Akeldama (Uh-kel´duh-muh; “Field of Blood,” transliterated from Aramaic)

The field in (Acts 1:18-19; Matt 27:3-10) that Judas Iscariot is said to have purchased with the blood money he received for betraying Jesus. He died there; hence the name.

Acts 1:18-19

18(Now this man acquired a field with the reward of his wickedness; and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his bowels gushed out.19This becam ... View more

Matt 27:3-10

The Suicide of Judas
3When Judas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus was condemned, he repented and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and ... View more

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