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A woman anoints Jesus at Bethany (Matthew, Mark, John)
A woman anointed Jesus with expensive perfume. Some were upset, but Jesus said she was anointing him for burial.
Dictionaries
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
WOMAN WHO ANOINTED JESUS
WOMAN WHO ANOINTED JESUS. A woman featured in multiple Gospel stories who anoints Jesus with expensive perfume. Matthew and Mark describe an anonymous woman who lavishly anoints Jesus’ head with an alabaster jarful of “very costly ointment” (worth 300 denarii in Mark 14:5), while he reclines at table
Key passages
Mt 26:6–13

Now while Jesus was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, a woman came up to him holding an alabaster flask of very expensive perfumed oil, and poured it out on his head while he was reclining at table. And when the disciples saw it they were indignant, …

Mk 14:3–9

And while he was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he was reclining for a meal, a woman came holding an alabaster flask of very costly perfumed oil of genuine nard. After breaking the alabaster flask, she poured it out on his head. But some were expressing …

Jn 12:1–8

Then, six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. So they made him a dinner there, and Martha was serving, but Lazarus was one of the ones reclining at table with him. Then Mary took a pound of ointment …

See also
Jn 11:2;