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39 Nicodemus, who earlier had come to Jesus at night, also came bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about seventy-two pounds.[a]

40 They took Jesus’ body and bound it with linen strips along with the spices, in accord with Jewish burial customs.

41 There was a garden at the place where Jesus was crucified. And in the garden was a new tomb in which no one had ever been laid.

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  1. John 19:39 Literally one hundred litras. Greek litra is the Roman pound (327.45 grams or 11.55 ounces, by weight).