John 12:7

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then said Iesus, Let her alone, against the day of my burying hath she kept this.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.

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