Bible Verses About Judas Iscariot


Psalm 41:9

ESVEven my close friend in whom I trusted, who ate my bread, has lifted his heel against me.
KJVYea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
NASBEven my close friend in whom I trusted, Who ate my bread, Has lifted up his heel against me.
NIVEven my close friend, someone I trusted, one who shared my bread, has turned against me.
NLTEven my best friend, the one I trusted completely, the one who shared my food, has turned against me.
Bible verses Judas Iscariot

John 12:6

ESVHe said this, not because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief, and having charge of the moneybag he used to help himself to what was put into it.
KJVThis he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
NASBNow he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.
NIVHe did not say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief; as keeper of the money bag, he used to help himself to what was put into it.
NLTNot that he cared for the poor—he was a thief, and since he was in charge of the disciples’ money, he often stole some for himself.
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John 17:12

ESVWhile I was with them, I kept them in your name, which you have given me. I have guarded them, and not one of them has been lost except the son of destruction, that the Scripture might be fulfilled.
KJVWhile I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.
NASB“While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name which You have given Me; and I guarded them and not one of them perished but the son of perdition, so that the Scripture would be fulfilled.
NIVWhile I was with them, I protected them and kept them safe by that name you gave me. None has been lost except the one doomed to destruction so that Scripture would be fulfilled.
NLTDuring my time here, I protected them by the power of the name you gave me. I guarded them so that not one was lost, except the one headed for destruction, as the Scriptures foretold.

“In Judas and Pilate and Herod and Jewish crowds and Gentile soldiers and our sin and Jesus’ lamblike submission, God delivered over His Son (for our salvation). Nothing greater has ever happened.” ~ John Piper

Luke 6:16

ESVAnd Judas the son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.
KJVAnd Judas the brother of James, and Judas Iscariot, which also was the traitor.
NASBJudas the son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.
NIVJudas son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.
NLTJudas (son of James), Judas Iscariot (who later betrayed him).

“Of all the evidences of the real work of the Spirit, a habit of hearty private prayer is one of the most satisfactory that can be named. A man may preach from false motives. A man may write books and make fine speeches and seem diligent in good works, and yet be a Judas Iscariot. But a man seldom goes into his closet, and pours out his soul before God in secret, unless he is serious.” ~ J.C. Ryle

Matthew 27:5

ESVAnd throwing down the pieces of silver into the temple, he departed, and he went and hanged himself.
KJVAnd he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.
NASBAnd he threw the pieces of silver into the temple sanctuary and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.
NIVSo Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself.
NLTThen Judas threw the silver coins down in the Temple and went out and hanged himself.

John 6:70

ESVJesus answered them, “Did I not choose you, the Twelve? And yet one of you is a devil.”
KJVJesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?
NASBJesus answered them, “Did I Myself not choose you, the twelve, and yet one of you is a devil?”
NIVThen Jesus replied, “Have I not chosen you, the Twelve? Yet one of you is a devil!”
NLTThen Jesus said, “I chose the twelve of you, but one is a devil.”

Acts 1:18

ESV(Now this man acquired a field with the reward of his wickedness, and falling headlong he burst open in the middle and all his bowels gushed out.
KJVNow this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.
NASB(Now this man acquired a field with the price of his wickedness, and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out.
NIV(With the payment he received for his wickedness, Judas bought a field; there he fell headlong, his body burst open and all his intestines spilled out.
NLT(Judas had bought a field with the money he received for his treachery. Falling headfirst there, his body split open, spilling out all his intestines.

John 13:18

ESVI am not speaking of all of you; I know whom I have chosen. But the Scripture will be fulfilled, ‘He who ate my bread has lifted his heel against me.’
KJVI speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me.
NASB“I do not speak of all of you. I know the ones I have chosen; but it is that the Scripture may be fulfilled, ‘HE WHO EATS MY BREAD HAS LIFTED UP HIS HEEL AGAINST ME.’
NIV“I am not referring to all of you; I know those I have chosen. But this is to fulfill this passage of Scripture: ‘He who shared my bread has turned against me.’
NLT“I am not saying these things to all of you; I know the ones I have chosen. But this fulfills the Scripture that says, ‘The one who eats my food has turned against me.’

John 13:27

ESVThen after he had taken the morsel, Satan entered into him. Jesus said to him, “What you are going to do, do quickly.”
KJVAnd after the sop Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto him, That thou doest, do quickly.
NASBAfter the morsel, Satan then entered into him. Therefore Jesus said to him, “What you do, do quickly.”
NIVAs soon as Judas took the bread, Satan entered into him. So Jesus told him, “What you are about to do, do quickly.”
NLTWhen Judas had eaten the bread, Satan entered into him. Then Jesus told him, “Hurry and do what you’re going to do.”

Acts 1:25

ESVTo take the place in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place.”
KJVThat he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.
NASBto occupy this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place.”
NIVto take over this apostolic ministry, which Judas left to go where he belongs.”
NLTas an apostle to replace Judas in this ministry, for he has deserted us and gone where he belongs.”

Matthew 10:4

ESVSimon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
KJVSimon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.
NASBSimon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot, the one who betrayed Him.
NIVSimon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
NLTSimon (the zealot), Judas Iscariot (who later betrayed him).

Daniel Isaiah Joseph

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