one of the twelve apostles. (Matthew 10:3; Mark 3:18) From a comparison with the catalogue of St. Luke, (Luke 6:16; Acts 1:13) it seems scarcely possible to doubt that the three names, of Judas, Lebbeus and Thaddeus were borne by one and the same person. [See JUDE]
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Bibliography Information Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Thadde’us,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". <http://classic.studylight.org/dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T4257>. 1901.