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Thaddaeus

also known as: Thaddeus, Lebbaeus, Judas, Judah

Meaning: breast

the name of one of the apostles (Mark 3:18), called “Lebbaeus” in Matthew 10:3, and in Luke 6:16, “Judas the brother of James;” while John (14:22), probably referring to the same person, speaks of “Judas, not Iscariot

These different names all designate the same person, viz., Jude or Judas, the author of the epistle (Jude).

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