Matthew 27:8
New International Version
That is why it has been called the Field of Blood to this day.

New Living Translation
That is why the field is still called the Field of Blood.

English Standard Version
Therefore that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.

Berean Study Bible
That is why it has been called the Field of Blood to this day.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore that field was called Field of Blood, to this day.

King James Bible
Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day.

New King James Version
Therefore that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.

New American Standard Bible
For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.

NASB 1995
For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.

NASB 1977
For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.

Amplified Bible
Therefore that piece of ground has been called the Field of Blood to this day.

Christian Standard Bible
Therefore that field has been called “Field of Blood” to this day.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore that field has been called “Blood Field” to this day.

American Standard Version
Wherefore that field was called, the field of blood, unto this day.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Therefore that field has been called, “The Field of Blood”, until this day.

Contemporary English Version
This is why people still call that place "Field of Blood."

Douay-Rheims Bible
For this cause the field was called Haceldama, that is, The field of blood, even to this day.

English Revised Version
Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day.

Good News Translation
That is why that field is called "Field of Blood" to this very day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That's why that field has been called the Field of Blood ever since.

International Standard Version
That is why that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.

Literal Standard Version
therefore that field was called, “Field of Blood,” to this day.

NET Bible
For this reason that field has been called the "Field of Blood" to this day.

New Heart English Bible
Therefore that field was called "The Field of Blood" to this day.

Weymouth New Testament
for which reason that piece of ground received the name, which it still bears, of 'the Field of Blood.'

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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Judas Hangs Himself
7After conferring together, they used the money to buy the potter’s field as a burial place for foreigners. 8That is why it has been called the Field of Blood to this day. 9Then what was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: “They took the thirty pieces of silver, the price set on Him by the people of Israel,…

Cross References
Matthew 27:7
After conferring together, they used the money to buy the potter's field as a burial place for foreigners.

Matthew 28:15
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.

Acts 1:19
This became known to all who lived in Jerusalem, so they called that field in their own language Akeldama, that is, Field of Blood.)


Treasury of Scripture

Why that field was called, The field of blood, to this day.

that.

Acts 1:19
And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field is called in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.

unto.

Matthew 28:15
So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.

Deuteronomy 34:6
And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Bethpeor: but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day.

Joshua 4:9
And Joshua set up twelve stones in the midst of Jordan, in the place where the feet of the priests which bare the ark of the covenant stood: and they are there unto this day.









(8) The field of blood.--St. Luke (Acts 1:19) gives the Aramaic form, Akeldama, but assigns the death of Judas in a field which he had bought as the origin of the name. It is possible that two spots may have been known by the same name for distinct reasons, and the fact that two places have been shown as the Field of Blood from the time of Jerome downwards, is, as far as it goes, in favour of this view. It is equally possible, on the other hand, that Judas may have gone, before or after the purchase, to the ground which, bought with his money, was, in some sense his own, and there ended his despair, dying literally in Gehenna, and buried, not in the grave of his fathers at Kerioth, but as an outcast, with none to mourn over him, in the cemetery of the aliens.

Unto this day.--The phrase suggests here, as again in Matthew 28:15, an interval, more or less considerable, between the events and the record. (Comp. the Introduction as to the date of the Gospel.)

Verse 8. - The field of blood. Aceldama (Acts 1:19), the Syriac name. It was so called (διὸ) from the circumstances attending its purchase, which gave it an evil notoriety, and which the priests must have divulged. "This also," says Chrysostom, taking the blood to be that of Jesus, "became a witness against them, and a proof of their treason. For the name of the place more clearly than a trumpet proclaimed their blood guiltiness." Unto this day. Until the time when this Gospel was published, the new appellation obtained. It is implied that a considerable interval had elapsed. Such chronological hints are often found in the Old Testament (cf. Genesis 19:37, 38; Joshua 4:9, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
That is why
διὸ (dio)
Conjunction
Strong's 1352: Wherefore, on which account, therefore. From dia and hos; through which thing, i.e. Consequently.

[it]
ἀγρὸς (agros)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 68: From ago; a field; genitive case, the country; specially, a farm, i.e. Hamlet.

has been called
ἐκλήθη (eklēthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2564: (a) I call, summon, invite, (b) I call, name. Akin to the base of keleuo; to 'call'.

the Field
Ἀγρὸς (Agros)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 68: From ago; a field; genitive case, the country; specially, a farm, i.e. Hamlet.

of Blood
αἵματος (haimatos)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's 129: Blood, literally, figuratively or specially; by implication, bloodshed, also kindred.

to
ἕως (heōs)
Preposition
Strong's 2193: A conjunction, preposition and adverb of continuance, until.

this day.
σήμερον (sēmeron)
Adverb
Strong's 4594: Today, now. Neuter of a presumed compound of the article ho and hemera; on the day; generally, now.


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