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11 Bible Verses about Hyssop

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Psalm 51:2-7

Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and from my sin cleanse me. For {I myself know} my transgressions, and my sin [is] ever before me. Against you, only you, I have sinned and have done this evil in your eyes, so that you are correct when you speak, you are blameless when you judge.read more.
Behold, in iniquity I was born, and in sin my mother conceived me. Behold, you delight [in] truth in the inward parts, and in [the] hidden [parts] you make me to know wisdom. Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean. Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

Hebrews 9:19-22

For [when] every commandment had been spoken by Moses to all the people according to the law, [he] took the blood of calves with water and scarlet wool and hyssop [and] sprinkled both the scroll itself and all the people, saying, "This [is] the blood of the covenant that God has commanded for you." And likewise he sprinkled both the tabernacle and all the utensils of service with the blood.read more.
Indeed, nearly everything is purified with blood according to the law, and apart from the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

Exodus 12:21-25

And Moses called all the elders of Israel, and he said to them, "Select and take for yourselves sheep for your clans and slaughter the Passover sacrifice. And take a bunch of hyssop and dip [it] into the blood that [is] in the basin and apply [some] of the blood that is in the basin to the lintel and the two doorposts. And you will not go out, anyone from the doorway of his house, until morning. And Yahweh will go through to strike Egypt, and he will see the blood on the lintel and on the two doorposts, and Yahweh will pass over the doorway and will not allow the destroyer to come to your houses to strike [you].read more.
"And you will keep this event as a rule for you and for your children forever. {And} when you come into the land that Yahweh will give to you, as he said, you will keep this {religious custom}.

Numbers 19:1-10

And Yahweh spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying, "This [is] the decree of the law that Yahweh has commanded, saying, 'Speak to the {Israelites} and let them take to you a red heifer without a physical defect, on which a yoke {has not been placed}. And you will give it to Eleazar the priest, and it will be brought out to a place outside the camp, and it will be slaughtered in his presence.read more.
Then Eleazar the priest will take [some of] its blood on his finger and spatter it toward the mouth of the tent of assembly seven times. The heifer will be burned in his sight; its skin, its meat, and its blood, in addition to its offal, will burn. The priest will take cedar wood, hyssop, and crimson thread, and he will throw them in the midst of {the burning heifer}. The priest will wash his garments and his body in the water, and afterward he will come to the camp; the priest will be unclean until the evening. The one who burns it will wash his garments and his body in water; he will be unclean until the evening. A clean man will gather the ashes of the heifer, and he will put [them] in a clean {place outside the camp}; it will be for the community of the {Israelites} as a requirement for waters of impurity; it [is] a purification [offering]. The one who gathers the ashes of the heifer will wash his garments; he will be unclean until evening. It will be an eternal decree for the {Israelites} and for one who dwells as an alien in their midst.

Numbers 19:17-20

For the unclean [person] they will take from the powder of the {burnt purification offering}, and they will put running water into a container. A clean person will take hyssop and dip [it] into the water and sprinkle [it] on the tent and on all the objects and persons who were there, and on one who touched the bone, or the one slain, or the dead, or the burial site. The clean [person] will spatter the unclean on the third day and on the seventh day; and on the seventh day he will purify him, and he will wash his garments; he will bathe in the waters, and in the evening he will be clean.read more.
But the man who is unclean and does not purify himself, that person will be cut off from the midst of the assembly because he defiled the sanctuary of Yahweh; the water of impurity was not sprinkled on him; he [is] unclean.

Leviticus 14:1-7

Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "This is the regulation of the person afflicted with a skin disease {at the time of} his cleansing. And he shall be brought to the priest, and the priest shall go {outside the camp}, and the priest shall examine [him], and {if} the skin disease's infection is healed on the afflicted person,read more.
then the priest shall command, and he shall take two living, clean birds and {cedar wood} and {a crimson thread} and hyssop for the one who presents himself for cleansing. Then the priest shall command [someone] to slaughter one bird over fresh water in a clay vessel. He must take the living bird and the {cedar wood} and {the crimson thread} and the hyssop, and he shall dip them and the living bird in the bird's blood slaughtered over the fresh water. And he shall spatter [the blood] seven times on the one who presents himself for cleansing from the infectious skin disease, and he shall declare him clean, and he shall send the living bird {into the open field}.

