John 12:7

“Then said Iesus, Let her alone, against the day of my burying hath she kept this.”

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Other Translations

Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burying hath she kept this.
- King James Version

Therefore Jesus said, "Let her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of My burial.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jesus therefore said, Suffer her to keep it against the day of my burying.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Jesus said, Let her be. Let her keep what she has for the day of my death.
- Basic English Bible

Jesus therefore said, Suffer her to have kept this for the day of my preparation for burial;
- Darby Bible

Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burial hath she kept this.
- Webster's Bible

But Jesus interposed. "Do not blame her," He said, "allow her to have kept it for the time of my preparation for burial.
- Weymouth Bible

But Jesus said, "Leave her alone. She has kept this for the day of my burial.
- World English Bible

Therfor Jhesus seide, Suffre ye hir, that in to the day of my biriyng sche kepe that;
- Wycliffe Bible

Jesus, therefore, said, `Suffer her; for the day of my embalming she hath kept it,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 12:7


12:7 Against the day of my burial - Which now draws nigh.


People's Bible Notes for John 12:7


Joh 12:7 Against the day of my burying hath she kept this. Before a week he was to be in the tomb. It was customary to anoint dead bodies for burial.

Discussion for John 12

  • Ivy Jihnson
    The theme of John’s Gospel: Jesus is the Divine Incarnation of God: came down from Heaven share the Truth: God’s Goodness: Love: The Purpose of John’s Gospel: Stated by John: is to show that Jesus of Nazareth was: and is: The Christ: The-Son-of-God: Believers In Him: will have Eternal Life: Jesus: six days before Passover: came to Bethany:Lazarus: Jesus raised from the dead: there Jesus ate supper
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:25 HE THAT LOVETH HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT AND HE THAT HATETH HIS LIFE IN THIS WORLD SHALL KEEP IT UNTO LIFE ETERNAL MARK 8:35 for whosoever will save his life shall lose it but whosoever shall lose his life for MY sake and the GOSPELS the same shall save it -- 8:36 -- for what shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul
  • Alex
    By the Disobedience of 1 man Sin entered the world and this CURSE of Adam was passed on to ALL men, no exceptions. Thus the Obedience of Christ wd have to be passed on to ALL men no exceptions Thats y he is saying IF I BE LIFTED UP I WILL DRAW ALL MEN UNTO ME. IN ADAM WE ALL DIED BUT IN CHRIST WE WILL ALL LIVE NO EXCEPTIONS.Whosoever will let him come and take of the WATERS OF LIFE freely.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:44 JESUS CRIED AND SAID HE THAT BELIEVETH ON ME BELIEVETH NOT ON ME BUT ON HIM THAT SENT ME --- 12:45 --- AND HE THAT SEETH ME SEETH HIM THAT SENT ME --- JOHN 14:7 if you had known ME you should have known MY FATHER also and from henceforth you know HIM and have seen HIM
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:48 for I have not spoken of myself but THE FATHER which --- SENT ME --- HE gave ME a commandment what I should say and what I should speak ROMANS 15:18 for I will not dare to speak of any of those things which CHRIST hath not wrought by me to make the gentiles obedient by word and deed 1 CORINTHIANS 11:1 BE YOU FOLLOWERS OF ME EVEN AS I ALSO AM OF CHRIST
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:48 he that rejecteth ME and receiveth not MY words --HATH ONE THAT JUDGETH HIM--the word that I have spoken the same shall judge him in the last day ACTS 5:20 go stand and speak in temple to the people all the words of this life 1 CORINTHIANS 5:12 for what have I to do to judge them also that are without --- DO NOT YOU JUDGE THEM THAT ARE WITHIN ---

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