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Strong's #2455 - Ἰούδας
Judah or Judas = "he shall be praised"
- the fourth son of Jacob
- an unknown ancestor of Christ
- a man surnamed the Galilean, who at the time of the census of Quirinus, excited the revolt in Galilee, Acts 5:
- a certain Jew of Damascus, Acts 9:
- a prophet surnamed Barsabas, of the church at Jerusalem, Acts 15:22,27,
- the apostle, Jn 14:22, who was surnamed Lebbaeus or Thaddaeus, and according to opinion wrote the Epistle of Jude.
- the half-brother of Jesus, Mt. 13:
- Judas Iscariot, the apostle who betrayed Jesus
Ἰούδας, Ιουδα, dative Ιουδα, accusative, Ιουδαν (Buttmann, 20 (18)), ὁ (יְהוּדָה, from the Hoph. of יָדָה, praised, celebrated; see Genesis 29:35), Judah or Judas (see below);
1. the fourth son of the patriarch Jacob: Matthew 1:2; Luke 3:33; Revelation 5:5; Revelation 7:5; by metonymy, the tribe of Judah, the descendants of Judah: Hebrews 7:14; ὁ οἶκος Ιουδα, citizens of the kingdom of Judah, Hebrews 8:8.
2. Judah (or Judas) an unknown ancestor of Christ: Luke 3:26 R G L.
3. another of Christ's ancestors, equally unknown: Luke 3:30.
4. Judas surnamed the Galilaean, a man who at the time of the census under Quirinus (better Quirinius), excited a revolt in Galilee: Acts 5:37 (Josephus, Antiquities 18, 1, 1, where he is called ὁ Γαυλανιτης because he came from the city Gamala, near the Lake of Galilee in lower Gaulanitis; but he is called also ὁ Γαλιλαῖος by Josephus, Antiquities 18, 1, 6; 20, 5, 2; b. j. 2, 8, 1).
5. (Judas) a certain Jew of Damascus: Acts 9:11.
6. Judas surnamed Ἰσκαριώτης (which see), of Carioth (from the city of Kerioth, Joshua 15:25; Jeremiah 31:41
7. Judas, surnamed Barsabas (or Barsabbas, see the word), a prophet of the church at Jerusalem: Acts 15:22, 27, 32.
8. Judas, an apostle, John 14:22, who is called Ἰούδας Ἰακώβου in Luke 6:16; Acts 1:13 (see Ἰάκωβος, 4), and, as it should seem, was surnamed Lebbaeus or Thaddaeus (see Θαδδαῖος). According to the opinion of the church that he wrote the Epistle of Jude.
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Ἰούδας , -α ,
dat. -ᾳ ,
(so in LXX, and also rarely, Ἰουδά , indecl.; cf. Thack., Gr., 163),
1. Judah, son of Jacob: Matthew 1:2-3, Luke 3:33; φυλή Ἰ ., Revelation 5:5; Revelation 7:5; by meton., of the tribe, Hebrews 7:14; of its confines, γῆ Ἰ ., Matthew 2:6;πόλις Ἰ ., Luke 1:39.
2. Judah (unknown): Luke 3:30.
3. Judas Iscariot (see Ἰσκαριώτης ): Matthew 10:4, Mark 3:19, Luke 6:16, John 6:71; John 13:2, al.
4. Judas, the Lord's brother (see ἀδελφός ): Matthew 13:55, Mark 6:3 (prob.), Judges 1:1.
5. Judas the Apostle, son of James (see Θαδδαῖος ): Luke 6:16, John 14:22, Acts 1:13.
6. Judas, of Damascus: Acts 9:11.
7. Judas, surnamed Βαρσαββᾶς (q.v.): Acts 15:22; Acts 15:27; Acts 15:32.
8. Judas the Galilean: Acts 5:37.
(Rec. Ἰούδα )
Joda: Luke 3:26.†
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Ἰούδας is found with a gen. Ἰούδου in a sepulchral inscr. of i/A.D.— Preisigke 722 Ἰούδας Ἰούδου, ὡς ἐτῶν τρίκοντα. For the NT usage, see Moulton Gr. ii. § 60 (6).
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