The Remorse of Judas

 

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In remorse, Judas Iscariot throws down the 30 pieces of silver he received in payment for betraying Christ. Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

 

Judas did not have any qualms betraying Jesus to the chief priests and elders for thirty pieces of silver. But when he realized that he just betrayed innocent blood, he was seized with remorse and returned the money. But the leaders felt nothing but indifference to his anguish. So he threw the money away and hanged himself. (Matthew 27:1-5)

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