New American Standard Bible
For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.
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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The field of blood - The field purchased by the price of blood. The name by which this field was called was "Aceldama," Acts 1:19. It was just without the walls of Jerusalem, on the south of Mount Zion. It is now used as a burying-place by the Armenian Christians in Jerusalem, who have a magnificent convent on Mount Zion - Missionary Herald, 1824, p. 66. See the plan of Jerusalem.
To this day - That is, to the day when Matthew wrote this gospel, about 30 years after the field was purchased.
LibraryThe Sentence which Condemned the Judges
And Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked Him, saying, Art Thou the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest. 12. And when He was accused of the chief priests and elders, He answered nothing. 13. Then said Pilate unto Him, Hearest Thou not how many things they witness against Thee? 14. And He answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly. 15. Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Taunts Turning to Testimonies
Remorse and Suicide of Judas.
And they conferred together and with the money bought the Potter's Field as a burial place for strangers.
And they took the money and did as they had been instructed; and this story was widely spread among the Jews, and is to this day.
And it became known to all who were living in Jerusalem; so that in their own language that field was called Hakeldama, that is, Field of Blood.)
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