called also LEBBEUS and THADDEUS, Authorized Version "Judas the brother of James," one of the twelve apostles. The name of Jude occurs only once in the Gospel narrative.
(John 14:22; Matthew 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:16; John 14:22; Acts 1:13) Nothing is certainly known of the later history of the apostle. Tradition connects him with the foundation of the church at Edessa.
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Bibliography Information Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jude,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". <http://classic.studylight.org/dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T2518>. 1901.