euphemism for Jesus Christ.
Where does the phrase Judas Priest come from?
“Judas Priest” is a “swear.” It’s used on the theory that it is better to swear using the name of Judas Iscariot (see below) who betrayed Jesus rather than saying “Jesus Christ,” taking the Lord’s name in vain.
Is Judas Priest offensive?
(euphemistic) A less offensive term in place of the idiom Jesus Christ! commonly used in anger or surprise.
When was the term Judas Priest first used?
As much as I know, “Judas Priest” was first uttered in the 1966 movie titled “What Did You Do In The War, Daddy?”. The utterance was made by the late James “Rooster” Coburn (of blessed memory) circa 41 minutes into the movie.
Who was the real Judas Priest?
Who were the Original Members of Judas Priest? The original 4 members of Judas Priest were vocalist Al Atkins, bassist Bruno Stapenhill, guitarist John Perry, and John “Fezza” Partridge on drums. Perry was quickly replaced by long-time Priest guitarist K.K. Downing after Perry committed suicide.
What does being a Judas mean?
Definition of Judas
1a : the apostle who in the Gospel accounts betrayed Jesus. b : a son of James and one of the twelve apostles. 2 : traitor especially : one who betrays under the guise of friendship. 3 not capitalized : peephole.
Is Judas Priest still alive?
The current line-up consists of Halford, guitarists Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner, bassist Ian Hill and drummer Scott Travis.
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Is Rob Halford married?
He is currently married to his husband Thomas.