Matthew 26:1-13 NLT

1 When Jesus had finished saying these things, he said to his disciples,
2 "As you know, the Passover celebration begins in two days, and I, the Son of Man, will be betrayed and crucified."
3 At that same time the leading priests and other leaders were meeting at the residence of Caiaphas, the high priest,
4 to discuss how to capture Jesus secretly and put him to death.
5 "But not during the Passover," they agreed, "or there will be a riot."
6 Meanwhile, Jesus was in Bethany at the home of Simon, a man who had leprosy.
7 During supper, a woman came in with a beautiful jar a of expensive perfume and poured it over his head.

References for Matthew 26:7

    • ð 26:7 - Greek <I>an alabaster jar.</I>
      8 The disciples were indignant when they saw this. "What a waste of money," they said.
      9 "She could have sold it for a fortune and given the money to the poor."
      10 But Jesus replied, "Why berate her for doing such a good thing to me?
      11 You will always have the poor among you, but I will not be here with you much longer.
      12 She has poured this perfume on me to prepare my body for burial.
      13 I assure you, wherever the Good News is preached throughout the world, this woman's deed will be talked about in her memory."