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The unhappy birth, wicked life, and miserable death of that vile traitor, and Apostle, Judas Iscariot; Who, for Thirty Pieces of Silver, Sold and Betray'd his Lord and Master. Jesus Christ. Shewing, I. His Mother's Dream after Conception, the Manner of his Birth, the evident Marks of his future Shame. II. His Parents, including him in a little Chest, throwing him into the Sea, where he was found by a King on the Coast of Iscariot, who called him by that Name. III. His Advancements to be the King's Privy Counsellor, how he unfortunately killed the King's Son. IV. He flies to ... and unknowingly siew his own Father, for which he was forc'd to fly a second Time. V. Returning a Year after, he marry'd his own Mother, who knew him to be her own Child by the particular Marks he had, and by his own Declaration. VI. And lastly, seeming to repent of his wicked Life, he follow'd our Blessed Saviour, and become one of his Apostles; but after betray'd him into the Hands of the Chief Priests for 30 Pieces of Silver, and then miserably hang'd himself, whose Bowels drop'd out of his Belly. In which is included a short relation of our Redeemer's sufferings. Also, the life and miserable death of Pontius Pilate, Who condemn'd the Lord of Life to Death. Being collected from the writings of Josephus, Eusebius, Sozomenus, and other Ecclesiastical Historians. In prose and verse.
- Gent, Thomas, 1693-1778.
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Unhappy birth of Judas Iscariot
Newcastle upon Tyne : printed and sold by John White, [1760?]
24p. ; 120.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.