New Living Translation
That is why the field is still called the Field of Blood.
King James Bible
Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day.
Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore that field has been called Blood-field unto this day.
World English Bible
Therefore that field was called "The Field of Blood" to this day.
Young's Literal Translation
therefore was that field called, 'Field of blood,' unto this day.
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LibraryThe Fourth Word
"Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani."--ST. MATT. XXVII. 46; ST. MARK XV. 34. There are three peculiar and distinguishing features of this fourth word which our Saviour uttered from His Cross. 1. It is the only one of the Seven which finds a place in the earliest record of our Lord's life, contained in the matter common to St. Matthew and St. Mark. 2. It is the only one which has been preserved to us in the original Aramaic, in the very syllables which were formed by the lips of Christ. 3. It is the …
J. H. Beibitz—Gloria Crucis
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After some discussion they finally decided to buy the potter's field, and they made it into a cemetery for foreigners.
So the guards accepted the bribe and said what they were told to say. Their story spread widely among the Jews, and they still tell it today.
The news of his death spread to all the people of Jerusalem, and they gave the place the Aramaic name [Akeldama,] which means "Field of Blood.")
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