Origin of Iscariot
Examples from the Web for iscariot
And suddenly, as clearly as his terrible victory, Iscariot saw its ominous precariousness.The Crushed Flower and Other Stories|Leonid Andreyev
The wine jars were soon emptied, and I was ordered by Iscariot to refill them in the cellar.Told by the Death's Head|Mr Jkai
Nothing is more treacherous than the human mind; nothing else so loves to play the Iscariot.Penrod|Booth Tarkington
Weighborne and maybe his wife as well, whom I had already grossly insulted, would hear the reading of my Iscariot betrayal.The Portal of Dreams|Charles Neville Buck
Till the fugitive slave law was passed, we did not know what a great saint Iscariot was.Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 3 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
"traitor," 1640s, from the surname of Judas, betrayer of Jesus, in New Testament, from Latin Iscariota, from Greek Iskariotes, said to be from Hebrew ishq'riyoth "man of Kerioth" (a place in Palestine).