But one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was later to betray him,(A) objected, “Why wasn’t this perfume sold and the money given to the poor? It was worth a year’s wages.[a] He did not say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief; as keeper of the money bag,(B) he used to help himself to what was put into it.

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  1. John 12:5 Greek three hundred denarii

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