In fact, the Michigan congressman went so far as to liken them to judas iscariot.
But the walk to the tree was long and tedious, and judas iscariot was very weary.
I grew up in the firm conviction that I had known judas iscariot.
judas iscariot it is who outstands, overshadowing those other fishermen.
I had forgot the pasty, and it will be as scorched as judas iscariot!
He was speaking of a disciple named judas iscariot, though the others did not know it.
I want to send in some footnotes for that page where judas iscariot is mentioned.
Was Caiaphas really right when he said that judas iscariot was a fool?
From judas iscariot, the arch-traitor, it takes the name of Judecca.
They did not suspect each other; and none of them seems to have suspected judas iscariot at all.
biblical betrayer of Christ, Latin form of Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew Yehudha (see Judah). As a name for a malicious traitor, it is attested from late 15c. Judas priest as an exclamation in place of "Jesus Christ" is from 1914. Judas tree (1660s) supposedly was the type from which Judas hanged himself. The Judas goat (1941) leads sheep to the shackling pen.
The Apostle who betrayed Jesus to the authorities for thirty pieces of silver. When soldiers came to arrest Jesus, Judas identified their victim by kissing him. The next day, driven by guilt, Judas hanged himself.
Note: Figuratively, a “Judas” is a betrayer, especially one who betrays a friend.
Note: A “Judas kiss” is an act of seeming friendship that conceals some treachery.