potter's field

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[Aram.,=field of blood], according to the Gospel of St. Matthew, the chief priests bought the potter's field with Judas' 30 pieces of silver as a place to bury foreigners. However, according to the Acts of the Apostles, Judas bought the field himself and met his death in it.
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potter’s field

burial ground purchased with Judas’s betrayal money. [N.T.: Matthew 27:6–8]
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A change in burial practices favoring cremation will not in most cases, however, divert the road away from potter's field.
Although more inexpensive burial practices only marginally affect the volume of indigent burials, a social worker may be called on to intervene in a more subtle manner; a crematory may itself become a sort of potter's field.
I thought of my own precious mother, whose remains had slumbered for years in a quiet and beautiful spot, marked with a clean and tasteful slab of marble; and then of my dear father, who was buried in a very different way almost uncared for, in the Potter's Field.