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Aceldama in the New Testament, a field near Jerusalem purchased with the blood money given to Judas for his betrayal of Jesus, the Potter's field.

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Aceldama (əkĕl´dəmə) [Aram.,=field of blood], according to the Gospel of St. Matthew, the chief priests bought the potter's field with Judas' 30 pieces of silver as a place to bury foreigners. However, according to the Acts of the Apostles, Judas bought the field himself and met his death in it.