While he was in Bethany,(A) reclining at the table in the home of Simon the Leper, a woman came with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, made of pure nard. She broke the jar and poured the perfume on his head.(B)

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38 As she stood behind him at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears. Then she wiped them with her hair, kissed them and poured perfume on them.

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Then Mary took about a pint[a] of pure nard, an expensive perfume;(A) she poured it on Jesus’ feet and wiped his feet with her hair.(B) And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.

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Footnotes

  1. John 12:3 Or about 0.5 liter

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