Matthew 26:1-13 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 When Jesus had finished all these words, He said to His disciples, 1 When Jesus had finished saying all these things, he said to his disciples,
2 "You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man is to be handed over for crucifixion." 2 "As you know, the Passover is two days away--and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified."
3 Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas; 3 Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembled in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas,
4 and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him. 4 and they plotted to arrest Jesus in some sly way and kill him.
5 But they were saying, "Not during the festival, otherwise a riot might occur among the people." 5 "But not during the Feast," they said, "or there may be a riot among the people."
6 Now when Jesus was in Bethany, at the home of Simon the leper, 6 While Jesus was in Bethany in the home of a man known as Simon the Leper,
7 a woman came to Him with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume, and she poured it on His head as He reclined at the table. 7 a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, which she poured on his head as he was reclining at the table.
8 But the disciples were indignant when they saw this, and said, "Why this waste? 8 When the disciples saw this, they were indignant. "Why this waste?" they asked.
9 "For this perfume might have been sold for a high price and the money given to the poor." 9 "This perfume could have been sold at a high price and the money given to the poor."
10 But Jesus, aware of this, said to them, "Why do you bother the woman? For she has done a good deed to Me. 10 Aware of this, Jesus said to them, "Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a beautiful thing to me.
11 "For you always have the poor with you; but you do not always have Me. 11 The poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me.
12 "For when she poured this perfume on My body, she did it to prepare Me for burial. 12 When she poured this perfume on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial.
13 "Truly I say to you, wherever this gospel is preached in the whole world, what this woman has done will also be spoken of in memory of her." 13 I tell you the truth, wherever this gospel is preached throughout the world, what she has done will also be told, in memory of her."