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John 12:1–17

Then aJesus six days before bthe passover came to cBethany, where dLazarus was which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead. There ethey made him a supper; and fgMartha served: but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with him. Then took gMary ha pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and ianointed the feet of Jesus, and kwiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, lSimon’s son, which should betray him, Why was not this ointment sold mfor three hundred pence, and given to the poor? This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and nhad the bag, and obare what was put therein. Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my pburying hath she kept this. For the poor always ye have with you; but me ye have not always.

Much people of qthe Jews therefore knew that he was there: and they came not for Jesus’ sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, rwhom he had raised from the dead. 10 But sthe chief priests tconsulted that they might put Lazarus also to death; 11 Because uthat by reason of him xmany of qthe Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.

12 On the next day ymuch people that were come to bthe feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, 13 Took zbranches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: aBlessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord. 14 And Jesus, when he had found a young ass, sat thereon; as it is written, 15 Fear not, bdaughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass’s colt. 16 cThese things understood not his disciples at the first: but when dJesus was glorified, then eremembered they that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things unto him. 17 fThe people therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bare record.

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