New International Version
You did not put oil on my head, but she has poured perfume on my feet.
King James Bible
My head with oil thou didst not anoint: but this woman hath anointed my feet with ointment.
Darby Bible Translation
My head with oil thou didst not anoint, but *she* has anointed my feet with myrrh.
World English Bible
You didn't anoint my head with oil, but she has anointed my feet with ointment.
Young's Literal Translation
with oil my head thou didst not anoint, but this woman with ointment did anoint my feet;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
My head with oil thou didst not anoint - Anointing the head with oil was as common among the Jews as washing the face with water is among us. See Ruth 3:3; 2 Samuel 12:20; 2 Samuel 14:2; 2 Kings 4:2; and Psalm 23:5, where the author alludes to the Jewish manner of receiving and entertaining a guest. Thou preparest a table for me; anointest my head with oil; givest me an overflowing cup. See Matthew 5:17.
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As Christ forgave you, so also do ye.--COL. 3:13. There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both.--I forgave thee all that debt; shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had pity on thee? When ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive, …
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A Gluttonous Man and a Winebibber
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke vii. 37, "And Behold, a Woman who was in the City, a Sinner," Etc. On the Remission of Sins,
2 Samuel 12:20
Then David got up from the ground. After he had washed, put on lotions and changed his clothes, he went into the house of the LORD and worshiped. Then he went to his own house, and at his request they served him food, and he ate.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
wine that gladdens human hearts, oil to make their faces shine, and bread that sustains their hearts.
Always be clothed in white, and always anoint your head with oil.
I ate no choice food; no meat or wine touched my lips; and I used no lotions at all until the three weeks were over.
Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven--as her great love has shown. But whoever has been forgiven little loves little."
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