New American Standard Bible
"For when she poured this perfume on My body, she did it to prepare Me for burial.
King James Bible
For in that she hath poured this ointment on my body, she did it for my burial.
Darby Bible Translation
For in pouring out this ointment on my body, she has done it for my burying.
World English Bible
For in pouring this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial.
Young's Literal Translation
for she having put this ointment on my body -- for my burial she did it.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
She did it for my burial - It is not to be supposed that Mary understood clearly that he was then about to die - for the apostles, it seems, did not fully comprehend it, or that she intended it for his burial; but she had done it as an act of kindness and love, to show her regard for her Lord.
He said that it was a proper preparation for his burial. In ancient times, bodies were anointed and embalmed for the purpose of the sepulchre. Jesus said that this was "really" a preparation for that burial; a fitting him in a proper manner for the tomb.
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"She has done what she could; she has anointed My body beforehand for the burial.
Therefore Jesus said, "Let her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of My burial.
So they took the body of Jesus and bound it in linen wrappings with the spices, as is the burial custom of the Jews.
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