“Why wasn’t this perfume sold and the money given to the poor? It was worth a year’s wages. ”
Read John 12:5 Using Other Translations
Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?
"Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?"
“That perfume was worth a year’s wages. It should have been sold and the money given to the poor.”
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