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Headword: Ἰσκαριώτης
Adler number: iota,641
Translated headword: Iscariot
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] booth/tent of death.
Greek Original:
Ἰσκαριώτης: σκηνὴ θανάτου.
Presumably a contribution to the debate -- still unresolved -- about the meaning of (Judas) Iscariot. Opaque as it stands; perhaps read μνήμη ("memorial") for σκήνη , as in ps.-Zonaras.
For Judas cf. epsilon 3962.
Keywords: Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 April 2006@06:02:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 27 April 2006@19:13:23.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 28 April 2006@03:20:53.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2013@07:19:26.


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