Everyone in Jerusalem heard about this, so they called that field in their language Akeldama, that is, Field of Blood.)
And it became known to all who were living in Jerusalem; so that in their own language that field was called Hakeldama, that is, Field of Blood.)
The news of his death spread rapidly among all the people of Jerusalem, and they gave the place the Aramaic name Akeldama, which means "Field of Blood.")
Everybody in Jerusalem knows this by now; they call the place Murder Meadow.
And this came to the knowledge of all those who were living in Jerusalem, so that the field was named in their language, Akel-dama, or, The field of blood.)
This became known to all the residents of Jerusalem, so that the field was called in their language Hakeldama, that is, Field of Blood.)
And it became known to all those dwelling in Jerusalem; so that field is called in their own language, Akel Dama, that is, Field of Blood.)
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1 tn Grk “And this.” Because of the difference between Greek style, which often begins sentences or clauses with “and,” and English style, which generally does not, καί (kai) has not been translated here.
2 sn Their own language refers to Aramaic, the primary language spoken in Palestine in Jesus’ day.
3 tn Grk “that field was called.” The passive voice has been converted to active in the translation in keeping with contemporary English style.