Potters field, The

Potters field, The,

a piece of ground which, according to the statement of St. Matthew, ( Matthew 27:7 ) was purchased by the Priests with the thirty pieces of silver rejected by Judas, and converted into a burial-place for Jews not belonging to the city. [ACELDAMA]

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Potters field, The,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.