Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.
And, evening having already come, since it was the Preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,
Now, in the end of sabbaths at the dawning toward the first day of sabbaths, came Mary Magdelene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.
And it was a day of Preparation, and a sabbath was approaching.
But, on the first day of the sabbaths, at early dawn, they came to the tomb, bringing the spices which they prepared.
The Jews, therefore, (since it was the Preparation), that the bodies might not remain on the cross on the sabbath, (for the day of that sabbath was great), asked of Pilate that their legs might be broken, and they be taken away.
Now on the first day of the sabbaths Mary Magdelene comes early in the morning while it was yet dark to the tomb, and sees the stone taken out of the tomb.
And, while He was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, as He was reclining at table, there came a woman having an alabaster cruse of ointment of pure spikenard, very costly; and, having broken the cruse, she was pouring it down on His bead.
So they took the body of Jesus, and bound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the custom of Jews is to bury.