Judas Was a Deceitful Man

DESCRIPTION: Judas betrays "a most innocent man" for thirty pieces of silver. He hangs himself
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: betrayal Bible floatingverses nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish, p. 247, ("O Judyas he wuz a 'ceitful man") (1 text)
NOTES: Parrish's first verse floats from "Home In the Rock": "Judas was a deceitful man He betrayed the innocent Lamb." - BS
Although all four Gospels agree that Judas betrayed Jesus, the details here are all from Matthew. Only Matthew says that the authorities gave Judas thirty pieces of silver (Matthew 26:1, 27:3, which are based on a very twisted interpretation of Zechariah 11:15). Similarly, only Matthew (27:5) says that Judas hanged himself; the gospels of Mark and John do not mention his fate, and Acts 1:18 describes him dying of a loathsome disease. - RBW
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