Bible: Matthew 27:1-10

Jesus Brought Before Pilate

27:1 When 1  it was early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people plotted against Jesus to execute him. 27:2 They 2  tied him up, led him away, and handed him over to Pilate 3  the governor. 4 

Judas’ Suicide

27:3 Now when 5  Judas, who had betrayed him, saw that Jesus 6  had been condemned, he regretted what he had done and returned the thirty silver coins to the chief priests and the elders, 27:4 saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood!” But they said, “What is that to us? You take care of it yourself! 27:5 So 7  Judas threw the silver coins into the temple and left. Then he went out and hanged himself. 27:6 The 8  chief priests took the silver and said, “It is not lawful to put this into the temple treasury, since it is blood money.” 27:7 After 9  consulting together they bought the Potter’s Field with it, as a burial place for foreigners. 27:8 For this reason that field has been called the “Field of Bloodto this day. 27:9 Then what was spoken by Jeremiah 10  the prophet was fulfilled: “They took the thirty silver coins, the price of the one whose price had been set by the people of Israel, 11  27:10 and they gave them for the potter’s field, as the Lord commanded me.” 12 

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