saying, "I have sinned in betraying innocent blood." They said, "What is that to us? See to it yourself."
And throwing down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed; and he went and hanged himself.
But the chief priests, taking the pieces of silver, said, "It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, since they are blood money."
So they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in.
Therefore that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.
Then was fulfilled what had been spoken by the prophet Jeremiah, saying, "And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him on whom a price had been set by some of the sons of Israel,
and they gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord directed me."
Now Jesus stood before the governor; and the governor asked him, "Are you the King of the Jews?" Jesus said, "You have said so."
But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he made no answer.
Then Pilate said to him, "Do you not hear how many things they testify against you?"
But he gave him no answer, not even to a single charge; so that the governor wondered greatly.
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