Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Go up into Gilead, and take balm, virgin daughter of Egypt: in vain do you use many medicines; there is no healing for you.
Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.
They sat down to eat bread, and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing spices and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
Their father, Israel, said to them, "If it must be so, then do this. Take from the choice fruits of the land in your bags, and carry down a present for the man, a little balm, a little honey, spices and myrrh, nuts, and almonds;
When the Pharisees saw it, they said to his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"
Jesus answered them, "Those who are healthy have no need for a physician, but those who are sick do.
A woman who had a flow of blood for twelve years, who had spent all her living on physicians, and could not be healed by any,
For thus says Yahweh, Your hurt is incurable, and your wound grievous.
Why should you be beaten more, that you revolt more and more? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.