Matthew directly states that Judas betrayed Jesus for a bribe of “thirty pieces of silver” by identifying him with a kiss—”the kiss of Judas”—to arresting soldiers of the High Priest Caiaphas, who then turned Jesus over to Pontius Pilate’s soldiers.
What influenced Judas betray Jesus?
The Gospels of Luke and John both say that Satan “entered” Judas at certain times and may have influenced his decision to betray Jesus. The Gospel of John describes Judas as an untrustworthy person.
Was it necessary for Judas betray Jesus?
Judas’ betrayal was a necessary part of God’s salvation plan
Another theory says that if Judas had not betrayed Jesus the Crucifixion would not have taken place, there would have been no Resurrection and the founding events of Christianity would not have occurred.
How much was 30 silver pieces?
At spot valuation of $28/ozt in 2021, 30 “pieces of silver” would be worth approximately $91 to $441 in present-day value (USD) depending on which coin was used.
What would happen if Judas did not betray Jesus?
If, as you say, Judas Iscariot had not betrayed Jesus, Jesus would have been arrested, and crucified and as for Judas he would have been crucified with Jesus. And no one would have known the betrayer. The narrative would not have changed.
Where is Judas Iscariot now?
His corpse was buried and eventually decomposed completely. That was the end of him. Because Judas Iscariot did not repent and receive the forgiveness of God, we are left to assume that he died unregenerate and therefore is now in hell.
How much was Joseph sold for in today’s money?
Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt” (Genesis 37:28-29).
How much did Judas betray Jesus in today’s money?
Originally Answered: How much in today’s money (e.g. USD) has Judas betrayed Jesus? To keep it simple, based on today’s silver value of the coins, Judas’s betrayal payment came to about $370.
When did Judas betray Jesus?
In Mark’s Gospel, the betrayal takes place just at midnight, measured by the Passover supper that begins at 6:00 pm and normally lasts for three hours, then the three intervals in which the apostles fell asleep for an hour each time.