HyperDic: thaddaeus

English > 1 sense of the word Thaddaeus:
NOUNperson Thaddaeus, Jude, Saint Jude, St. Jude, Judas(New Testament) supposed brother of St. James
English > Thaddaeus: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless.
SynonymsJude, Saint Jude, St. Jude, Judas
CategoryNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
Instance ofApostle(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
saintA person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

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