56 Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes.(A) But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment.(B)

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56 And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.

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39 He was accompanied by Nicodemus,(A) the man who earlier had visited Jesus at night. Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about seventy-five pounds.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. John 19:39 Or about 34 kilograms

39 And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound weight.

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40 Taking Jesus’ body, the two of them wrapped it, with the spices, in strips of linen.(A) This was in accordance with Jewish burial customs.(B)

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40 Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.

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