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Mark 14:4

4 Some of those present were saying indignantly to one another, “Why this waste of perfume?

Read Mark 14:4 Using Other Translations

And there were some that had indignation within themselves, and said, Why was this waste of the ointment made?
There were some who said to themselves indignantly, "Why was the ointment wasted like that?
Some of those at the table were indignant. “Why waste such expensive perfume?” they asked.

What does Mark 14:4 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Mark 14:4

And there were some that had indignation within themselves,
&c.] The Syriac version reads, "some of the disciples": agreeably to ( Matthew 26:8 ) , particularly Judas, and others might be incensed by his means:

and said, why was this waste of the ointment made?
(See Gill on Matthew 26:8).

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