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Lady Gaga: Judas Meaning

Song Released: 2011

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Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, I'm in love with Juda-as, Juda-as
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, I'm in love with Juda-as, Juda-as

Judas, Juda-a-a, Judas, Juda-a-a
Judas, Juda-a-a, Judas, Gaga
Judas, Juda-a-a, Judas, Juda-a-a
Judas, Juda-a-a, Judas, Gaga

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    Oct 23rd, 2011 10:41pm report

    Lady Gaga has been like this for all her songs....she knows what she's saying and she choose her words wisely so as to have people listen to her. We should admit that she's demonic to the max! God will know what to do with her. and she has brought confusions to young minds in society with the way she dress, thinks, perform etc. the true is there, just open up your minds- you know who Judas is?


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    Oct 22nd, 2011 10:18pm report

    See, I got that she is in love with Jesus (one man that is perfect for her), but there is another that she will always go to (Judas). She will always love Jesus more, but there will always be attraction to Judas.

    This can be taken literally relationship wise, in a religious sense that she wants to be good, but is pulled by the evil way, or metaphorically that the good will always be good but the bad always has that allure.


    Kevin Grussendorf
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    Oct 18th, 2011 10:30am report

    I Believe this song is About a relationship... a Biblical relationship. Between Gaga Jesus, and Satan.

    I’m in love with Judas

    I’m in love with Judas

    First off, In my opinion, the tone in which she sings this is not celebratory, but instead sounds lamenting this is important to remember for my analysis

    Judas! Judaas Judas! Judaas
    Judas! Judaas Judas! GAGA

    When he comes to me I am ready
    I’ll wash his feet with my hair if he needs
    Forgive him when his tongue lies through his brain
    Even after three times he betrays me

    in this part Gaga is saying I've decided what I'm doing and I'm sticking to it no matter what happens she will give it her all, despite the lamentous opening statement.

    I’ll bring him down, bring him down, down
    A king with no crown, king with no crown

    This is where she gives the general overview of what she intends to do. First off I believe she uses Judas as a metaphor for Satan, And she intends to bring HIM down. I don't believe she is talking about Jesus, contrary to many,for several reasons, First off she on many occasions has stated she is religious, roman catholic to be specific. Also In the music video Jesus is wearing his crown of thorns, while Judas wears nothing even resembling a crown. And in many ways we do treat Satan as a king whether its unintentional or not. Lady Gaga intends to use the lures of Satan as bate, but when people are brought in she teaches the ways of Jesus to those who follow her. If you listen to how Gaga describes her Little monsters it makes sense.

    I’m just a Holy Fool, oh baby he’s so cruel
    But I’m still in love with Judas, baby
    I’m just a Holy Fool, oh baby he’s so cruel
    But I’m still in love with Judas, baby

    I’m in love with Judas

    I’m in love with Judas

    This is where she recognizes that its not what she should do as someone who is religious. However it is necessary in order to accomplish what she is trying to do.

    In the most Biblical sense,
    I am beyond repentance
    Fame hooker, prostitute wench, vomits her mind
    But in the cultural sense
    I just speak in future tense
    Judas, kiss me if offenced,
    Or wear an ear condom next time

    in this she is expressing how she personally feels about what she is trying to do in two different perspective. on one hand she feels she shouldn't be forgiven and guilty, but on the other she has a strong conviction to use Satan in a way that would offend him, which would be using the ways he uses to lure people to sin, to actually bring people closer to Christ.

    I wanna love you,
    But something’s pulling me away from you
    Jesus is my virtue,
    Judas is the demon I cling to
    I cling to

    Here she openly admits to loving Jesus, and wants to live completely for him but she still clings to Judas, for creative purposes . In the music video there is a scene where Jesus is telling Gaga to do away with Judas, but what she fires is not a bullet, but is instead lipstick which is symbolic for creativity. Shortly there after there is a Scene where Gaga is knocked over by a Tidal wave which may be the realization that she has the ability to do something truly incredible. Then the video shows her sitting in a tub with Judas and Jesus on the sides. Which I believe is symbolic for her idea as a whole. She prays to Jesus for forgiveness for what is about the second or third time in the video, but this time Judas is pouring a can of soda on her disrespecting her.

