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

Matthew 26:8
But when the disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, "Why this waste?
Mark 14:4
But there were some who said to themselves indignantly, "Why was this ointment wasted?
Luke 6:41
And why do you look at the speck in your brother's eye, but do not notice the plank in your own eye?

Three hundred

John 6:7
Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii would not buy enough bread for each one of them to have a little."
Matthew 20:2
Now when he had agreed with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

And given

Matthew 26:9
For this perfume might have been sold for a high price and given to the poor."
Luke 12:33
Sell your possessions, and give alms; provide yourselves purses that do not grow old, a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys.
Luke 18:22
When Jesus heard it, he said to him, "One thing you still lack. Sell all that you have and distribute to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me."

General references

Matthew 26:9
For this perfume might have been sold for a high price and given to the poor."