New American Standard Bible
"For this perfume might have been sold for over three hundred denarii, and the money given to the poor." And they were scolding her.
King James Bible
For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against her.
Darby Bible Translation
for this ointment could have been sold for more than three hundred denarii and given to the poor. And they spoke very angrily at her.
World English Bible
For this might have been sold for more than three hundred denarii, and given to the poor." They grumbled against her.
Young's Literal Translation
for this could have been sold for more than three hundred denaries, and given to the poor;' and they were murmuring at her.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Three hundred pence - About forty dollars (or 9 British pounds). See the notes at Matthew 26:7.
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Jesus . . . was moved with compassion toward them.--MATT. 14:14. Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and for ever.--We have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.--Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way.--He cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto Peter, Simon, sleepest thou? couldest not thou watch one hour? Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter …
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Before Annas and the Court of Caiaphas
"But that slave went out and found one of his fellow slaves who owed him a hundred denarii; and he seized him and began to choke him, saying, 'Pay back what you owe.'
"When they received it, they grumbled at the landowner,
But some were indignantly remarking to one another, "Why has this perfume been wasted?
But Jesus said, "Let her alone; why do you bother her? She has done a good deed to Me.
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