New Living Translation
Jesus replied, "Leave her alone. She did this in preparation for my burial.
King James Bible
Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burying hath she kept this.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus therefore said, Suffer her to have kept this for the day of my preparation for burial;
World English Bible
But Jesus said, "Leave her alone. She has kept this for the day of my burial.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus, therefore, said, 'Suffer her; for the day of my embalming she hath kept it,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:7 Against the day of my burial - Which now draws nigh.
LibraryJune 12. "We Would See Jesus" (John xii. 21).
"We would see Jesus" (John xii. 21). Glory to Him for all the things laid up for us in the days to come. Glory to Him for all the visions of service in the future; the opportunities of doing good that are far away as well as close at hand. Our Saviour was able to despise the cross for the joy that was before Him. Let us look up to Him, and rise up to Him till we get on high and are able to look out from the mount of vision over all the land of far distances. There shall not a single thing come to …
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November 19. "We Would See Jesus" (John xii. 21).
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She has poured this perfume on me to prepare my body for burial.
Following Jewish burial custom, they wrapped Jesus' body with the spices in long sheets of linen cloth.
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