Potters field

Potters field
   The name given to the piece of ground which was afterwards bought with the money that had been given to Judas. It was called the "field of blood" (Matt. 27:7-10). Tradition places it in the valley of Hinnom. (See Aceldama.)

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Potters Bar — infobox UK place country = England official name= Potters Bar map type= Greater London latitude= 51.698 longitude= 0.183 population= 21,618 [http://www.hertsdirect.org/infobase/docs/pdfstore/tabKS01sett.pdf Herfordshire County Council] Office for …   Wikipedia

  • Potter's Field (Omaha) — The Potters Field Cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska is located on a five acre plot of land at 5000 Young Street near the intersections of Young Street and Mormon Bridge Road. Like all Potter s Fields, it was used to bury poor people or people with no… …   Wikipedia

  • potter's field — noun A public place where strangers, paupers, and criminals are buried. The despised pauper, most likely a foreigner, when his spirit has gone to its final resting place, is probably carried to the Potters Field …   Wiktionary

  • Potter's field — A potter s field was an American term for a place for the burial of unknown or indigent people. The expression derives from the Bible, referring to a field used for the extraction of potter s clay, which was useless for agriculture but could be… …   Wikipedia

  • From Potter's Field (novel) — Infobox Book | name = From Potter s Field title orig = translator = image caption = author = Patricia Cornwell illustrator = cover artist = country = United States of America language = English series = Kay Scarpetta genre = Crime fiction… …   Wikipedia

  • Potter's field — Potter Pot ter, n. [Cf. F. potier.] 1. One whose occupation is to make earthen vessels. Ps. ii. 9. [1913 Webster] The potter heard, and stopped his wheel. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 2. One who hawks crockery or earthenware. [Prov. Eng.] De… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Potters —    J. P. McEvoy s three act comedy, produced by Richard Herndon, opened on 8 December 1923 at the Plymouth Theatre for 245 performances. Feisty Ma Potter nags her nebbish husband, Pa, about his meager paycheck. Pushed to action, Pa invests in an… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • Vale Cemetery — is the largest cemetery in Schenectady, New York. It opened on 21 October 1857 when the Rev. Julius Seely dedicated what was then termed the Vale . [cite book|first = Friends of Vale|title = Handout History of Vale Cemetery|date = 2005] It has… …   Wikipedia

  • pottery — noun /ˈpɒtəɹi,ˈpɑːtɚɹi/ a) Fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed The shelves were lined with pottery of all shapes and sizes. b) A potters (work)shop, where pottery is made I visited the old potteries and saw the pots being made. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • Chinese Cemetery of Los Angeles — The Chinese Cemetery of Los Angeles is one of several historical cemeteries found around East Los Angeles, including Evergreen and Calvary cemeteries. It is located at First Street and Eastern Avenue in the Belvedere Gardens section of East Los… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”