According to all four canonical gospels , Judas betrayed Jesus to the Sanhedrin in the Garden of Gethsemane by kissing him and addressing him as " rabbi " to reveal his identity to the crowd who had come to arrest him. Judas's epithet Iscariot most likely means he came from the village of Kerioth , but this explanation is not universally accepted and many other possibilities have been suggested. The Gospel of Mark , the earliest gospel, gives no motive for Judas's betrayal, but does present Jesus predicting it at the Last Supper , an event also described in all the later gospels. The Gospel of Matthew states that Judas committed the betrayal in exchange for thirty pieces of silver. According to Matthew —10 , after learning that Jesus was to be crucified , Judas attempted to return the money he had been paid for his betrayal to the chief priests and committed suicide by hanging. The priests used the money to buy a field to bury strangers in, which was called the " Field of Blood " because it had been bought with blood money. The Book of Acts quotes Peter as saying that Judas used the money to buy the field himself and, he "[fell] headlong
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