Parallel Bible results for John 12:1-8

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John 12:1-8

RSV 1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Laz'arus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. NIV 1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. RSV 2 There they made him a supper; Martha served, and Laz'arus was one of those at table with him. NIV 2 Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him. RSV 3 Mary took a pound of costly ointment of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the ointment. NIV 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. RSV 4 But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (he who was to betray him), said, NIV 4 But one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was later to betray him, objected, RSV 5 "Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?" NIV 5 “Why wasn’t this perfume sold and the money given to the poor? It was worth a year’s wages. ” RSV 6 This he said, not that he cared for the poor but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box he used to take what was put into it. NIV 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. RSV 7 Jesus said, "Let her alone, let her keep it for the day of my burial. NIV 7 “Leave her alone,” Jesus replied. “It was intended that she should save this perfume for the day of my burial. RSV 8 The poor you always have with you, but you do not always have me." NIV 8 You will always have the poor among you,but you will not always have me.”

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