Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Take thou to thee spices of head of flowing myrrh, five hundred: and fragrant cinnamon of its half, fifty and two hundred; and fragrant reed, fifty and two hundred.

New American Standard Bible

“Take also for yourself the finest of spices: of flowing myrrh five hundred shekels, and of fragrant cinnamon half as much, two hundred and fifty, and of fragrant cane two hundred and fifty,

King James Version

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,

Holman Bible

“Take for yourself the finest spices: 12½ pounds of liquid myrrh, half as much (6¼ pounds) of fragrant cinnamon, 6¼ pounds of fragrant cane,

International Standard Version

"You are to take for yourself the finest spices: 500 shekelsby weight of liquid myrrh, half as much fragrant cinnamon (250 shekels), 250 shekels of fragrant reeds,

A Conservative Version

Take thou also to thee the chief spices: of flowing myrrh five hundred [shekels], and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty,

American Standard Version

Take thou also unto thee the chief spices: of flowing myrrh five hundred'shekels , and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty,

Amplified

“Take for yourself the best spices: five hundred shekels of liquid myrrh, half as much—two hundred and fifty—of sweet-scented cinnamon, and two hundred and fifty of fragrant cane,

Bible in Basic English

Take the best spices, five hundred shekels' weight of liquid myrrh, and of sweet cinnamon half as much, that is, two hundred and fifty shekels, and two hundred and fifty shekels of sweet calamus,

Darby Translation

And thou, take best spices of liquid myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon the half two hundred and fifty, and of sweet myrtle two hundred and fifty,

King James 2000

Take also unto you the finest spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet-smelling cinnamon half as much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet-smelling cane two hundred and fifty shekels,

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And take for yourself top quality balsam oils, five hundred [shekels of] flowing myrrh, half [as much]--two hundred and fifty [shekels of] fragrant cinnamon, and two hundred and fifty [shekels of] fragrant reed,

Modern King James verseion

Take also to you principal spices, five hundred shekels of pure myrrh, and half as much of sweet cinnamon, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and two hundred and fifty shekels of sweet calamus,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Take principal spices: of pure myrrh five hundred sicles, of sweet cinnamon half so much, two hundred and fifty sicles:

NET Bible

"Take choice spices: twelve and a half pounds of free-flowing myrrh, half that -- about six and a quarter pounds -- of sweet-smelling cinnamon, six and a quarter pounds of sweet-smelling cane,

New Heart English Bible

"Also take fine spices: of liquid myrrh, five hundred shekels; and of fragrant cinnamon half as much, even two hundred and fifty; and of fragrant cane, two hundred and fifty;

The Emphasized Bible

Thou, therefore, take to thee - principal spices, - self-flowing myrrh, five hundred, and fragrant cinnamon, half as much, two hundred and fifty, and, fragrant cane, two hundred and fifty;

Webster

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

World English Bible

"Also take fine spices: of liquid myrrh, five hundred shekels; and of fragrant cinnamon half as much, even two hundred and fifty; and of fragrant cane, two hundred and fifty;

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou, take to thyself principal spices, wild honey five hundred shekels; and spice-cinnamon, the half of that, two hundred and fifty; and spice-cane two hundred and fifty;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

בּשׂם בּשׂם 
Besem 
Usage: 29

of pure
דּרור 
D@rowr 
Usage: 8

מור מר 
More 
Usage: 12

חמשּׁה חמשׁ 
Chamesh 
Usage: 343

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

shekels, and of sweet
בּשׂם בּשׂם 
Besem 
בּשׂם בּשׂם 
Besem 
Usage: 29
Usage: 29

קנּמון 
Qinnamown 
Usage: 3

מחצית 
Machatsiyth 
Usage: 16

so much
מחצית 
Machatsiyth 
Usage: 16

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

and fifty
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163
Usage: 163

קנה 
Qaneh 
Usage: 62

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

Context Readings

The Anointing Oil

22 And Jehovah will speak to Moses, saying. 23 Take thou to thee spices of head of flowing myrrh, five hundred: and fragrant cinnamon of its half, fifty and two hundred; and fragrant reed, fifty and two hundred. 24 And cassia, five hundred by the holy shekel, and the oil of olive, a hin:


Cross References

Song of Songs 4:14

Spikenard and saffron; the reed and cinnamon, with all the woods of Lebanon; myrrh and aloes, with all the heads of spices.

Ezekiel 27:19

And Dan and Javan going away gave in thy markets: making iron, cassia and sweet cane was in thy traffic.

Jeremiah 6:20

Wherefore this to me shall frankincense come from Sheba, and the good cane from a land from far off? your burnt-offerings are not for acceptance, and your sacrifices were not sweet to me.

Ezekiel 27:22

The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, they thy merchants with the head of all spicery, and with every precious stone and gold they gave thy markets.

Exodus 37:29

And he will make the holy oil of anointing and the pure incense of aromatics, the work of the perfumer.

Psalm 45:8

Myrrh and aloes, cassia, all thy garments, from the temples of ivory, by which they gladdened thee.

Proverbs 7:17

I sprinkled my bed with myrrh and aloes and cinnamon.

Song of Songs 1:3

To the odor of the good ointments thy name shall be poured forth an ointment; for this, the maidens loved thee.

Song of Songs 1:13

A bundle of myrrh my beloved to me; he shall lodge between my breasts.

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