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10 And Jesus having known, said to them, `Why do ye give trouble to the woman? for a good work she wrought for me;

11 for the poor always ye have with you, and me ye have not always;

12 for she having put this ointment on my body -- for my burial she did [it].

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10 Aware of this, Jesus said to them, “Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a beautiful thing to me. 11 The poor you will always have with you,[a](A) but you will not always have me. 12 When she poured this perfume on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial.(B)

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  1. Matthew 26:11 See Deut. 15:11.

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