Who betrayed Jesus?
Judas Iscariot is the person traditionally known as the one who betrayed Jesus. According to the Bible, Judas was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus and he agreed to betray Jesus to the authorities in exchange for thirty pieces of silver. Judas identified Jesus to the authorities by kissing him on the cheek, a signal that led to Jesus’ arrest and eventual crucifixion. The story of Judas’ betrayal of Jesus is a significant event in Christianity, and is remembered as part of the events leading up to Easter.