That is why it has been called the Field of Blood to this day.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 27:7
After conferring together, they used the money to buy the potter's field as a burial place for foreigners.
So the guards took the money and did as they were instructed. And this account has been circulated among the Jews to this very day.
This became known to everyone living in Jerusalem; so they called that field in their own language Akeldama, that is, Field of Blood.)
Chapter Outline1. Jesus is delivered bound to Pilate.
3. Judas hangs himself.
19. Pilate, admonished of his wife,
20. and being urged by the multitude, washes his hands, and releases Barabbas.
27. Jesus is mocked and crowned with thorns;
50. dies, and is buried;
62. his tomb is sealed and watched.
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