Judas, Son of James
Judas (son of James)
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One of Jesus’ 12 disciples (Luke 6:16; John 14:22; Acts 1:13); not to be confused with Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JUDAS (PERSON) [Gk Ioudas (Ἰουδας)]. Greek form of the Hebrew name Judah.1. See JUDAS MACCABEUS.2. Son of Chalphi, and a commander of the army of Jonathan, who along with Mattathias the son of Absalom, remained faithful to Jonathan when the rest of his army deserted him (1 Macc 11:70). At the outset
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Judas. 1. Simon’s son, surnamed Iscariot; one of the 12 disciples of Jesus. The derivation of Iscariot is uncertain. In all probability it designated the place of his birth—the town of Kerioth. His childhood home was perhaps Kerioth of Moab, east of the Jordan (Jer 48:24; Am 2:2), or Kerioth-hezron of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
7. An apostle, “not Iscariot” (Jn. 14:22). He is generally identified with Lebbaeus or Thaddaeus (Mt. 10:3; Mk. 3:18), and is also called “Judas the son of James” (Lk. 6:16; Acts 1:13; AV “Judas the brother of James”). If the RSV is accepted as the correct rendering of Lk. 6:16 and Acts 1:13, this Judas
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JUDAS1. Simon’s son, surnamed Iscariot; one of the 12 disciples of Jesus. The derivation of Iscariot is uncertain. In all probability it designated the place of his birth, the town of Kerioth. His childhood home was perhaps Kerioth of Moab, east of the Jordan (Jer 48:24; Am 2:2), or Kerioth-hezron of
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Judas (joo´duhs; Gk. for Heb. Judah).1 Judas Maccabeus, the third of the five sons of Mattathias. The nickname Maccabeus, which was also used for his followers (the Maccabees), probably derives from a word for “hammer.” After Antiochus IV Epiphanes polluted the temple in 167 bce, Mattathias moved with
Jude, a shortened form of Judas, the ostensible author of the Letter of Jude. He describes himself as “a servant of Jesus Christ and brother of James” (Jude 1). Most interpreters believe this is a reference to the Judas who is elsewhere listed as a brother of Jesus (Matt. 13:55; Mark 6:3; cf. Acts 1:14;
twelve, the, a group chosen by Jesus to accompany him and share his ministry. The twelve are listed in four different places in the nt, but the lists show some variance (Matt. 10:2–4; Mark 3:16–19; Luke 6:13–16; Acts 1:13–14; cf. John 6:70). The most significant difference is that Matthew and Mark both
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
JUDAS. 1. The Lord’s brother (Mt. 13:55 = Mk. 6:3). Perhaps the author of the Epistle of *Jude, who styles himself ‘brother of James’ (*Brethren of the Lord).2. The son of James, and one of the Twelve (Lk. 6:16), called also Lebbaeus (Mt. 10:3, av) and Thaddaeus (Mk. 3:18), who asked Jesus a question
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Twelve, theThe central circle of Jesus’ disciples, whom he called to be apostles. The term “the Twelve” appears in all four Gospels (even after the death of Judas at John 20:24; cf. Luke 24:9). Lists of the Twelve in the Synoptic Gospels and Acts agree on the number but not entirely on their names (Matt.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Twelve, the (Gk. hoi dó̄deka). The central circle of Jesus’ disciples, whom he called to be apostles. The term “the Twelve” appears in all four Gospels (even after the death of Judas at John 20:24; cf. Luke 24:9). Lists of the Twelve in the Synoptic Gospels and Acts agree on the number but not entirely
Catholic Bible Dictionary
JUDAS (Greek form of Judah) The name of several men in the Bible.1. Son of Chalphi. He was a commander in the army of Jonathan Maccabeus (1 Macc 11:70).2. The son of Simon Maccabeus (1 Macc 16:2). He was murdered with his father and brother Mattathias at a banquet at Dok hosted by Ptolemy, the governor
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Jude, St, *Apostle. In the lists of the Apostles at Lk. 6:16 and Acts 1:13 he is referred to as ‘Judas of James’ and in Jn. 14:22 as ‘Judas not Iscariot’. (Many identify him with *Thaddaeus or Lebbaeus who is mentioned in the lists of Apostles at Mt. 10:3 and Mk. 3:18.) The description ‘of James’ in