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John 12:3 DBY

3 Mary therefore, having taken a pound of ointment of pure nard of great price, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair, and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

References for John 12:3

    • a 12:3 - Or 'liquid;' a word difficult of interpretation, but most likely 'pure:' see Note, Mark 14.3.

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      • a 12:3 - Or 'liquid;' a word difficult of interpretation, but most likely 'pure:' see Note, Mark 14.3.
      • b 12:7 - i.e. it was now the time: see ch. 19.40. The word is used in Gen. 50.2 (LXX) for embalmment in Hebrew.
      • c 12:9 - Lit. 'is.'
      • d 12:11 - Eis: see Note, 2Tim. 1.12.
      • e 12:13 - See Ps. 118.26.
      • f 12:14 - See Zech. 9.9.
      • g 12:17 - Or 'that.'
      • h 12:20 - Proskuneo: see Matt. 4.10.
      • i 12:35 - The sense is 'overtake so as to seize upon,' as Mark 9.18, 1Thess. 5.4.
      • j 12:38 - See Isa. 53.1.
      • k 12:39 - See Isa. 6.9-10.
      • l 12:43 - Lit. 'the glory of men ... the glory of God.'
      • m 12:45 - As ch. 6.40.
      • n 12:46 - Eis: see ver. 11.