Definition of Aceldama

1. n. The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his Master, and therefore called the field of blood. Fig.: A field of bloodshed.



Definition of Aceldama

1. Noun. The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his master, and therefore called ''the field of blood''. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) A field of bloodshed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aceldama

1. a place of bloodshed [n -S]

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Literary usage of Aceldama

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1. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1888)
"The aceldama still retains it» ancient position, but the tree of Judas has been transferred to the " Hill of Evil Counsel " (Stanley, S. ф P. pp. ..."

2. The Holy Land and the Bible: A Book of Scripture Illustrations Gathered in by Cunningham Geikie (1888)
"Close at hand, but a little higher up the valley, is a spot with the evil name of aceldama—"the Field of Blood,"1 on which rises an old ruin thirty feet ..."

3. Biblical Researches in Palestine, and in the Adjacent Regions: A Journal of by Edward Robinson (1874)
"... as the aceldama or Field of Blood.3 The tradition which fixes it upon this spot, reaches back to the age of Jerome ; and it is mentioned by almost every ..."

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