Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Three hundred

General references

Bible References

Was

Exodus 5:8
And the number of the bricks, which they did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon them; ye shall not diminish aught thereof: for they are idle; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God.
Amos 8:5
saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell grain? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and dealing falsely with balances of deceit;
Malachi 1:10
Oh that there were one among you that would shut the doors, that ye might not kindle fire on mine altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you, saith Jehovah of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.
Matthew 26:8
But when the disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?
Mark 14:4
But there were some that had indignation among themselves,'saying , To what purpose hath this waste of the ointment been made?
Luke 6:41
And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

Three hundred

John 6:7
Philip answered him, Two hundred shillings worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one may take a little.
Matthew 20:2
And when he had agreed with the laborers for a shilling a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

And given

Matthew 26:9
For this ointment might have been sold for much, and given to the poor.
Luke 12:33
Sell that which ye have, and give alms; make for yourselves purses which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief draweth near, neither moth destroyeth.
Luke 18:22
And when Jesus heard it, he said unto him, One thing thou lackest yet: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.

General references

Matthew 26:9
For this ointment might have been sold for much, and given to the poor.