Parallel Bible results for John 12:1-8

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John 12:1-8

CEB 1 Six days before Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, home of Lazarus, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. NRS 1 Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. CEB 2 Lazarus and his sisters hosted a dinner for him. Martha served and Lazarus was among those who joined him at the table. NRS 2 There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those at the table with him. CEB 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. NRS 3 Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, anointed Jesus' feet, and wiped them with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. CEB 4 Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (the one who was about to betray him), complained, NRS 4 But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (the one who was about to betray him), said, CEB 5 "This perfume was worth a year's wages! Why wasn't it sold and the money given to the poor?" ( NRS 5 "Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor?" CEB 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.) NRS 6 (He said this not because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief; he kept the common purse and used to steal what was put into it.) CEB 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. NRS 7 Jesus said, "Leave her alone. She bought it so that she might keep it for the day of my burial. CEB 8 You will always have the poor among you, but you won't always have me." NRS 8 You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me."