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John 19:39

Context
NETBible

Nicodemus, the man who had previously come to Jesus 1  at night, 2  accompanied Joseph, 3  carrying a mixture of myrrh and aloes 4  weighing about seventy-five pounds. 5 

XREF

2Ch 16:14; So 4:6,14; Mt 12:20; Mt 19:30; Joh 3:1-21; Joh 7:50-52; Joh 12:7

NET © Notes

tn Grk “him”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

sn See John 3:1-21.

tn Grk “came”; the words “accompanied Joseph” are not in the Greek text but are supplied for clarity.

sn Aloes refers to an aromatic resin from a plant similar to a lily, used for embalming a corpse.

sn The Roman pound (λίτρα, litra) weighed twelve ounces or 325 grams. Thus 100 Roman pounds would be about 32.5 kilograms or 75 pounds.



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