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He said this, not because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief. He carried the money bag and would help himself from it.
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Now he said this not because he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief and, having the purse, carried the things that were put therein.
John 10:13 And the hireling flieth, because he is a hireling: and he hath no care for the sheep.
Psalm 14:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David. The fool hath said in his heart: There is no God. They are corrupt, and are become abominable in their ways: there is none that doth good, no not one.
Proverbs 29:7 The just taketh notice of the cause of the poor: the wicked is void of knowledge.
Ezekiel 33:31 And they come to thee, as if people were coming in, and my people sit before thee: and hear thy words, and do them not: for they turn them into a song of their mouth, and their heart goeth after their covetousness.
Galatians 2:10 Only that we should be mindful of the poor: which same thing also I was careful to do.
James 2:2,6 For if there shall come into your assembly a man having a golden ring, in fine apparel; and there shall come in also a poor man in mean attire: . . .
John 10:8-10 All others, as many as have come, are thieves and robbers: and the sheep heard them not. . . .
2 Kings 5:20-27 But Giezi, the servant of the man of God, said: My master hath spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving of him that which he brought: as the Lord liveth, I will run after him, and take something of him. . . .
Psalm 50:16-20 But to the sinner God hath said: Why dost thou declare my justices, and take my covenant in thy mouth? . . .
Matthew 21:13 And he saith to them: It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but you have made it a den of thieves.
1 Corinthians 6:10 Nor the effeminate nor liers with mankind nor thieves nor covetous nor drunkards nor railers nor extortioners shall possess the kingdom of God.
John 13:29 For some thought, because Judas had the purse, that Jesus had said to him: Buy those things which we have need of for the festival day: or that he should give something to the poor.
2 Kings 12:14,15 For it was given to them that did the work, that the temple of the Lord might be repaired. . . .
Ezra 8:24-34 And I separated twelve of the chief of the priests, Sarabias, and Hasabias, and with them ten of their brethren, . . .
2 Corinthians 8:19-21 And not that only: but he was also ordained by the churches companion of our travels, for this grace, which is administered by us, to the glory of the Lord and our determined will: . . .
1 Thessalonians 5:22 From all appearance of evil refrain yourselves.
ContextMary Anoints Jesus
…5Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence and given to the poor? 6Now he said this not because he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief and, having the purse, carried the things that were put therein. 7Jesus therefore said: Let her alone, that she may keep it against the day of my burial.…
And Joanna the wife of Chusa, Herod's steward, and Susanna and many others who ministered unto him of their substance.
Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence and given to the poor?
For some thought, because Judas had the purse, that Jesus had said to him: Buy those things which we have need of for the festival day: or that he should give something to the poor.
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