Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 6:17 in English Standard Version "But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face," Ru 3:3 Wash therefore and anoint yourself, and put on your cloak and go down to the threshing floor, but do not make yourself known to the man until he has finished eating and drinking. 2Sa 12:20 Then David arose from the earth and washed and anointed himself and changed his clothes. And he went into the house of the Lord and worshiped. He then went to his own house. And when he asked, they set food before him, and he ate.