He commanded his servants who were physicians to embalm his father. So they embalmed Israel.

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Jesus answered, “Leave her alone; she has kept it for the day of my burial.(A)

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39 Nicodemus(A) (who had previously come to him at night) also came, bringing a mixture of about seventy-five pounds[a] of myrrh and aloes. 40 They took Jesus’s body(B) and wrapped it in linen cloths(C) with the fragrant spices, according to the burial(D) custom of the Jews.

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Footnotes

  1. 19:39 Lit a hundred litrai; a Roman litrai = 12 ounces

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