Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to poor people?"

King James Version

Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?

Holman Bible

"Why wasn't this fragrant oil sold for 300 denarii and given to the poor?"

International Standard Version

"Why wasn't this perfume sold for 300 denarii and the money given to the destitute?"

A Conservative Version

Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii, and given to the poor?

American Standard Version

Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred shillings, and given to the poor?

Amplified

Why was this perfume not sold for 300 denarii [a year's wages for an ordinary workman] and that [money] given to the poor (the destitute)?

An Understandable Version

"Why was this perfume not sold for a large sum of money [Note: The amount here was equivalent to three hundred days of a farm laborer's pay, or over $20,000 in 1994] and [then] the money given to poor people?"

Anderson New Testament

Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred denarii, and given to the poor?

Bible in Basic English

Why was not this perfume traded for three hundred pence, and the money given to the poor?

Common New Testament

"Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

said, why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, to be given to the poor?

Darby Translation

Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?

Godbey New Testament

Why was not this myrrh sold for three hundred denaria, and given to the poor?

Goodspeed New Testament

"Why was this perfume not sold for sixty dollars, and the money given to the poor?"

John Wesley New Testament

faith, Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarius and given to the poor?

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore was not this perfumed oil sold for three hundred drachmas, and given to the poor?

King James 2000

Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{Why} was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?"

Modern King James verseion

Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?"

Moffatt New Testament

"Why was not this perfume sold for ten pounds, and the money given to the poor?"

Montgomery New Testament

"Why was not this perfume sold for fifty dollars, and the proceeds given to the poor?"

NET Bible

"Why wasn't this oil sold for three hundred silver coins and the money given to the poor?"

New Heart English Bible

"Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii, and given to the poor?"

Noyes New Testament

Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred denaries, and given to the poor?

Sawyer New Testament

Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred denarii [$42], and given to the poor?

The Emphasized Bible

Why was, this perfume, not sold for three hundred denaries, and given unto the destitute?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wherefore was not this aromatic ointment sold for three hundred denarii, and given to the poor?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Why was not this perfume sold for thirty pounds, and the money given to poor people?"

Webster

Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?

Weymouth New Testament

"Why was not that perfume sold for 300 shillings and the money given to the poor?"

Williams New Testament

"Why was this perfume not sold for sixty dollars and the money given to the poor?"

World English Bible

"Why wasn't this ointment sold for three hundred denarii, and given to the poor?"

Worrell New Testament

"Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred denaries, and given to the poor?"

Worsley New Testament

Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence and given to the poor?

Youngs Literal Translation

'Wherefore was not this ointment sold for three hundred denaries, and given to the poor?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

μύρον 
Muron 
Usage: 12

πιπράσκω πράω 
Piprasko 
Usage: 7

for
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

τριακόσιοι 
Triakosioi 
Usage: 2

δηνάριον 
Denarion 
Usage: 7

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

Context Readings

Jesus Is Anointed At Bethany

4 But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, who was intending to betray Him, said, 5 "Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to poor people?" 6 Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.


Cross References

Exodus 5:8

"But the quota of bricks which they were making previously, you shall impose on them; you are not to reduce any of it. Because they are lazy, therefore they cry out, 'Let us go and sacrifice to our God.'

Exodus 5:17

But he said, "You are lazy, very lazy; therefore you say, 'Let us go and sacrifice to the LORD.'

Amos 8:5

saying, "When will the new moon be over, So that we may sell grain, And the sabbath, that we may open the wheat market, To make the bushel smaller and the shekel bigger, And to cheat with dishonest scales,

Malachi 1:10-13

"Oh that there were one among you who would shut the gates, that you might not uselessly kindle fire on My altar! I am not pleased with you," says the LORD of hosts, "nor will I accept an offering from you.

Matthew 20:2

"When he had agreed with the laborers for a denarius for the day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Matthew 26:8-9

But the disciples were indignant when they saw this, and said, "Why this waste?

Mark 14:4-5

But some were indignantly remarking to one another, "Why has this perfume been wasted?

Luke 6:41

"Why do you look at the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?

Luke 12:33

"Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves money belts which do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near nor moth destroys.

Luke 18:22

When Jesus heard this, He said to him, "One thing you still lack; sell all that you possess and distribute it to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me."

John 6:7

Philip answered Him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, for everyone to receive a little."

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