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10 But having known it, Jesus said to them, “Why are you causing troubles for the woman? For she worked a good work[a] for[b] Me. 11 For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me. 12 For this one having put this perfume on My body did it so as to[c] prepare Me for burial.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 26:10 Or, did a good deed.
  2. Matthew 26:10 Or, to, with reference to.
  3. Matthew 26:12 Jesus may mean that she knowingly did it for this purpose; or, that she did so without realizing it.

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