Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against her.
But as the same slave was leaving, he found one of his fellowslaves who owed him a hundred denarius, and he laid hands on him and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me what thou owest.
Have been given
Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarius and given to the poor?
For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said unto him, Buy those things that we need for the feast, or that he should give something to the poor.
Let him that stole steal no more, but rather let him labour, working with his hands that which is good, that he may have to give to him that is in need.
And in the morning ye shall see the glory of the LORD; for he has heard your murmurings against the LORD; and what are we, that ye murmur against us?
and ye murmured in your tents and said, Because the LORD hated us, he has brought us forth out of the land of Egypt to deliver us into the hand of the Amorite, to destroy us.
But murmured in their tents and did not hearken unto the voice of the LORD.
And when they had received it, they murmured against the husband of the house,
And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receives sinners and eats with them.
Jesus therefore answered and said unto them, Murmur not among yourselves.
1 Corinthians 10:10
Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured and perished by the destroyer.
Do all things without murmurings and doubts,
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own desires; and their mouth speaks arrogant things, admiring persons to take advantage.
For this ointment might have been sold for much and given to the poor.