    ’m just a Holy Fool, oh baby he’s so cruel
    But I’m still in love with Judas, baby
    I’m just a Holy Fool, oh baby he’s so cruel
    But I’m still in love with Judas, baby

    I’m in love with Judas

    I’m in love with Judas

    Judas! Judaas Judas! Judaas
    Judas! Judaas Judas! GAGA!

    Here she is reiterating what she has said before, She Knows it is foolish to attempt, she Laments, and then states her rock solid conviction.
    At the end of the music video Gaga is dressed as what may be interpreted as a Holy Clown who is then stoned to death by the crowd around her. I believe this is her saying that the public will never fully understand what she is trying to do, so she must go it with only God by her side. Also please keep in mind i wrote this at two in the morning... I'm tired, but I think I got my point across.


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    Oct 17th, 2011 10:53pm report

    hey guys am not american, so my English is not perfect, i just want you people to ask yourself some questions, its not the song what matters, just ask why would lady gaga do such a song and why would such a song be successful who is behind this ? who is making gaga, rihana more successful and most importantly why ? make your research and you will find that the same people behind Hollywood, are the same people behind the music industry are the same people behind the news, they control also politics, (politicians are just actors) those people rule the world they decide wars they decide economic recession they are in full control of us what we listen what we eat what we drink what we see and what we learn they choose what information to give us... now why would those people help gaga, rihana, whatever.... to succeed ??? guys common sense they want you to listen to those songs actually they are not songs they are prayers they unconsciously take over you and take religion out of u and out of ur children ask any child now who is his role model ?? ( lady gaga, rihana, usher, justin bieber) in other words satanist stars... they are preparing a generation without religion ... why would they do so ???? bcz when people dont fear god they are easy to control and therefore the devil will establish his kingdom the anti-christ, those people work for satan,,, the devil is almost here is almost here and he is one-eyed


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    Oct 10th, 2011 10:12am report

    Seriously guys she's an anti-christ. Stop denying it. If she wasn't why would she eat a rosary? why would most, if not all her songs be related to Christ in some blasphemous way?


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    Oct 4th, 2011 10:52pm report

    sadly, many are deceived.. at the end of time.. you'll realize that your stand for GAGA will be in vain. if you truly READ your Bible.. you'll know the real thing behind the song, past relationships or failures are all excuse. Dig deeper! everyone can proclaim she believes in God or knows God, but it's possible that those are not Christian because being Christian is not hipocricy, it's being CHRIST-LIKE! following Christ, and one's you become a true believer, you'll become what God wants you to be, not being instantly perfect.. everything is in a process.. as you go along you'll be changed even your perspective in life. If she's truly Christian.. She shouldn't promote flesh, through wearing sexy clothes or should i say pieces of clothes.. analyze all her songs.. and the way she looks like.. how she portrays herself. You guys have your own opinion but think about this things before you react. God bless


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    Oct 4th, 2011 10:59am report

    I don't believe Lady Gaga is "anti-Christ" or in the Illuminati, because if you actually listen to her other songs, she mentions God.

    Born This Way-
    "It doesn't matter if you love him, or capitol H-i-m."
    "I'm beautiful in my way 'cause God makes no mistakes."
    You and I-
    "There's only three men that I will serve my whole life- it's my daddy and Nebraska and Jesus Christ."

    So the way I interpret this song and believe she meant for us to interpret it is:

    It's about a man who betrayed her just like Judas did to Jesus. The entire song is a metaphor for what she went through in her relationship, but she forgave him anyway.


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    Oct 3rd, 2011 10:37pm report

    DISCLAIMER: I do not dislike Lady Gaga, I dislike her choice of wording in this song.. that is ALL. That is my opinion and I am entitled to it. So please do not reply with nasty comments about how I am a 'hater' b/c I actually love Gaga.... I just don't love this song.

    I think the big stink is basically from the wording of her lyrics. A lot of Christians, including myself, feel as though Gaga is overstepping the line between allusions and disrespect. No, I do not believe she is a satanic person, or that she is trying to worship the devil through this song.. that is DUMB...her religious views are HER BUSINESS, and no one can change that by bashing her or talking about her. If you don't agree, don't listen to the song, don't buy her music. But don't go out of your way to talk trash about another human and spread rumors about their personal beliefs or lifestyle.
    While I do not agree with the lyric choices, I respect that she is entitled to say and believe whatever she wants... and the true meaning behind her lyrics is between Gaga and God. No one else has any power or the knowledge to properly asses and judge the situation.


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    Sep 29th, 2011 9:30pm report

    Gaga should be accountable for all the comments be it condemning or 'shocking' The lyrics are demonic in nature & saying goes "what comes out of the mouth is surely from the heart" & its a pity that she's allowing the devil to use her in the music industry for nothing but destruction.


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    Sep 27th, 2011 9:45am report

    She is talking about being in love with the devil.


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    Sep 27th, 2011 9:15am report

    Wow, people take the meaning of it to a whole different level. I really don't think she meant anything by the world being better without religion. . . I don't even care for this genre of music but was only curious to see maybe how she interpreted it. I would seriously hope that people would have a little more common sense than to take these songs so literally. It's almost frightening.


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    Sep 26th, 2011 9:51pm report

    This song is crap. Most people don't even realize what they are listening to. Gaga came out of nowhere, as one comment read. Now (through her songs)she is trying to convince an entire generation to turn away from God and morals and do what you want. Everything is okay as long as it feels good and you are not hurting anyone. So wrong. The scripture is the scripture, sin is sin. How convenient it is to pick and choose what to believe in the bible. God is forgiving (through Jesus'death on earth) but you cannot serve God and the Devil. Satan is the god of this system, you must choose.


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    Sep 22nd, 2011 9:35am report

    I think, from what I have read thus far, that some of you are completely nuts!!!

    I was raised Christian, however have found that my own personal spirituality has called me in a different direction.I do not mean religion either.

    One thing that I do need to point out is that Judas sold Jesus for 30 pieces of silver, NOT 50. To get that tiny detail (which many Christians have made so many references to anytime they thought someone had sold out the Church) just shows that you have not studied the Bible.

    I believe that Lady Gaga is trying to speak about her past relationships in relation to her own spirituality. By using Jesus and Judas, it is a story that is so well known that the point should be easy to be seen. Do I think it was a wrong or poor choice? Do I think that Da Vinci was wrong to draw a nude man, or Michelangelo wrong to sculpt one? Who am I to say that art is wrong? Art is art, nothing more.

    The Church, however, in their unending quest to supress human nature would surely be happy to say that something in art is wrong, but that is just the nature of religion, which is why I am spiritual, not religious. For an entity,government, the church, a single police department, to claim to be holier than thou, but cover up for numerous pedofiles, I could not dedicate my life, nor defend the honor of.

    So much blood has been shed for the Holy Christian Church, yet there are those who call fans of Lady Gaga to be sheep? Remember the crusades when you call other ppl sheep. Remember the Puritans who caused the Salem Witch Trials when you call others sheep. Remember all the blood shed and lives lost when you call others sheep for sheep follow blindly, not just listen to music.

    And I highly doubt Lady Gaga is trying to tear down the Church. They said the same thing of Madonna in her time as well. Lady Gaga is just using a story that is well known to tell her own story. Judas, being the unfavorable men in her life, Jesus being the one she knows she should be with, but she is drawn to bad boys, many women are. If you don't think so, you should look at the statistics for Domestic Violence.


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    Sep 18th, 2011 9:10am report

    I feel that the true meaning of this song is that people should cut out people who betray or owe them hatred from their lives


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    Sep 15th, 2011 9:39pm report

    To all of you , judas did betray jesus for thirty silver coins. But simon,peter. Denied him three times. I agree with april 16.. You are all sheep, and his message did reach one...me.

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