Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For this ointment might have been sold for much, and given to the poor.

Bible References

General references

Joshua 7:20
So Achan answered Joshua and said, “Truly, I have sinned against the Lord, the God of Israel, and this is what I did:
1 Samuel 15:9
But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep, the oxen, the fatlings, the lambs, and all that was good, and were not willing to destroy them utterly; but everything despised and worthless, that they utterly destroyed.
2 Kings 5:20
But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, “Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, by not receiving from his hands what he brought. As the Lord lives, I will run after him and take something from him.”
Mark 14:5
For this perfume might have been sold for over three hundred denarii, and the money given to the poor.” And they were scolding her.
John 12:5
“Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to poor people?”
2 Peter 2:15
forsaking the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;