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Jesus answered, “Don’t stop her. It was right for her to save this perfume for today—the day for me to be prepared for burial. You will always have those who are poor with you.[a] But you will not always have me.”

The Plot Against Lazarus

Many of the Jews heard that Jesus was in Bethany, so they went there to see him. They also went there to see Lazarus, the one Jesus raised from death.

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Footnotes

  1. John 12:8 You will … with you See Deut. 15:11.

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