Both Matthew and Acts contain accounts of what happened to the money paid to Judas for betraying Jesus, and both agree that the money was used to buy a field which became known as the Field of Blood. Who it was that used the money to buy the field, however, varies between the accounts.
According to Matthew, Judas repented of his betrayal and returned the money, and the chief priests used it to buy the potter’s field:
When Judas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus was condemned, he repented and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders. He said, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” But they said, “What is that to us? See to it yourself.” Throwing down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed; and he went and hanged himself. But the chief priests, taking the pieces of silver, said, “It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, since they are blood money.” After conferring together, they used them to buy the potter’s field as a place to bury foreigners. [Matthew 27:3-7 (NRSV)]
According to acts, Judas bought the field himself:
Now this man [Judas] acquired a field with the reward of his wickedness; and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his bowels gushed out. [Acts 1:18 (NRSV)]
So who bought the Field of Blood, the high priests or Judas?
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