Mark 14:5
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New International Version
It could have been sold for more than a year's wages and the money given to the poor." And they rebuked her harshly.

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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

It might have been sold - το μυρον, This ointment, is added by ABCDKL, thirty-five others, Ethiopic, Armenian, Gothic, all the Itala except one. Griesbach has received it into the text. The sum mentioned here would amount to nearly 10 sterling.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Matthew 18:28 But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellow servants, which owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him...

*marg:

John 6:7 Philip answered him, Two hundred pennyworth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one of them may take a little.

have been given.

John 12:5,6 Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor...

John 13:29 For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said to him...

Ephesians 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good...

And they.

Exodus 16:7,8 And in the morning, then you shall see the glory of the LORD; for that he hears your murmurings against the LORD: and what are we...

Deuteronomy 1:27 And you murmured in your tents, and said, Because the LORD hated us, he has brought us forth out of the land of Egypt...

Psalm 106:25 But murmured in their tents, and listened not to the voice of the LORD.

Matthew 20:11 And when they had received it, they murmured against the manager of the house,

Luke 15:2 And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receives sinners, and eats with them.

John 6:43 Jesus therefore answered and said to them, Murmur not among yourselves.

1 Corinthians 10:10 Neither murmur you, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer.

Philippians 2:14 Do all things without murmurings and disputings:

Jude 1:16 These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaks great swelling words...

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July 28 Evening
Let your requests be made known unto God.--PHIL. 4:6. Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt.--There was given to me a thorn in the flesh. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities. I poured out my complaint before him; I shewed
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

'Is it I?'
'Is it I?'--Mark xiv. 19 The scene shows that Judas had not as yet drawn any suspicion on himself. Here the Apostles seem to be higher than their ordinary stature; for they do not take to questioning one another, or even to protest, 'No!' but to questioning Christ. I. The solemn prophecy. It seems strange at first sight that our Lord should have introduced such thoughts then, disturbing the sweet repose of that hallowed hour. But the terrible fact of the betrayal was naturally suggested by the emblems
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Questions About the Lord's Supper
THE paper which begins at this page requires a few words of prefatory explanation. It consists of fifty-one questions about the Lord's Supper, with special reference to points which are the subject of much dispute and controversy in the present day. It supplies fifty-one answers to these questions, chiefly drawn from the New Testament, and the Articles, Communion Service, and Catechism of the Church of England. It contains, in addition, some valuable extracts from the writings of standard English
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

That He who is About to Communicate with Christ Ought to Prepare Himself with Great Diligence
The Voice of the Beloved I am the Lover of purity, and Giver of sanctity. I seek a pure heart, and there is the place of My rest. Prepare for Me the larger upper room furnished, and I will keep the Passover at thy house with my disciples.(1) If thou wilt that I come unto thee and abide with thee, purge out the old leaven,(2) and cleanse the habitation of thy heart. Shut out the whole world, and all the throng of sins; sit as a sparrow alone upon the house-top,(3) and think upon thy transgressions
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Cross References
Matthew 18:28
"But when that servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred silver coins. He grabbed him and began to choke him. 'Pay back what you owe me!' he demanded.

Matthew 20:11
When they received it, they began to grumble against the landowner.

Mark 14:4
Some of those present were saying indignantly to one another, "Why this waste of perfume?

Mark 14:6
"Leave her alone," said Jesus. "Why are you bothering her? She has done a beautiful thing to me.

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