How Judas Died

A man who obtained a field with the reward of his iniquity

“And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.” (Mt 27:5 AV)

“Now 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.” (Ac 1:18 AV)

There is no contradiction between Matthew (xxvii·5) and Acts (i. 18) concerning the death of Judas. The former says:

” he went and hanged himself “;

and the latter says that,

” falling headlong, he burst as under in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out “.

We are not informed how long elapsed before the body was discovered; but, anyone except a willing unbeliever would conclude that it was long enough to allow of sufficient corruption for the self-hanged man to drop with the result stated in Acts.




  1. J is for Jesus Christ, Joseph of Arimathea and Judas Iscariot
  2. The Last Supper and Jesus is Arrested
  3. Judas Iscariot: Apostle to the Reprobate
  4. The Betrayal of Judas
  5. Judas Betrays Jesus
  6. Iscariot
  7. The Betrayer
  8. A Traitorous Kiss: Devotion for Wednesday in Holy Week April 8, 2020
  9. The Fate of Judas
  10. Judas, Betrayal, and the Despair of Love
  11. 7 More Good Lessons from 7 More Bad Bible Characters (Pt. 2: Judas)
  12. The Greed of Judas and the Prodigality of Mary
  13. Day 111: A question of values
  14. Betrayal
  15. Judas Iscariot was a traitor.
  16. Matthew 26: Judas Iscariot
  17. John 17 – 18: The Son of Perdition Identified?!
  18. Overcoming the Temptation to Betray Jesus
  19. The Irrelevant Repentance of Judas
  20. Doomed for Destruction
  21. Who Replaced Judas Iscariot

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