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Aceldama

Definition of the noun Aceldama

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noun - plural:

  • aceldama: aceldamas
  • Aceldama: Aceldamas

  1. 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.
  2. [figuratively] A field of bloodshed.

Group

Aceldama a.k.a. Acéldama is a musical group.

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Google previewBase Ball Pioneers, 1850-1870 (2012)

The Clubs and Players Who Spread the Sport Nationwide by Peter Morris,, William J. Ryczek, Jan Finkel, Leonard Levin

[Aceldama is a biblical term meaning, literally, field of blood.] Often during the period following the organization of these clubs a number of games would be going on especially during practice hours. A silver ball suitably engraved was “ hung ...

Google previewMemoir and remains of the Rev. ---,minister of St. Peter ́s Church,Dundes by the Rev.Andrew A.Bonar,... (1845)

Aceldama is a peaceful spot, overhanging the pleasant valley of Hinnom, once the scene of hideous rites. The plague was very severe in the city during our stay there, which prevented us from having that close intercourse with the inhabitants, ...

Google previewQuarterly Statement - Palestine Exploration Fund (1892)

170, says: " Aceldama is a little level plot overhanging the valley of Hinuom, with a few trees. On the east side is an old building over a quadrangular pit, sunk some 30 feet into the rock. This was many centuries the charnel- house into which ...

Google previewMemoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert McCheyne (1844)

Aceldama is a fearful spot above. We left Jerusalem on 18th June, and arrived here on PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE. 227.

Google previewMemoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert Murray M'Cheyne ... Thirteenth thousand (1845)

Aceldama is a peaceful spot, overhanging the pleasant valley of Hinnom, once the scene of hideous rites. The plague was very severe in the city during our stay there, which prevented us from having that close intercourse with the inhabitants, ...

Google previewKids' Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Jean Fischer

The field was later named Aceldama. This word means “field of blood.

Google previewDr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible (1881)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History by Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot

was shown Aceldama “ next" to Gethsemme, flat. the foot of Olivet, near the sepulcbres of Simeon and Joseph “ (Jacob and Zacharias). in the “ Uitel dc Jherusalem" (Rob. ii. 560) the place of the suicide of Judas was shown as a ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

acersecomic aceldama. A field of bloodshed; a scene of slaughter. Pronounced with a k sound, accent on the dah; Aramaic okel damo, the field of blood; the field near Jerusalem bought with the blood money given to Judas Iscariot, and in ...

Google previewThe Endangered English Dictionary: Bodacious Words Your Dictionary Forgot (1997)

by David Grambs

showed a touching accurance for the three children of somebody else aceldama (a-SEL-da-ma) a scene of bloodshed the homicide squad finding the bedroom a veritable aceldama acervation (a-ser-VAY-shun) an accumulation or heaping ...

Google previewZondervan Bible Dictionary (2009)

by J. D. Douglas, C. Merrill

ACELDAMA. (See AKELDAMA). ACHAIA. (k′y, Gr. Achaia). In NT times a Roman province that included the Peloponnesus and northern Greece south of Illyricum, Epirus, and Thessaly, which were districts of Macedonia. Corinth was the ...

Google previewBible Dictionary (2015)

by Ballantyne, R. M.

ACELDAMA. Field of blood, a small field south of Jerusalem, which the priest purchased with the thirty pieces of silver that Judas had received as the price of our Savior's blood, Matthew 27:8; Acts 1:19. Pretending that it was not lawful to ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

by Orr, James

ACELDAMA. a-sel ́da-ma. See AKELDAMA. ACHAIA. a-ka ̄ ́ya (Αχαια ́, Achaia ́): The smallest country in the Peloponnesus lying along the southern shore of the Corinthian Gulf, north of Arcadia and east of Elis. The original inhabitants were ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible (1863)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, and Natural History by William Smith

saw the M large fig-tree where Judas nanged himself," certainly in a different place from that, uf the " small field (Aceldama) where the bodies of pilgrims were buried " (p. 5). Saewulf (p. 42) was shown Aceldama " next " to Gethsemane, u at ...

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Aceldama Meaning

Video shows what aceldama means. The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his master, ...

Scrabble value of A1C3E1L1D2A1M3A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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