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Forms of the word
μύρον, -ου, τό
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perfume, myrrh, ointment
pr. aromatic juice which distills from trees; ointment, unguent, usually perfumed, Mt. 26:7, 12; Mk. 14:3, 4

Greek-English Concordance for μύρον

Matthew 26:7 a woman came to him with an alabaster flask of very expensive perfume (myrou | μύρου | gen sg neut) that she poured over his head as he reclined at table.
Matthew 26:12 For by pouring this perfume (myron | μύρον | acc sg neut) on my body, she has prepared me for burial.
Mark 14:3 And while he was in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he reclined at table, there came a woman with an alabaster flask of very costly anointment (myrou | μύρου | gen sg neut) of pure nard; and breaking the flask, she poured it over his head.
Mark 14:4 But some were indignant, and began saying to themselves, “For what purpose was this waste of ointment (myrou | μύρου | gen sg neut)?
Mark 14:5 For this ointment (myron | μύρον | nom sg neut) could have been sold for more than three hundred denarii and given to the poor.” And they rebuked her harshly.
Luke 7:37 Now there was a woman known in the city as a sinner, and when she learned that Jesus was reclining at table in the house of the Pharisee, she brought an alabaster jar of perfume (myrou | μύρου | gen sg neut),
Luke 7:38 and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to bathe his feet with her tears. She kept wiping his feet with the hair of her head, and kissing them and pouring the perfume (myrō | μύρῳ | dat sg neut) on them.
Luke 7:46 You did not anoint my head with oil, but she has poured perfume (myrō | μύρῳ | dat sg neut) on my feet.
Luke 23:56 Then they returned and prepared anointing spices and perfumes (myra | μύρα | acc pl neut). On the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment.
John 11:2 It was this Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment (myrō | μύρῳ | dat sg neut) and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill.
John 12:3 Mary took more than a pint of expensive perfume (myrou | μύρου | gen sg neut) made of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried them with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume (myrou | μύρου | gen sg neut).
John 12:5 “Why was not this perfume (myron | μύρον | nom sg neut) sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor?”
Revelation 18:13 cinnamon, spice, incense, myrrh (myron | μύρον | acc sg neut), and frankincense; wine, olive oil, fine flour, and wheat; cattle, sheep, horses, and chariots; and slaves, that is, human livestock.