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Selected Verse: John 12:5 - King James

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Joh 12:5 King James Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?

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A Commentary, Critical, Practical, and Explanatory on the Old and New Testaments, by Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset and David Brown [1882]
three hundred pence--between nine and ten pounds sterling.
3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
2 And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard.