Latinized form of the Hebrew name Yehudah rendered in English as Judah.
Judas Iscariot (died c. 30-33 AD) was, according to the New Testament, one of the twelve apostles [other apostles: Andrew brother of the Apostle Peter (the fisherman from Bethsaida, a disciple of John the Baptist), Peter (or Simon son of John, also called Cephas), John the Evangelist, James son of Zebedee, Philip of Bethsaida, Bartholomew Apostle aka Nathaniel, Matthew the tax collector (also Levi Alpheus), Thomas, James the son, Thaddeus son of Alpheus (also known as Jacob or Judah Levi) and Simon the Zealot (also Simon the Zealot)], and son of Simon. He is known for the kiss and betrayal of Jesus to the Sanhedrin for thirty silver coins. His name is often used anonymously with betrayal or treason. He is sometimes confused with Jude Thaddeus.