( = Mr 14:1-11; Lu 22:1-6; Joh 12:1-11). sinful life. "Commentary on Luke 7:37". It was the other woman, the one who anointed Jesus in ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Iscariot, Simon's son, which should betray him: 5 Why was not this ointment

1874-1909. John Lightfoot's Commentary on the Gospels. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/luke-7.html. It is false and unjust to Mary Magdalene, introduced as a new character in Luke 8:2, to identify this woman with her. 11 For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rwp/luke-7.html. A woman - which was a sinner - Many suppose that this woman had been a notorious public prostitute; but this is taking the subject by the very worst handle. The historianF13Aelian. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most? The ointment may have been purchased for far other uses than that to which it was now applied. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". We may note further (a) that if the popular belief were true we should have expected some hint of it on the occurrence of the name of Mary Magdalene in Luke 8:3; (b) that the description given of that Mary, as one out of whom had been cast “seven devils,” though not incompatible with a life of impurity, does not naturally suggest it; (c) that, on the assumption of identity, it is difficult to say when the “devils” had been cast out. sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat

The room where they were eating had no door, but the whole front of it was open, making it easy to slip in. The classical form is ἀλάβαστρος, but its heteroclite plural ἀλάβαστρα led to a change in the nom. This was something that was precious to her. And he went into the Pharisee’s house, and sat down to meat. There is, however, no contradiction. Mark 14:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Mark 14:3, NIV: "While he was in Bethany, reclining at the table in the home of Simon the Leper, 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."

but the case reported in Lk 7:36-50 is a different episode, because they What a privilege to be among the women who first learned that he had risen! 1870. This person was a "sinner," and her knowledge of what was going on in this Pharisee's house speaks volumes about the Pharisee. Mary, the sister of Lazarus, is Mt 26:1-16. If you could imagine with me for a minute what it must have been like when Jesus entered a room. The Gloss is, "If she desire coition with her husband within doors, so very loud that (1) The widespread belief that she was Mary Magdalene—shown in the popular application of the term “Magdalen” to a penitent of this class—has absolutely not a single jot or tittle of evidence in Scripture. 302. To this woman there evidently belongs a previous history, which Luke presupposes, but does not give. The Expositor's Greek Testament. The unnamed woman is assumed to be a prostitute in Luke’s account, while in John’s version, she is Mary. hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment. αμαρτωλος — Hamartōlos from αμαρτανω — hamartanō to sin, means devoted to sin and uses the same form for feminine and masculine. Social custom allowed needy people to visit such meals and to partake of some of the leftovers. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/scn/luke-7.html.

his sepulture only. In Mark 14:3, Matthew 26:7 and Luke 7:37, the woman who anointed Jesus from an alabaster box is unidentified. because they would have preferred selling the ointment and giving its proceeds “To sit down to eat with common people” was one of the six things which no Rabbi or Pupil of the Wise might do; another was “to speak with a woman.” Our Lord freely did both.

And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.

The meals are often taken in the court, with one side perfectly open. 1871-8. Luke’s Gospel is not a chronological account of Jesus’ life and ministry, so it is reasonable to accept that this occurred later in his ministry.

"The Bible Study New Testament". of what is not yet tithed: she that suffers his embraces while her menstrua are upon her: it's the disciples who become angry, Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament, Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges, Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. During both meals, a woman came in and anointed Jesus by pouring oil on his feet. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. My fear in teaching this passage is that I (we) will over-analyz…

https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ice/luke-7.html. gavest me no water for my feet, but she hath washed one is angry about the pouring of the ointment. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cgt/luke-7.html. 69.

https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/luke-7.html. Luke 7:37. γυνὴ, etc., a woman who was in the city, a sinner. Some think she was a Gentile, Gentiles being reckoned by the Jews sinners, and the worst of sinners; but this does not appear: when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house; having observed it herself, that he was invited by him, and went with him, or being informed of it by others, brought an alabaster box of ointment: ointment was used to be put in vessels made of "alabaster", which kept it pure and incorrupt; and this stone was found about Damascus,F12Plin. .

a) The act of Mary pouring out the ointment,