New Living Translation
She has poured this perfume on me to prepare my body for burial.
King James Bible
For in that she hath poured this ointment on my body, she did it for my burial.
Darby Bible Translation
For in pouring out this ointment on my body, she has done it for my burying.
World English Bible
For in pouring this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial.
Young's Literal Translation
for she having put this ointment on my body -- for my burial she did it.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
26:12 She hath done it for my burial - As it were for the embalming of my body. Indeed this was not her design: but our Lord puts this construction upon it, to confirm thereby what he had before said to his disciples, concerning his approaching death.
LibraryThe New Passover
'Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto Him, Where wilt Thou that we prepare for Thee to eat the passover? 18. And He said, Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with My disciples. 19. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they made ready the passover. 20. Now when the even was come, He sat down with the twelve. 21. And as they did eat, He said, …
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Then Joseph told the physicians who served him to embalm his father's body; so Jacob was embalmed.
She has done what she could and has anointed my body for burial ahead of time.
Jesus replied, "Leave her alone. She did this in preparation for my burial.
Following Jewish burial custom, they wrapped Jesus' body with the spices in long sheets of linen cloth.
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