Iscariot

Iscariot

[ih-skar-ee-uht]
noun
1.
the surname of Judas, the betrayer of Jesus. Mark 3:19; 14:10, 11.
2.
a person who betrays another; traitor.

Origin:
< Latin Iscariōta < Greek Iskariṓtēs < Hebrew īsh-qərīyōth man of Kerioth a village in Palestine

Iscariotic [ih-skar-ee-ot-ik] , Iscariotical, adjective
Iscariotism, noun
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Iscariot (ɪˈskærɪət)
 
n
See Judas

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Iscariot
"traitor," 1647, from the surname of Judas, betrayer of Jesus, in N.T., from L. Iscariota, from Gk. Iskariotes, said to be from Heb. ishq'riyoth "man of Kerioth" (a place in Palestine).
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Iscariot definition


(See JUDAS.)

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