Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

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

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 three hundred denarii and [the money] given to the poor?”

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?

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?"

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 One of his disciples, Judas Iscariot (who was to betray him), said, 5 "Why was not this perfume sold for ten pounds, and the money given to the poor?" 6 (Not that he cared for the poor; he said this because he was a thief, and because he carried the money-box and pilfered what was put in.)


Cross References

Matthew 20:2

and after agreeing with the labourers to pay them a shilling a day he sent them into his vineyard.

Matthew 26:8-9

When the disciples saw this they were angry. "What is the use of this waste?" they said;

Mark 14:4-5

This angered some of those present. "What was the use of wasting perfume like this?

Luke 6:41

Why do you note the splinter in your brother's eye and fail to see the plank in your own eye?

Luke 12:33

Sell what you possess and give it away in alms, make purses for yourselves that never wear out: get treasure in heaven that never fails, that no thief can get at, no moth destroy.

Luke 18:22

When Jesus heard this he said to him, "You lack one thing more; sell all you have, distribute the money among the poor and you will have treasure in heaven; then come and follow me."

John 6:7

Philip answered, "Seven pounds' worth of bread would not be enough for them, for everybody to get even a morsel."

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain