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The Anointing at Bethany Mk.14.3-9

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3Καὶ ὀντος αὐτοῦ ἐν Βηθανίᾳ ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ Σίμωνος τοῦ λεπροῦ κατακειμένου αὐτοῦ ἦλθεν γυνὴ ἐχουσα ἀλάβαστρον μύρου νάρδου πιστικῆς πολυτελοῦς· συντρίψασα τὴν ἀλάβαστρον κα τέχεεν αὐτοῦ τῆς κεφαλῆς. Jesus was at Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper. As he sat at table, a woman came in carrying a small bottle of very costly perfume, oil of pure nard. She broke it open and poured the oil over his head.The Anointing at Bethany Mk.14.3-9 | Mt.26.6-13 | Lk.12.1-8
4ἦσαν δέ τινες ἀγανακτοῦντες πρὸς ἑαυτούς, Εἰς τί ἡ ἀπώλεια αὑτη τοῦ μύρου γέγονεν; Some of those present said to one another angrily, 'Why this waste?  
5ἠδύνατο γὰρ τοῦτο τὸ μύρον πραθῆναι ἐπάνω δηναρίων τριακοσίων καὶ δοθῆναι τοῖς πτωχοῖς· καὶ ἐνεβριμῶντο αὐτῇ. The perfume might have been sold for thirty pounds and the money given to the poor'; and they turned upon her with fury. 
6ὁ δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν, Ἄφετε αὐτήν· τί αὐτῇ κόπους παρέχετὲ καλὸν ἐργον ἠργάσατο ἐν ἐμοί. But Jesus said, 'Let her alone. Why must you make trouble for her? 
7πάντοτε γὰρ τοὺς πτωχοὺς ἐχετε μεθ' ἑαυτῶν, καὶ ὁταν θέλητε δύνασθε αὐτοῖς εὖ ποιῆσαι, ἐμὲ δὲ οὐ πάντοτε ἐχετε. It is a fine thing she has done for me. You have the poor among you always, and you can help them whenever you like; but you will not always have me. 
8ὃ ἐσχεν ἐποίησεν· προέλαβεν μυρίσαι τὸ σῶμά μου εἰς τὸν ἐνταφιασμόν. She has done what lay in her power; she is beforehand with anointing my body for burial.  
9ἀμὴν δὲ λέγω ὑμῖν, ὁπου ἐὰν κηρυχθῇ τὸ εὐαγγέλιον εἰς ὁλον τὸν κόσμον, καὶ ὃ ἐποίησεν αὑτη λαληθήσεται εἰς μνημόσυνον αὐτῆς. I tell you this: wherever in all the world the Gospel is proclaimed, what she has done will be told as her memorial.'
 

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