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

 
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1 Six days before Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, home of Lazarus, 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 Lazarus and his sisters hosted a dinner for him. Martha served and Lazarus was among those who joined him at the table. 2 Here a dinner was given in Jesus' honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him.
3 Then Mary took an extraordinary amount, almost three-quarters of a pound, of very expensive perfume made of pure nard. She anointed Jesus' feet with it, then wiped his feet dry with her hair. The house was filled with the aroma of the perfume. 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 Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (the one who was about to betray him), complained, 4 But one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was later to betray him, objected,
5 "This perfume was worth a year's wages! Why wasn't it sold and the money 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 He said this not because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief. He carried the money bag and would take what was in 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 Then Jesus said, "Leave her alone. This perfume was to be used in preparation for my burial, and this is how she has used it. 7 "Leave her alone," Jesus replied. "[It was intended] that she should save this perfume for the day of my burial.
8 You will always have the poor among you, but you won't always have me." 8 You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me."
9 Many Jews learned that he was there. They came not only because of Jesus but also to see Lazarus, 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 The chief priests decided that they would kill Lazarus too. 10 So the chief priests made plans to kill Lazarus as well,
11 It was because of Lazarus that many of the Jews had deserted them and come to believe in Jesus. 11 for on account of him many of the Jews were going over to Jesus and putting their faith in him.