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

Thee principal

Exodus 37:29
He made likewise the oil of the holy anointing and the pure aromatic incense, according to the work of the apothecary.
Psalm 45:8
All thy garments smell of myrrh and aloes and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, by which they have made thee glad.
Proverbs 7:17
I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
Song of Songs 1:3
Because of the savour of thy good ointments (ointment poured forth is thy name), therefore have the virgins loved 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 does this incense come to me from Sheba and the sweet cane from a far country? Your burnt offerings are not according to my will, nor are your sacrifices sweet unto me.
Ezekiel 27:19
Dan also and Greece and Mozel traded in thy fairs bright iron, cassia, and calamus.