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.
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.
Did Judas have to betray?
As with most biblical “plot holes,” there are answers and they are not incongruous. Judas had all the free will in the world. No one forced him to betray Jesus. Sure, God knew he was going to do it, but that doesn’t in any way mean that God made him do it.
What did Judas willing betray Jesus for?
Judas then went on his own to the priests of the Temple, the religious authorities at the time, and offered to betray Jesus in exchange for money—30 pieces of silver, as specified in the Gospel of Matthew.
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.
Who denied Jesus three times?
Following the arrest of Jesus, Peter denied knowing him three times, but after the third denial, he heard the rooster crow and recalled the prediction as Jesus turned to look at him. Peter then began to cry bitterly.
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.
Who replaced Judas?
Saint Matthias, (flourished 1st century ad, Judaea; d. traditionally Colchis, Armenia; Western feast day February 24, Eastern feast day August 9), the disciple who, according to the biblical Acts of the Apostles 1:21–26, was chosen to replace Judas Iscariot after Judas betrayed Jesus.
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).
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.
How much did Judas sell Jesus for 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.