(With the reward1 he got for his wickedness, Judas bought a field;2 there he fell headlong, his body burst open and all his intestines spilled out.
Everyone in Jerusalem heard about this, so they called that field in their language3 Akeldama, that is, Field of Blood.)
"For," said Peter, "it is written in the book of Psalms, " 'May his place be deserted; let there be no one to dwell in it,'4 and, " 'May another take his place of leadership.'5
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