12 Then I said to them, “If it is [a]agreeable to you, give me my wages; and if not, refrain.” So they (A)weighed out for my wages thirty pieces of silver.

13 And the Lord said to me, “Throw it to the (B)potter”—that princely price they set on me. So I took the thirty pieces of silver and threw them into the house of the Lord for the potter.

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Footnotes

  1. Zechariah 11:12 good in your sight

Judas Agrees to Betray Jesus(A)

14 (B)Then one of the twelve, called (C)Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests 15 and said, (D)“What are you willing to give me if I deliver Him to you?” And they counted out to him thirty pieces of silver.

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Judas Hangs Himself(A)

(B)Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was remorseful and brought back the thirty (C)pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.”

And they said, “What is that to us? You see to it!

Then he threw down the pieces of silver in the temple and (D)departed, and went and hanged himself.

But the chief priests took the silver pieces and said, “It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, because they are the price of blood.” And they consulted together and bought with them the potter’s field, to bury strangers in. Therefore that field has been called (E)the Field of Blood to this day.

Then was fulfilled what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying, (F)“And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the value of Him who was priced, whom they of the children of Israel priced, 10 and (G)gave them for the potter’s field, as the Lord directed me.”

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