Matthew 26:8

“But when his disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But when his disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the disciples were indignant when they saw {this,} and said, "Why this waste?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But when the disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?
- American Standard Version (1901)

But when the disciples saw it they were angry, saying, To what purpose is this waste?
- Basic English Bible

But the disciples seeing it became indignant, saying, To what end [was] this waste?
- Darby Bible

But when his disciples saw it, they had indignation, saying, To what purpose is this waste?
- Webster's Bible

Why such waste? indignantly exclaimed the disciples;
- Weymouth Bible

But when his disciples saw this, they were indignant, saying, "Why this waste?
- World English Bible

And disciplis seynge hadden dedeyn, and seiden, Wherto this loss? for it myyte be seld for myche,
- Wycliffe Bible

And having seen [it], his disciples were much displeased, saying, `To what purpose [is] this waste?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 26:8


26:8 His disciples seeing it, had indignation, saying - It seems several of them were angry, and spoke, though none so warmly as Judas Iscariot.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 26:8


Mt 26:8 They had indignation. John shows that it was Judas who voiced the indignation (Joh 12:4). This waste. Judas thought that 300 pence had been squandered. Sordid men still often think what is spent for the Savior is wasted.

Discussion for Matthew 26:8

  • PENELOPE for verse 8
    MY SAVIOUR IS PRICELESS,WE CAN NEVER DO OR SAY OR EVEN GIVE ENOUGH. THIS LADY NEW AND WORSHIP JESUS AND PRAISE MY SAVIOUR WITH ALL SHE HAD.

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