Reading the Word Matthew 26:14–16 (ESV) 14 Then one of the twelve, whose name was Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests 15 and said, “What will you give me if I deliver him over to you?” And they paid him thirty pieces of silver. 16 And from that moment he sought an opportunity to betray him. Parallel Texts: Mark 14:10-11; Luke 22:3-6 Understanding and Applying the Word The account of Judas is shocking to us. We ask, “How could someone who spent so much time with Jesus betray him?” He saw the miracles. He heard the teaching. He saw … Continue reading Betray Jesus?