John 12:1-11 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Laz'arus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived at Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.
2 There they made him a supper; Martha served, and Laz'arus was one of those at table with him. 2 Here a dinner was given in Jesus' honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him.
3 Mary took a pound of costly ointment of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the ointment. 3 Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus' feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.
4 But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (he who was to betray him), said, 4 But one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was later to betray him, objected,
5 "Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?" 5 "Why wasn't this perfume sold and the money given to the poor? It was worth a year's wages. "
6 This he said, not that he cared for the poor but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box he used to take what was put into it. 6 He did not say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief; as keeper of the money bag, he used to help himself to what was put into it.
7 Jesus said, "Let her alone, let her keep it for the day of my burial. 7 "Leave her alone," Jesus replied. "[It was intended] that she should save this perfume for the day of my burial.
8 The poor you always have with you, but you do not always have me." 8 You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me."
9 When the great crowd of the Jews learned that he was there, they came, not only on account of Jesus but also to see Laz'arus, whom he had raised from the dead. 9 Meanwhile a large crowd of Jews found out that Jesus was there and came, not only because of him but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.
10 So the chief priests planned to put Laz'arus also to death, 10 So the chief priests made plans to kill Lazarus as well,
11 because on account of him many of the Jews were going away and believing in Jesus. 11 for on account of him many of the Jews were going over to Jesus and putting their faith in him.