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How Did Judas Iscariot Die?

are they saying the same thing or is it a different story?

how does someone fall headlong? did judas fall headlong after he hanged himself? who has a better description?

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I wont say I have some hidden text that merges both scriptures on Judas death but lets use the scriptures you quoted and add a little imagination.

Judas committed suicide by hanging himself.

As a suicide he is considered to be unclean so no one would touch his corpse.

It bloats and begin to decay in the heat, falls of the tree and the belly of the bloated corpse burst open.

This will make both accounts true.

Mathews account specificaly tells us how Judas died - by hanging.

Pauls account related some events that related to the deceased but It did not say how he died.

Mathew tells us that the money (belonging) to Judas was used to purchase a field by the priest. Since the money could not be put in the treasury, it was still legaly Judas' money so the field is his. Mathew's version is a historic account or record.

Paul said Judas purchaed the field. He was refering to historic events that were at the time common knowledge and didn't need to go into specifics.

This is just an academic excercise to show that the seeming contradictions might just not be contradictry at all.

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This mind set is beyond Christianity as even the entire Kingdom of Christianity does not teach the bible as they should. The Hebrew Texts (Old testament) is verified by both Judaism and Islam and other scholastic works of ancient historians, while the Greek Scriptures (New testament) has proven itself a true fulfillment of the original will of the designer who started making his name known to man since the days of the fall.

I do not intend to be confrontational, but there are some salient facts that need to be pointed out. If one is in disputation of the conformity of the bible or its consistency or otherwise, they are well within their rights.

The case of Judas, a very logical explanation is given, Judas received payment for betraying the Christ, he must have felt very guilty and remorseful, but the deed had been done. He made to return payment but was turned away and he threw the silver pieces to the floor and proceeded to hang himself in a field. Well, whether he fell down and burst forth is ambiguous as he must have commited his suicidal act in that field, thus it being referred to as the field of blood.

The Holy men must have gathered up the silver and gone to buy out the field since it had gotten a bad reputation and what better way to buy it with the money of the one who corrupted the place.

Thus, the accounts in both Matthew and Acts rather than contradict each other gives us a clearer picture of what transpired during that crucial time.

Make your own deductions.

See full text of the above explanations in this earlier post:

link:http://www.nairaland.com/nigeria?topic=84914.msg1600211#msg1600211

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yes he committed suicide but how did he do it?

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dont you read your bible?

he commited sucide man

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