom may be the same:
  • Judas Thaddaeus, son of James, one of the twelve apostles
    • Saint Jude, a brother, step-brother, or half-brother, to Jesus
    • Judas the Zealot, whose identity is not completely clear, probably either of:
      • Saint Jude, who some traditions think is Judas Thomas Didymus
      • Simon the Zealot, the apostle named Simon that was not Simon Peter
    • Judas Barsabbas, an emissary of the Church of Jerusalem to the Church at Antioch.
  • the Gospel of Judas, a recently discovered ancient Gnostic Gospel
  • Judah (Biblical figure), a son of the patriarch Jacob and ancestor of the royal line of biblical Israel
  • Judas Maccabeus, Jewish revolt leader
  • Judas of Galilee, also Judas of Gamala, Jewish revolt leader
  • Judas Cyriacus, man said to have assisted Helena of Constantinople find the True Cross
  • Sol Campbell

Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      For other uses, see... The Incredulity of Saint Thomas by Caravaggio. ... For other uses, see Saint Jude (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Saint Jude (disambiguation). ... Judas the Zealot is a New Testament figure whose identity is not completely clear. ... For other uses, see Saint Jude (disambiguation). ... The apostle Simon, called Simon the Zealot in Luke 6:15 and Acts 1:13; and Simon Kananaios (Simon signifying שמעון hearkening; listening, Standard Hebrew , Tiberian Hebrew ), was one of the most obscure among the apostles of Jesus; little is recorded of him aside from his name. ... The Gospel of Judas is a Gnostic gospel. ... In Genesis (the first book of the Bible) Judah (יְהוּדָה Praise, Standard Hebrew YÉ™huda, Tiberian Hebrew YÉ™hûḏāh) is the fourth son of Jacob and Leah, born in Padan-aram (Genesis xxix. ... Judas Maccabeus (or Judah the Maccabee from the Hebrew יהודה המכבי transliteration: Yehudah HaMakabi) translation: Judah the Hammer was the third son of the Jewish priest Mattathias. ... Judas of Galilee or Judas of Gamala led a violent resistance to a census imposed for Roman tax purposes by Quirinius in Iudaea Province around 6 CE. The revolt was crushed brutally by the Romans. ... . Barcelona, 12th century. ... Sulzeer Jeremiah Sol Campbell (born 18 September 1974 in Plaistow, London) is an English footballer. ...

Music

Judas, Child ballad 23, dates to at least the 13th century and is one of the oldest surviving English ballads. ... Judas Iscariot, originally formed under the name Heidegger, was a black metal band from USA. Like most black metal bands, the lyrical themes are often anti-christian and misanthropic. ... Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in 1968 in Birmingham. ... Judas is a song by the german heavy metal band Helloween from the album Walls of Jericho. ... Depeche Mode is a band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex, England. ... My December is the third studio album by Grammy Award-Winning American pop/rock singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop singer from Texas. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, musician, and poet who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades. ...

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Arnold Judas Rimmer BSc, SSc (Bronze Swimming certificate, Silver Swimming certificate), who sometimes goes by Arnold Jonathan Rimmer, is a fictional character in the television series Red Dwarf, played by Chris Barrie. ... Finding Judas is the ninth episode of the third season of House and the fifty-fifth episode overall. ...

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