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Mark 14:5

    Mark 14:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against her.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against her.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For this ointment might have been sold for above three hundred shillings, and given to the poor. And they murmured against her.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    We might have got more than three hundred pence for it, and given the money to the poor. And they said things against her among themselves.

    Webster's Revision

    For this ointment might have been sold for above three hundred shillings, and given to the poor. And they murmured against her.

    World English Bible

    For this might have been sold for more than three hundred denarii, and given to the poor." They grumbled against her.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For this ointment might have been sold for above three hundred pence, and given to the poor. And they murmured against her.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 14:5

    It might have been sold - το μυρον, This ointment, is added by ABCDKL, thirty-five others, Ethiopic, Armenian, Gothic, all the Itala except one. Griesbach has received it into the text. The sum mentioned here would amount to nearly 10 sterling.

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 14:5

    Three hundred pence - About forty dollars (or 9 British pounds). See the notes at Matthew 26:7.