Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Go up into Gilead, and take balm, O virgin, the daughter of Egypt: in vain shall you use many medicines; for you shall not be cured.
Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.
And they sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spices and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds:
And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why does your Teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?
And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick.
And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, who had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any,
For thus says the LORD, Your bruise is incurable, and your wound is grievous.
Why should you be stricken any more? you will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.