That is why it has been called the Field of Blood1 to this day.
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Then what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled:2 "They took the thirty silver coins, the price set on him by the people of Israel,
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and they used them to buy the potter's field, as the Lord commanded me."3
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Meanwhile Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?"4 "Yes, it is as you say," Jesus replied.
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When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer.5
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Then Pilate asked him, "Don't you hear the testimony they are bringing against you?"6
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But Jesus made no reply,7 not even to a single charge--to the great amazement of the governor.
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Now it was the governor's custom at the Feast to release a prisoner8 chosen by the crowd.
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At that time they had a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas.
So when the crowd had gathered, Pilate asked them, "Which one do you want me to release to you: Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?"9
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For he knew it was out of envy that they had handed Jesus over to him.