New Living Translation
The disciples were indignant when they saw this. "What a waste!" they said.
King James Bible
But when his disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?
Darby Bible Translation
But the disciples seeing it became indignant, saying, To what end was this waste?
World English Bible
But when his disciples saw this, they were indignant, saying, "Why this waste?
Young's Literal Translation
And having seen it, his disciples were much displeased, saying, 'To what purpose is this waste?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
26:8 His disciples seeing it, had indignation, saying - It seems several of them were angry, and spoke, though none so warmly as Judas Iscariot.
LibraryThe New Passover
'Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto Him, Where wilt Thou that we prepare for Thee to eat the passover? 18. And He said, Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with My disciples. 19. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they made ready the passover. 20. Now when the even was come, He sat down with the twelve. 21. And as they did eat, He said, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Gethsemane, the Oil-Press
The Real High Priest and his Counterfeit
When the ten other disciples heard what James and John had asked, they were indignant.
While he was eating, a woman came in with a beautiful alabaster jar of expensive perfume and poured it over his head.
"It could have been sold for a high price and the money given to the poor."
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