|Matthew 27:3-10||Acts 1:17-20|
3Then he who had betrayed Him, seeing that He was condemned,
sorrowing, Judas returned the thirty pieces of silver again to the chief priests
4saying, I have sinned, betraying innocent blood. And they
said, What is that to us? You see to that.
5And he threw the pieces of silver down in the temple and
departed. And he went and hanged himself.
6And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said,
It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.
7And they took counsel and bought the potter's field with
them, to bury strangers in.
8Therefore that field was called, The Field of Blood,
to this day.
9Then that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was
fulfilled, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of
silver, the price of Him who had been priced, whom they of the children of Israel
10and gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord
17For he was numbered with us and had obtained part of
18Indeed, then, this one purchased a field with the reward
of unrighteousness. And falling headlong, he burst apart in the middle, and all
his bowels gushed out.
19And it was known to all the dwellers at Jerusalem,
so much so that field is called in their own dialect, Akeldama, that is to say,
Field of Blood.
20 For it is written in the Book of Psalms,
Let his estate become forsaken, and he not be living in it. And, let another take