What prompted Judas betray Jesus?
According to the Gospel of John, Jesus informed his disciples during the Last Supper that one of them will betray him. … Like the Gospel of John, the Gospel of Luke also cited Satan’s influence, rather than mere greed, as a reason for Judas’s betrayal.
Who was Judas and what did he do?
Judas Iscariot was one of the Twelve Apostles. He is notorious for betraying Jesus by disclosing Jesus‘ whereabouts for 30 pieces of silver. Judas brought men to arrest Jesus and identified him with a kiss. Jesus was then arrested, tried, and executed.
What was the crime of Barabbas?
Barabbas had been charged with the crime of treason against Rome—the same crime for which Jesus was also convicted. The penalty was death by crucifixion.