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Did Judas realize his sin at the moment of the kiss?

In my studies of the Gospel of Mark, I’ve stumbled upon an interesting differentiation in the words used for “kiss” as found in Mark 14:44-45. The sign that Judas was to use to allow the captors to ...
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Was Judas capable of the kind of sadness that leads to repentance?

In Mat 27:3, Judas "seeing he had been condemned' felt remorse..." and hanged himself. But in 2 Cor 7:9 one can be saddened to repentance. Was Judas incapable of this saddening because, as ...
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Thirty Pieces of Silver in Jeremiah as quoted in Matthew 27:9-10 and : was it really blood money?

In common parlance, "thirty pieces of silver" is practically synonymous with "blood money." Does the Bible teach that this amount was the normal price for betraying someone and ...
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Does Acts 1:18 mean that Judas was the "sent away one" or "the goat sent away"?

Acts 1:18; (Then indeed this man acquired a field out of the reward of unrighteousness, and having fallen headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out. Lev 16:6-10 Azazel ...
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Could Peter's denial be classified in the same level as the betrayal of Judas?

Towards his crucifixion, Christ warns of denial and betrayal amongst some of his disciples. First, it's Judas, followed by Peter, who actually falls into the trap KJV Matthew 26:14-16 Then one of the ...
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Why/How did the condemnation of Jesus spark remorse in Judas? Matthew 27:3

Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, - Mat 27:3 LSB What inferences from ...
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Who is 'the disciple that Jesus loved'? [duplicate]

My question, appearing as a duplicate question to what has been asked, identifies a scriptural reference that tells me that this disciple is not the apostle John, as the majority professes him to be. ...
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Difference between "putting into the heart of Judas Iscariot" and "entering into Judas" in John 13:2,27?

We are initially told that Satan had put into the heart of Judas to betray Christ John 13:2 NASB And during supper, the devil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to ...
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Acts 1:18 - Matthew 27:5 - Contradiction on Judas death & who purchased the field (silver coins) [duplicate]

Acts 1:18-19 18 Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out. 19 And it was known unto all the ...
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Is Judas cursed to eternal damnation? (John 17:12)

I'm curious what John means in verse 12 where he says "While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name, which You have given Me; and I guarded them, and not one of them perished except the ...
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Did Judas expect legions of angels would rescue Jesus?

In the Garden of Gethsemane, as He was about to be arrested, Jesus said: Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels? (Matthew ...
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Why did God forgive David (2 Samuel 12:13), but not Judas (Matthew 27:3-4) for an identical confession of sin?

How can only the confession of David (for betraying Uriah) receive God’s forgiveness, but the identical confession along with additional repentance of Judas in Matthew 27:3-4 (for betraying Jesus) ...
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Why did Jesus create Judas only for the predestined purpose of being doomed to destruction - based on [Colossians 1:15-20] + [John 13:27, 17:12]?

The new testament teaches Judas as a disciple/creation of Jesus is sadly never forgiven/blessed/prayed for in return for his devotion to Christ's commandments in John 13:27. - Although a creation of ...
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Was Judas possessed by Satan in John 13:27?

Matthew 8:16 (NIV): When evening came, many who were demon-possessed were brought to him, and he drove out the spirits with a word and healed all the sick. Matthew 8: 28 When he arrived at the ...
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Did Judas drink at the Last Supper?

In reading Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John about the Last Supper, it's clear that Judas received the sop/morsel/bread. Everything in the numerous Bible versions in https://biblehub.com/ seems to support ...
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Did Judas have free will to reject Satan's temptation? [closed]

I have this thought and I would like to hear yours. Was Judas destined to betray Jesus or does Judas have the free will to reject Satan’s temptation? Satan has entered Judas’ body at John 13:27 which ...
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Was Jesus referring to Judas when he told Pilate: John 19:11

For this reason, he who delivered Me to you has the greater sin.” John 19:11 (NASB) 11 Jesus answered, “You would have no authority [a]over Me, unless it had been given you from above; for this ...
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Why does Jesus say Judas had perished when he was still alive?

It seems that Jesus is suggesting that Judas had already died before he commits suicide, which we know happens after the betrayal. For some context let me start the quotation from John 17:6. “I ...
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Why did Judas express remorse only after he saw that Jesus was condemned?

Related: In what sense did Judas betray Jesus? Very related: Does Scripture imply that Judas knew that the high-priests and elders' goal was to have Jesus killed? From Matthew 26:14-16: Then ...
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Why did the High Priests pay Judas? Why not just get someone else?

Very closely related: In what sense did Judas betray Jesus? Matthew 26:14-16: Then one of the Twelve—the one called Judas Iscariot—went to the chief priests and asked, “What are you willing to ...
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Regarding the ambiguity of the "hanging" of Judas in Matthew 27:5

Matthew 27:5 (ESV) And throwing down the pieces of silver into the temple, he departed, and he went and hanged himself. The greek of that verse which is translated into the bold part above is the ...
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Did Judas commit suicide by hanging himself because Satan "had entered him"? or was it by his own "free will"?

I will start off by quoting a portion of John 6:70, which says: Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil? "Devil" here is "Diabolos, slanderous; with ...
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In John 13:26 is Judas supposed to represent Judah?

KJV John 13:26 Jesus answered, He it is, to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. And when he had dipped the sop, he gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon. There seems to be a ...
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Thirty Pieces of Silver

Matt. 26:14-15 says, Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the chief priests, 15 And said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they ...
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Why did Christ wash Judas feet in John 13:5?

John 13:5 (NKJV) 5 After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded. Christ clearly states that one of ...
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Who is Jesus addressing in John 13:27?

Is Jesus directing His words towards (a) Judas, (b) Satan, or (c) both? How can we draw a definite conclusion here? John 13:21-30 ESV 21 After saying these things, Jesus was troubled in his spirit,...
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In Mark 14:44 why did Judas betray Jesus with a kiss?

Why did Judas betray Jesus with a kiss? The simplest explanation is of course the one we find in Matthew and Mark. This was the prearranged sign by which Judas identified Jesus to the arresting ...
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In Matthew 27:3, did Judas "repent" or "feel remorse"?

Matthew 27:3 NIV - When Judas, who had betrayed him, saw that Jesus was condemned, he was seized with remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders. ...
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What does Mark's account of the upper room reveal about Judas' part in the new covenant?

Mark 14:21 (RSV) reads For the Son of man goes as it was written of him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! It would have been better for that man if he had not been born. ...
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Does Scripture imply that Judas knew that the high-priests and elders' goal was to have Jesus killed?

Did Judas know that high-priests and elders' goal was to have Jesus killed? Gospel of Matthew tells us that he committed suicide before Jesus was crucified: Then Judas, which had betrayed him, ...
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In what sense did Judas betray Jesus?

Mark 14:11: And when they heard [it], they were glad, and promised to give him money. And he sought how he might conveniently betray him and all other verses mentioning Judas betraying Jesus. In ...
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