Aceldama(redirected from Akeldama)
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(Bible) New Testament the place near Jerusalem that was bought with the 30 pieces of silver paid to Judas for betraying Jesus (Matthew 27:8; Acts 1:19)
[C14: from Aramaic haqēl demā field of blood]
A•cel•da•ma(əˈsɛl də mə, əˈkɛl-)
the place near Jerusalem purchased with the bribe Judas took for betraying Jesus. Acts 1:18, 19.
a place of bloodshed, so called after the field purchased by Judas with the bribe he received for betraying Christ.See also: Killing