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There came unto him a woman having an alabaster box of very precious ointment, and poured it on his head, as he sat at meat.
Then made they him a supper there, and Martha served; and Lazarus was one of them reclining at table with him.
Take thou to thee spices of head of flowing myrrh, five hundred: and fragrant cinnamon of its half, fifty and two hundred; and fragrant reed, fifty and two hundred.
As good oil upon the head, going down upon the beard, the beard of Aaron: coming down upon the mouth of his garments:
In all time thy garments shall be white; and ointment shall not be wanting upon thy head.
Flies of death will cause the oil of the perfume to stink, it will ferment: the preciousness of wisdom above the honor of the least folly.
Song of Songs 1:3
To the odor of the good ointments thy name shall be poured forth an ointment; for this, the maidens loved thee.
And thou wilt pour out for the king with oil and thou wilt increase thy perfumes, and thou wilt send thy messengers even from far off, and thou wilt be made low, even to hades.
And, behold, a woman in the city, who was sinful, knowing that he is reclining at table in the Pharisee's house, having brought an alabaster box of perfumed oil,
Jehovah shall cleave upon thee death, till his consuming thee from the land which thou wentest there to possess it