Potter’s Field

Potter’s Field

A tract of land near Jerusalem used to bury strangers. It is identified in (Matt 27:1-10) with the Field of Blood (Akeldama in Acts 1:18-19), a term associated with the money paid to Judas for betraying Jesus. The quotation in Matt 27:9-10) is from (Zech 11:12-13 (cf., however, Jer 18:1-3).

Matt 27:1-10

Jesus Brought before Pilate
1When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus in order to bring about his ... View more

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 27:9-10

9Then was fulfilled what had been spoken through the prophet Jeremiah, “And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of the one on whom a price had been ... View more

Zech 11:12-13

12I then said to them, “If it seems right to you, give me my wages; but if not, keep them.” So they weighed out as my wages thirty shekels of silver.13Then the ... View more

Jer 18:1-3

The Potter and the Clay
1The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord:2“Come, go down to the potter's house, and there I will let you hear my words.”3So I went ... View more

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