|Matthew 26:14-15,27:3-10 |
14 Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests,
15 And he said to them, "What will you give me, if I deliver him [Jesus] to you?" And they made an agreement with him for thirty pieces of silver.
3 Then Judas, who had betrayed him, when he saw that Jesus had been condemned, regretted his actions and sought to return the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
4 Saying, "I have sinned in that I have betrayed innocent blood." And they said, "What is that to us? See to that yourself."
5 And he threw down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hung himself.
6 And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, "It is not lawful for us to put the money into the treasury, because it is the price of blood."
7 So they took counsel, and bought the potter's field to bury strangers in with the silver.
8 Therefore that field has been called, the Field of Blood to this day.
9 Then it was fulfilled what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying, "And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him on whom a value had been set by the children of Israel;