New International Version
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
She did it for my burial - Or, She hath done it to embalm me - ενταφιασαι με. The Septuagint use ενταφιαϚης for the person whose office it was to embalm, Genesis 50:2, and ενταφιαζω for the Hebrew הנט which signifies to prepare with spices, or aromatics, Genesis 50:3. Our Lord took this opportunity to tell them, once more, that he was shortly to die.
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Then Joseph directed the physicians in his service to embalm his father Israel. So the physicians embalmed him,
She did what she could. She poured perfume on my body beforehand to prepare for my burial.
"Leave her alone," Jesus replied. "It was intended that she should save this perfume for the day of my burial.
Taking Jesus' body, the two of them wrapped it, with the spices, in strips of linen. This was in accordance with Jewish burial customs.
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