What does Jesus say about Judas?
The translation suggests that Jesus asked Judas to betray him so that his execution could take place. According to the translation, Jesus told Judas “Step away from the others [the other disciples] and I shall tell you the mysteries of the kingdom. It is possible for you to reach it, but you will grieve a great deal.
Can Judas be forgiven?
Judas could have repented and been forgiven either before or after the death of Christ. But instead of repenting, Judas committed suicide by hanging himself.
Why did Jesus let Judas betray him?
Rather than denounce Judas as Jesus’s betrayer, the author of the Gospel of Judas glorified him as Jesus’s most favored disciple. In this version of events, Jesus asked Judas to betray him to the authorities, so that he could be freed from his physical body and fulfill his destiny of saving humanity.
Could Judas have chosen not to betray Jesus?
Judas did not have free will. Jesus had to die in the cross, hence someone had to betray him. The only one that could betray Jesus, was someone who Jesus trusted.
What did Jesus say about Judas betrayal?
“The Son of Man goes, even as it is written of him, but woe to that man through whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would be better for that man if he had not been born.” Judas, who betrayed him, answered: “It isn’t me, is it, Rabbi?” He said to him: “You said it.”
What happened to Judas Iscariot after he died?
Afterwards, he committed suicide by hanging himself. The priests used the money to buy a potter’s field, which became known as Akeldama (חקל דמא – khakel dama) – the Field of Blood – because it had been bought with blood money.
When Judas saw that Jesus was condemned?
The modern World English Bible translates the passage as: Then Judas, who betrayed him, when he saw that Jesus was condemned, felt remorse, and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, For a collection of other versions see BibleHub Matthew 27:3.
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.