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13 Bible Verses about Myrrh

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Genesis 37:25

After this, while they were seated, eating their food, they looked around and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead with camels carrying spices, balm, and myrrh for sale down in Egypt.

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)

Genesis 43:11

"If that's the way it has to be," their father Israel replied, "then do this: take some of the best produce of the land in your containers and take them to the man as a gift some resin ointment, some honey, fragrant resins, myrrh, pistachios, and almonds.

Exodus 30:22-28

The LORD told Moses, "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, 500 shekels of cassia all according to the shekel of the sanctuary and a hin of olive oil. read more.
You are to make them into a holy anointing oil, a perfume mixture made by a perfumer. It is to be a holy anointing oil. You are to use it to anoint the Tent of Meeting, the Ark of the Testimony, the table and all its utensils, the lamp stand and its utensils, the altar of incense, the altar for burnt offerings and all its utensils, and the basin and its base.

Psalm 45:8

All your clothes are scented with myrrh, aloes, and cassia. From ivory palaces stringed instruments have made you glad.

Proverbs 7:10-18

Look! A woman makes her way to meet him, dressed as a prostitute and intending to entrap him. She is brazen and defiant her feet don't remain at home. Now she is in the street, now in the plazas, she lurks near every corner.read more.
So she grabs hold of him and kisses him, with a brazen face she speaks to him, "I have given my peace offerings, and today I fulfilled my vows. Therefore, I've come out to meet you, I've looked just for you, and I found you! I've decorated my bed with new coverings embroidered linen from Egypt. I've perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. Come, let's make love until dawn; let's comfort ourselves with love,

Mark 15:22-23

They took Jesus to a place called Golgotha, which means Skull Place. They tried to give him wine mixed with myrrh, but he wouldn't accept it.

John 19:38-40

Later on, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus (though a secret one because he was afraid of the Jewish leaders), asked Pilate to let him remove the body of Jesus. Pilate gave him permission, and he came and removed his body. Nicodemus, the man who had first come to Jesus at night, also arrived, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes weighing about 100 litra. They took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in linen cloths along with spices, according to the burial custom of the Jews.

Exodus 30:23

"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,

Esther 2:12

Each young woman's turn came to go in to King Ahasuerus at the end of the twelve month period, at which time she was treated according to the regulations for women. This process completed the period of her beauty treatments six months with oil of myrrh and six months with spices and cosmetics for women.

Mark 15:23

They tried to give him wine mixed with myrrh, but he wouldn't accept it.

John 19:38

Later on, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus (though a secret one because he was afraid of the Jewish leaders), asked Pilate to let him remove the body of Jesus. Pilate gave him permission, and he came and removed his body.

From Thematic Bible


Gilead » Exported spices » Balm » myrrh

Genesis 37:25

After this, while they were seated, eating their food, they looked around and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead with camels carrying spices, balm, and myrrh for sale down in Egypt.

Jeremiah 8:22

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? So why is there no healing for my people?

Jeremiah 46:11

Go up to Gilead and get balm, virgin daughter of Egypt! In vain you multiply remedies, but there is no healing for you.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » myrrh

Song of Songs 4:14

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

myrrh » Used as a perfume

Psalm 45:8

All your clothes are scented with myrrh, aloes, and cassia. From ivory palaces stringed instruments have made you glad.

Proverbs 7:17

I've perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.

Esther 2:12

Each young woman's turn came to go in to King Ahasuerus at the end of the twelve month period, at which time she was treated according to the regulations for women. This process completed the period of her beauty treatments six months with oil of myrrh and six months with spices and cosmetics for women.

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?

Song of Songs 5:13

His cheeks are like beds of spices, like towers of perfume. His lips are lilies, dripping with liquid myrrh.

myrrh » A product of the land of canaan

Song of Songs 4:14

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

Song of Songs 5:1

I've come into my garden, my sister, my bride; I've gathered my myrrh with my spices. I've eaten my honeycomb with my honey. I've drunk my wine with my milk. Eat, friends! Drink and become drunk with love.

Song of Songs 4:6

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

myrrh » Traffic in

Genesis 43:11

"If that's the way it has to be," their father Israel replied, "then do this: take some of the best produce of the land in your containers and take them to the man as a gift some resin ointment, some honey, fragrant resins, myrrh, pistachios, and almonds.

Genesis 37:25

After this, while they were seated, eating their food, they looked around and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead with camels carrying spices, balm, and myrrh for sale down in Egypt.

myrrh » Used for embalming

John 19:39

Nicodemus, the man who had first come to Jesus at night, also arrived, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes weighing about 100 litra.

myrrh » One of the compounds in the sacred anointing oil

Exodus 30:23

"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,

myrrh » Offered to jesus on the cross

Mark 15:23

They tried to give him wine mixed with myrrh, but he wouldn't accept it.

myrrh » Brought by the wise men (magi) as a present to jesus

Oil » Kinds of, mentioned » myrrh

Esther 2:12

Each young woman's turn came to go in to King Ahasuerus at the end of the twelve month period, at which time she was treated according to the regulations for women. This process completed the period of her beauty treatments six months with oil of myrrh and six months with spices and cosmetics for women.

Shekel » Used to weigh » myrrh

Exodus 30:23

"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,

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