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

Three hundred

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Exodus 5:8
But you must require of them the same quota of bricks that they were making before. Do not reduce it, for they are slackers. That is why they are crying, 'Let us go sacrifice to our God.'
Amos 8:5
You say, "When will the new moon festival be over, so we can sell grain? When will the Sabbath end, so we can open up the grain bins? We're eager to sell less for a higher price, and to cheat the buyer with rigged scales!
Malachi 1:10
"I wish that one of you would close the temple doors, so that you no longer would light useless fires on my altar. I am not pleased with you," says the Lord who rules over all, "and I will no longer accept an offering from you.
Matthew 26:8
When the disciples saw this, they became indignant and said, "Why this waste?
Mark 14:4
But some who were present indignantly said to one another, "Why this waste of expensive ointment?
Luke 6:41
Why do you see the speck in your brother's eye, but fail to see the beam of wood in your own?

Three hundred

John 6:7
Philip replied, "Two hundred silver coins worth of bread would not be enough for them, for each one to get a little."
Matthew 20:2
And after agreeing with the workers for the standard wage, he sent them into his vineyard.

And given

Matthew 26:9
It could have been sold at a high price and the money given to the poor!"
Luke 12:33
Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide yourselves purses that do not wear out -- a treasure in heaven that never decreases, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys.
Luke 18:22
When Jesus heard this, he said to him, "One thing you still lack. Sell all that you have and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."

General references

Matthew 26:9
It could have been sold at a high price and the money given to the poor!"

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