"While Jesus was in Bethany in the home of a man known as Simon the Leper,"
"While he was in Bethany, reclining at the table in the home of a man
known as Simon the Leper," (Mark 14)
"Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went to
the Pharisee's house and reclined at the table." (Luke 7)
"Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived at Bethany,
where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 Here a dinner was given in Jesus' honor. Martha
served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him." (John 12)
Jesus And The Recorder Of These Events Seems To Be Referring To This Woman As
If They Don't Know Her.
" a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of very expensive
perfume, which she poured on his head as he was reclining at the table. 8 When the disciples saw this,
they were indignant. "Why this waste?" they asked. 9 "This perfume could have been sold at a high price and the
money given to the poor." 10 Aware of this, Jesus said to them, "Why are you bothering this woman? She
has done a beautiful thing to me. 11 The poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me.
12 When she poured this perfume on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial. 13 I tell
you the truth, wherever this gospel is preached throughout the world, what she has done will also be told, in memory of
her." (Matt. 26)
a woman came with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, made of pure nard.
She broke the jar and poured the perfume on his head. 4 Some of those present were saying indignantly to
one another, "Why this waste of perfume? 5 It could have been sold for more than a year's wages and the money
given to the poor." And they rebuked her harshly. 6 "Leave her alone," said Jesus. "Why are you bothering her?
She has done a beautiful thing to me. 7 The poor you will always have with you, and you can help them any time
you want. But you will not always have me. 8 She did what she could. She poured perfume on my body beforehand
to prepare for my burial. 9 I tell you the truth, wherever the gospel is preached throughout the world, what
she has done will also be told, in memory of her." (Mark 14)
"When a woman who had lived a sinful life in that town learned
that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster jar of perfume, ..39 When
the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, "If this man were a prophet, he would know who is touching
him and what kind of woman she is--that she is a sinner." 40 Jesus answered him, "Simon, I have something
to tell you." "Tell me, teacher," he said. 41 "Two men owed money... so he canceled the debts of both. Now
which of them will love him more?" 43 Simon replied, "I suppose the one who had the bigger debt canceled." "You
have judged correctly," Jesus said. 44 Then he turned toward the woman and said to Simon, "Do you see this
woman? I came into your house. You did not give me any water for my feet, but she wet my feet with her tears and wiped them
with her hair. 45 You did not give me a kiss, but this woman, from the time I entered, has not stopped
kissing my feet. 46 You did not put oil on my head, but she has poured perfume on my feet. ... (Luke 7)
Here The Recorder Identifies The Woman As One Of The Mary's.
Why Did The Other Accounts Appear To Not Know Mary?
"Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured
it on Jesus' feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. 4 But
one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was later to betray him, objected, 5 "Why wasn't this perfume sold
and the money given to the poor? It was worth a year's wages." ... 7 "Leave her alone," Jesus replied.
"It was intended that she should save this perfume for the day of my burial. 8 You will always have the poor
among you, but you will not always have me." (John 12)