Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels,

Bible References

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Exodus 37:29
And he made the holy anointing oil, and the pure incense of sweet spices, after the art of the perfumer.
Psalm 45:8
All thy garments'smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia; Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made thee glad.
Proverbs 7:17
I have perfumed my bed With myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
Song of Songs 1:3
Thine oils have a goodly fragrance; Thy name is as oil poured forth; Therefore do the virgins love thee.
Song of Songs 4:14
Spikenard and saffron, Calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; Myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices.
Jeremiah 6:20
To what purpose cometh there to me frankincense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt-offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices pleasing unto me.
Ezekiel 27:19
Vedan and Javan traded with yarn for thy wares: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were among thy merchandise.