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Mary Anoints Jesus


Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.

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Joh 12:1-11. The Anointing at Bethany.

(See on Mt 26:6-13).

1-8. six days before the passover—that is, on the sixth day before it; probably after sunset on Friday evening, or the commencement of the Jewish sabbath preceding the passover.