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7 Bible Verses about Frankincense

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Exodus 30:34-38

The LORD told Moses, "Take for yourself spices: stacte, onycha, galbanum, and spices with pure frankincense, all in equal amounts. You are to make it into a fragrant incense, expertly blended, pure, and holy. You are to grind some of it fine, and put some before the Testimony in the Tent of Meeting where I will meet with you. It is to be most holy to you. read more.
You are not to make the incense that you make in this formulation for your own use. It is to be holy to the LORD for you. Anyone who makes anything like it to use it as perfume is to be cut off from his people."

Leviticus 2:15

and then pour olive oil and frankincense over it as a grain offering.

Leviticus 5:11

"If he can't afford two turtledoves or two young doves, then he is to bring as his offering a tenth of an ephah of fine flour as a sin offering for what he has committed. He is to put no olive oil or frankincense on it, since it's a sin offering.

Leviticus 24:7

Put pure frankincense on each row for a memorial offering. It will serve as an offering made by fire to the LORD.

Song of Solomon 4:6

Until the day breaks and the shadows flee, I'll go to the mountain of myrrh and to the hill of frankincense.

Song of Solomon 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all the trees of frankincense, along with myrrh and aloes, and all the finest spices.

Revelation 18:13

cinnamon, spice, incense, myrrh, frankincense, wine, olive oil, flour, wheat, cattle, sheep, horses, chariots, and slaves (that is, human souls)

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Revelation 18:13

cinnamon, spice, incense, myrrh, frankincense, wine, olive oil, flour, wheat, cattle, sheep, horses, chariots, and slaves (that is, human souls)

Jeremiah 6:20

What good is frankincense that comes from Sheba to me, or sweet cane from a distant country? Your burnt offerings aren't acceptable, nor are your sacrifices pleasing to me."

Frankincense » Used as an incense

Isaiah 60:6

Throngs of camels will blanket you: the young camels of Midian and Ephu; all those from Shebu will come. They'll carry gold and frankincense, and proclaim the praise of the LORD.

Jeremiah 6:20

What good is frankincense that comes from Sheba to me, or sweet cane from a distant country? Your burnt offerings aren't acceptable, nor are your sacrifices pleasing to me."

Isaiah 66:3

"Whoever slaughters an ox is just like one who kills a human being; whoever sacrifices a lamb is just like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is just like one who offers pig's blood; and whoever makes a memorial offering of frankincense is just like one who blesses an idol. Yes, these have chosen their own ways, and they take delight in their contaminated actions.

Isaiah 43:23

You haven't brought me your sheep for a burnt offering, nor have you honored me with your sacrifices, nor have you made meal offerings for me yet I have not tired you about incense!

Frankincense » Used with

Leviticus 2:1-2

"When a person brings an offering that is, a grain offering to the LORD, his offering is to consist of fine flour. He is to pour olive oil mixed with frankincense over it. Then he is to bring it to Aaron's sons, the priests. He is to take a handful of fine flour, the olive oil, and all of the frankincense. Then the priest is to offer a memorial offering by fire, an aroma pleasing to the LORD.

Leviticus 2:15-16

and then pour olive oil and frankincense over it as a grain offering. The priest is to offer the memorial offering in smoke its crushed bits, olive oil, and frankincense as an offering by fire to the LORD."

Leviticus 6:15

He is to take a handful of fine flour for a grain offering, some olive oil, and all of the frankincense for the grain offering, and make a sacrifice of smoke on the altar as a memorial portion, a pleasing aroma to the LORD.

Leviticus 24:7

Put pure frankincense on each row for a memorial offering. It will serve as an offering made by fire to the LORD.

Frankincense » Commerce in

Revelation 18:11-13

The world's businesses cry and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargo anymore cargo of gold, silver, gems, pearls, fine linen, purple cloth, silk, scarlet cloth, all kinds of scented wood, all articles made of ivory, all articles made of very costly wood, bronze, iron, marble, cinnamon, spice, incense, myrrh, frankincense, wine, olive oil, flour, wheat, cattle, sheep, horses, chariots, and slaves (that is, human souls)

Frankincense » A perfume

Song of Songs 3:6

What is this coming up from the desert like columns of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and incense from all the fragrant powders of the merchant?

Frankincense » An ingredient of the sacred oil

Exodus 30:34

The LORD told Moses, "Take for yourself spices: stacte, onycha, galbanum, and spices with pure frankincense, all in equal amounts.

Frankincense » Prohibited, in sin offerings when they consist of turtledoves or pigeons

Leviticus 5:11

"If he can't afford two turtledoves or two young doves, then he is to bring as his offering a tenth of an ephah of fine flour as a sin offering for what he has committed. He is to put no olive oil or frankincense on it, since it's a sin offering.

Frankincense » In making an offering of memorial

Numbers 5:15

then that man is to bring his wife to the priest along with an offering for her consisting of a tenth of an ephah of barley flour. He is not to pour oil or set frankincense over it, because it's to be a jealousy offering, a memorial offering that will serve as a reminder of iniquity.

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