Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But the disciples were indignant when they saw this, and said, "Why this waste?

King James Version

But when his disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Holman Bible

When the disciples saw it, they were indignant. "Why this waste?" they asked.

International Standard Version

But when the disciples saw this, they became irritated and said, "Why this waste?

A Conservative Version

But when his disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, Why this waste?

American Standard Version

But when the disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Amplified

And when the disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, For what purpose is all this waste?

An Understandable Version

But when His disciples saw this they were very upset and said, "What is the reason for such waste?

Anderson New Testament

But when his disciples saw it, they were displeased, and said: For what purpose was this waste?

Bible in Basic English

But when the disciples saw it they were angry, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Common New Testament

But when the disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, "Why this waste?

Daniel Mace New Testament

one of his disciples seeing this, with indignation said, to what purpose is this waste?

Darby Translation

But the disciples seeing it became indignant, saying, To what end was this waste?

Godbey New Testament

And His disciples, seeing, were indignant, saying, For what was this waste?

Goodspeed New Testament

When his disciples saw it, they said indignantly, "What was the use of wasting it like that?

John Wesley New Testament

But his disciples seeing it, had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But when his disciples saw it, they became indignant, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Julia Smith Translation

And his disciples seeing, felt pain, saying, For what this loss?

King James 2000

But when his disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [when] the disciples saw [it] they were indignant, saying, "{Why} this waste?

Modern King James verseion

But when His disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When his disciples saw that, they had indignation saying, "What needed this waste?

Moffatt New Testament

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

Montgomery New Testament

when the disciples saw it, they were indignant, and exclaimed.

NET Bible

When the disciples saw this, they became indignant and said, "Why this waste?

New Heart English Bible

But when the disciples saw this, they were indignant, saying, "Why this waste?

Noyes New Testament

But the disciples seeing it, were much displeased, saying, To what purpose is this waste?.

Sawyer New Testament

And his disciples seeing it were displeased, and said, Why is this waste?

The Emphasized Bible

And the disciples, seeing it, were greatly displeased, saying - To what end, this loss?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But when the disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, For what end is this waste?

Twentieth Century New Testament

The disciples were indignant at seeing this. "What is this waste for?" they exclaimed.

Webster

But when his disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?

Weymouth New Testament

"Why such waste?" indignantly exclaimed the disciples;

Williams New Testament

When the disciples saw it, they were very indignant, and said, "Why such waste?

World English Bible

But when his disciples saw this, they were indignant, saying, "Why this waste?

Worrell New Testament

And the disciples, seeing it, were much displeased, saying, "To what purpose is this waste?

Worsley New Testament

but when his disciples saw it, they were some of them provoked at it, and said, Wherefore is this waste?

Youngs Literal Translation

And having seen it, his disciples were much displeased, saying, 'To what purpose is this waste?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519


Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ἀγανακτέω 
Aganakteo 
Usage: 7

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

To
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is this
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

Context Readings

Jesus' Anointing At Bethany

7 a woman came to Him with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume, and she poured it on His head as He reclined at the table. 8 But the disciples were indignant when they saw this, and said, "Why this waste? 9 "For this perfume might have been sold for a high price and the money given to the poor."


Cross References

Exodus 5:17

But he said, "You are lazy, very lazy; therefore you say, 'Let us go and sacrifice to the LORD.'

1 Samuel 17:28-29

Now Eliab his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab's anger burned against David and he said, "Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your insolence and the wickedness of your heart; for you have come down in order to see the battle."

Ecclesiastes 4:4

I have seen that every labor and every skill which is done is the result of rivalry between a man and his neighbor This too is vanity and striving after wind.

Amos 8:5

saying, "When will the new moon be over, So that we may sell grain, And the sabbath, that we may open the wheat market, To make the bushel smaller and the shekel bigger, And to cheat with dishonest scales,

Haggai 1:2-4

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'This people says, "The time has not come, even the time for the house of the LORD to be rebuilt."'"

Malachi 1:7-10

"You are presenting defiled food upon My altar But you say, 'How have we defiled You?' In that you say, 'The table of the LORD is to be despised.'

Malachi 1:13

"You also say, 'My, how tiresome it is!' And you disdainfully sniff at it," says the LORD of hosts, "and you bring what was taken by robbery and what is lame or sick; so you bring the offering! Should I receive that from your hand?" says the LORD.

Mark 14:4

But some were indignantly remarking to one another, "Why has this perfume been wasted?

John 12:4-6

But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, who was intending to betray Him, said,

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