23 “Take the (A)finest spices: of liquid myrrh 500 shekels, and of sweet-smelling cinnamon half as much, that is, 250, and 250 of (B)aromatic cane,

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    your robes are all fragrant with (A)myrrh and aloes and cassia.
From ivory palaces (B)stringed instruments make you glad;

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39 (A)Nicodemus also, who earlier had come to Jesus[a] by night, came (B)bringing a mixture of (C)myrrh and aloes, about seventy-five pounds[b] in weight.

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Footnotes

  1. John 19:39 Greek him
  2. John 19:39 Greek one hundred litras; a litra (or Roman pound) was equal to about 11 1/2 ounces or 327 grams

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