Mark 14:5

“For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against her.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For it might haue bene solde for more then three hundred pence, and haue bene giuen to the poore: and they murmured against her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For this perfume might have been sold for over three hundred denarii, and {the money} given to the poor. And they were scolding her."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For this ointment might have been sold for above three hundred shillings, and given to the poor. And they murmured against her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

We might have got more than three hundred pence for it, and given the money to the poor. And they said things against her among themselves.
- Basic English Bible

for this ointment could have been sold for more than three hundred denarii and given to the poor. And they spoke very angrily at her.
- Darby Bible

For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against her.
- Webster's Bible

For that ointment might have been sold for fifteen pounds or more, and the money have been given to the poor." And they were exceedingly angry with her.
- Weymouth Bible

For this might have been sold for more than three hundred denarii, and given to the poor." They grumbled against her.
- World English Bible

For this oynement myyte haue be seld more than for thre hundrid pens, and be youun to pore men. And thei groyneden ayens hir.
- Wycliffe Bible

for this could have been sold for more than three hundred denaries, and given to the poor;' and they were murmuring at her.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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