also known as: Thaddeus, Lebbaeus, Jude, Judas, Judah

Meaning: breast

This is one of the names (Mark 3:18) of the Apostle Jude.

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

He is called “Lebbaeus” in Matthew 10:3 and Luke 6:16.

He is called “Judas the brother of James;” while John (14:22), probably referring to the same person, speaks of “Judas, not Iscariot

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