1 Kings 4:33

He spoke concerning the trees, from the cedar which [is] in Lebanon up to the hyssop which grows on the wall; he also spoke concerning the animals, concerning the birds, concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fish.

John 19:28-30

After this, Jesus, knowing that now at last everything was completed, in order that the scripture would be fulfilled, said, "I am thirsty." A jar full of sour wine was standing there, so [they] put a sponge full of the sour wine on a [branch of] hyssop [and] brought [it] to his mouth. Then when he had received the sour wine, Jesus said, "It is completed," and bowing [his] head, he gave up [his] spirit.

Exodus 12:22

And take a bunch of hyssop and dip [it] into the blood that [is] in the basin and apply [some] of the blood that is in the basin to the lintel and the two doorposts. And you will not go out, anyone from the doorway of his house, until morning.

John 19:28-29

After this, Jesus, knowing that now at last everything was completed, in order that the scripture would be fulfilled, said, "I am thirsty." A jar full of sour wine was standing there, so [they] put a sponge full of the sour wine on a [branch of] hyssop [and] brought [it] to his mouth.

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Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Hyssop

1 Kings 4:33

He spoke concerning the trees, from the cedar which [is] in Lebanon up to the hyssop which grows on the wall; he also spoke concerning the animals, concerning the birds, concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fish.

Exodus 12:22

And take a bunch of hyssop and dip [it] into the blood that [is] in the basin and apply [some] of the blood that is in the basin to the lintel and the two doorposts. And you will not go out, anyone from the doorway of his house, until morning.

Hyssop » In sprinkling blood in purifications

Hebrews 9:19

For [when] every commandment had been spoken by Moses to all the people according to the law, [he] took the blood of calves with water and scarlet wool and hyssop [and] sprinkled both the scroll itself and all the people,

Leviticus 14:4

then the priest shall command, and he shall take two living, clean birds and {cedar wood} and {a crimson thread} and hyssop for the one who presents himself for cleansing.

Leviticus 14:51-52

Then he shall take the {cedar wood} and the hyssop and {the crimson thread} and the living bird, and he shall dip them in the slaughtered bird's blood and in the fresh water, and he shall spatter [them] on the house seven times. Thus he shall purify the house with the bird's blood and with the fresh water and with the living bird and with the {cedar wood} and with the hyssop and with {the crimson thread}.

Leviticus 14:6

He must take the living bird and the {cedar wood} and {the crimson thread} and the hyssop, and he shall dip them and the living bird in the bird's blood slaughtered over the fresh water.

Hyssop » Used in giving jesus vinegar on the cross

John 19:29

A jar full of sour wine was standing there, so [they] put a sponge full of the sour wine on a [branch of] hyssop [and] brought [it] to his mouth.

Hyssop » used by » israelites » Sprinkling Blood » Doors

Exodus 12:22

And take a bunch of hyssop and dip [it] into the blood that [is] in the basin and apply [some] of the blood that is in the basin to the lintel and the two doorposts. And you will not go out, anyone from the doorway of his house, until morning.

Hyssop » An indigenous plant to western asia and northern africa

1 Kings 4:33

He spoke concerning the trees, from the cedar which [is] in Lebanon up to the hyssop which grows on the wall; he also spoke concerning the animals, concerning the birds, concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fish.

Hyssop » Figurative » Of spiritual cleansing

Hyssop » Used in the sacrifices of separation

Numbers 19:6

The priest will take cedar wood, hyssop, and crimson thread, and he will throw them in the midst of {the burning heifer}.