10 [a]And Jesus knowing it, said unto them, Why trouble ye the woman? for she hath wrought a good work upon me.

11 (A)[b]For ye have the poor always with you, but me shall ye not have always.

12 For [c]in that she poured this ointment on my body, she did it to bury me.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 26:10 We ought not rashly to condemn that which is not orderly done.
  2. Matthew 26:11 Christ, who was once anointed in his own person, must always be anointed in the poor.
  3. Matthew 26:12 In that she poured this ointment upon my body, she did it to bury me.

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