Matthew 26:8
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English Standard Version
And when the disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, “Why this waste?

King James Bible
But when his disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

American Standard Version
But when the disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the disciples seeing it, had indignation, saying: To what purpose is this waste?

English Revised Version
But when the disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Webster's Bible Translation
But when his disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Weymouth New Testament
"Why such waste?" indignantly exclaimed the disciples;

Matthew 26:8 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

To what purpose is this waste?

Wyc., Whereto this loss? Tynd., What needed this waste? See on John 12:3.

Matthew 26:8 Parallel Commentaries

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1 Samuel 17:28,29 And Eliab his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said...

Ecclesiastes 4:4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbor...

Mark 14:4 And there were some that had indignation within themselves, and said, Why was this waste of the ointment made?

John 12:4-6 Then said one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, which should betray him...

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Exodus 5:17 But he said, You are idle, you are idle: therefore you say, Let us go and do sacrifice to the LORD.

Amos 8:5 Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small...

Haggai 1:2-4 Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the LORD's house should be built...

Malachi 1:7-10,13 You offer polluted bread on my altar; and you say, Wherein have we polluted you? In that you say...

Cross References
Matthew 20:24
And when the ten heard it, they were indignant at the two brothers.

Matthew 26:7
a woman came up to him with an alabaster flask of very expensive ointment, and she poured it on his head as he reclined at table.

Matthew 26:9
For this could have been sold for a large sum and given to the poor."

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