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39 And Nicodemus also came— the one having first come to Him by night— bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pounds[a]. 40 So they took the body of Jesus and bound it in linen-cloths with the spices, as is the custom for the Jews to prepare-for-burial. 41 Now there was a garden in the place where He was crucified. And in the garden was a new tomb in which no one yet had been laid.

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  1. John 19:39 That is, Roman pounds (11.5 ounces or 327 grams). Thus, about 72 sixteen-ounce pounds or 33 kilograms. This is an amount fitting for a king.