What does Aceldama mean?

Aceldama meaning in General Dictionary

The potters area said to have lain south of Jerusalem bought because of the bribe which Judas took for betraying their Master therefore labeled as the field of bloodstream Fig A field of bloodshed

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  • The potter's industry, believed to have lain south of Jerusalem, bought with all the bribe which Judas took for betraying their Master, and therefore labeled as the field of blood. Fig.: A field of bloodshed.

Aceldama meaning in Names Dictionary

Field of bloodstream. Non-gerderized Biblical title.
Name Origin: Biblical
Name Gender: Female


Aceldama meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., potter's field near Jerusalem purchased using blood-money fond of Judas Iscariot, virtually "place of bloodshed," from Greek Akeldama, from an Aramaic expression similar to Syriac haqal dema "the field of bloodstream."


Aceldama meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The potter's field, believed to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased because of the bribe which Judas took for betraying their Master, and as a consequence called the world of bloodstream. Fig.: A field of bloodshed.