Never miss a post

Theasaurus: Ointment

41 Bible Verses about Ointment

Most Relevant Verses

Job 41:31

He makes the depths seethe like a cauldron;
he makes the sea like an ointment jar.

Exodus 35:28

as well as the spice and oil for the light, for the anointing oil, and for the fragrant incense.

Exodus 25:6

oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;

Exodus 35:8

oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;

Exodus 30:23-25

“Take for yourself the finest spices: 12½ pounds of liquid myrrh, half as much (6¼ pounds) of fragrant cinnamon, 6¼ pounds of fragrant cane, 12½ pounds of cassia (by the sanctuary shekel), and one gallon of olive oil. Prepare from these a holy anointing oil, a scented blend, the work of a perfumer; it will be holy anointing oil.

2 Chronicles 16:14

He was buried in his own tomb that he had made for himself in the city of David. They laid him out in a coffin that was full of spices and various mixtures of prepared ointments; then they made a great fire in his honor.

Luke 23:56

Then they returned and prepared spices and perfumes. And they rested on the Sabbath according to the commandment.

Isaiah 3:20

headdresses, ankle jewelry, sashes, perfume bottles, amulets,

Matthew 26:7

a woman approached Him with an alabaster jar of very expensive fragrant oil. She poured it on His head as He was reclining at the table.

Mark 14:3

While He was in Bethany at the house of Simon who had a serious skin disease, as He was reclining at the table, a woman came with an alabaster jar of pure and expensive fragrant oil of nard. She broke the jar and poured it on His head.

Luke 7:37

And a woman in the town who was a sinner found out that Jesus was reclining at the table in the Pharisee’s house. She brought an alabaster jar of fragrant oil

Ruth 3:3

Wash, put on perfumed oil, and wear your best clothes. Go down to the threshing floor, but don’t let the man know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking.

Ezekiel 16:9

“I washed you with water, rinsed off your blood, and anointed you with oil.

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David got up from the ground. He washed, anointed himself, changed his clothes, went to the Lord’s house, and worshiped. Then he went home and requested something to eat. So they served him food, and he ate.

2 Samuel 14:2

So Joab sent someone to Tekoa to bring a clever woman from there. He told her, “Pretend to be in mourning: dress in mourning clothes and don’t put on any oil. Act like a woman who has been mourning for the dead for a long time.

Daniel 10:3

I didn’t eat any rich food, no meat or wine entered my mouth, and I didn’t put any oil on my body until the three weeks were over.

Exodus 30:32

It must not be used for ordinary anointing on a person’s body, and you must not make anything like it using its formula. It is holy, and it must be holy to you.

Psalm 133:2

It is like fine oil on the head,
running down on the beard,
running down Aaron’s beard
onto his robes.

Luke 7:46

You didn’t anoint My head with olive oil, but she has anointed My feet with fragrant oil.

Matthew 26:12

By pouring this fragrant oil on My body, she has prepared Me for burial.

Mark 14:8

She has done what she could; she has anointed My body in advance for burial.

John 12:7

Jesus answered, “Leave her alone; she has kept it for the day of My burial.

Genesis 50:2-3

He commanded his servants who were physicians to embalm his father. So they embalmed Israel. They took 40 days to complete this, for embalming takes that long, and the Egyptians mourned for him 70 days.

Mark 16:1

When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so they could go and anoint Him.

Luke 24:1

On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came to the tomb, bringing the spices they had prepared.

John 19:39-40

Nicodemus (who had previously come to Him at night) also came, bringing a mixture of about 75 pounds of myrrh and aloes. Then they took Jesus’ body and wrapped it in linen cloths with the aromatic spices, according to the burial custom of the Jews.

Matthew 26:8-9

When the disciples saw it, they were indignant. “Why this waste?” they asked. “This might have been sold for a great deal and given to the poor.”

Mark 14:4-5

But some were expressing indignation to one another: “Why has this fragrant oil been wasted? For this oil might have been sold for more than 300 denarii and given to the poor.” And they began to scold her.

Amos 6:6

They drink wine by the bowlful
and anoint themselves with the finest oils
but do not grieve over the ruin of Joseph.

John 12:5

“Why wasn’t this fragrant oil sold for 300 denarii and given to the poor?”

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even to the head,
no spot is uninjured—
wounds, welts, and festering sores
not cleansed, bandaged,
or soothed with oil.

Psalm 55:21

His buttery words are smooth,
but war is in his heart.
His words are softer than oil,
but they are drawn swords.

Luke 10:34

He went over to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on olive oil and wine. Then he put him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him.

Jeremiah 8:22

Is there no balm in Gilead?
Is there no physician there?
So why has the healing of my dear people
not come about?

2 Chronicles 28:15

Then the men who were designated by name took charge of the captives and provided clothes for their naked ones from the plunder. They clothed them, gave them sandals, food and drink, dressed their wounds, and provided donkeys for all the feeble. The Israelites brought them to Jericho, the City of Palms, among their brothers. Then they returned to Samaria.

Jeremiah 46:11

Go up to Gilead and get balm,
Virgin Daughter Egypt!
You have multiplied remedies in vain;
there is no healing for you.

Jeremiah 51:8

Suddenly Babylon fell and was shattered.
Wail for her;
get balm for her wound—
perhaps she can be healed.

From Thematic Bible


Disease » Remedies » Ointment

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even to the head,
no spot is uninjured
wounds, welts, and festering sores
not cleansed, bandaged,
or soothed with oil.

Judas » greed » Protest » Breaking » Ointment

John 12:4-6

Then one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot (who was about to betray Him), said, "Why wasn't this fragrant oil sold for 300 denarii and given to the poor?" He didn't say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the money-bag and would steal part of what was put in it.

Ointment » Not sacred

Esther 2:12

During the year before each young woman’s turn to go to King Ahasuerus, the harem regulation required her to receive beauty treatments with oil of myrrh for six months and then with perfumes and cosmetics for another six months.

Song of Songs 1:3

The fragrance of your perfume is intoxicating;
your name is perfume poured out.
No wonder young women adore you.

Song of Songs 4:10

How delightful your love is, my sister, my bride.
Your love is much better than wine,
and the fragrance of your perfume than any balsam.

Amos 6:6

They drink wine by the bowlful
and anoint themselves with the finest oils
but do not grieve over the ruin of Joseph.

2 Kings 20:13

Hezekiah gave them a hearing and showed them his whole treasure house—the silver, the gold, the spices, and the precious oil—and his armory, and everything that was found in his treasuries. There was nothing in his palace and in all his realm that Hezekiah did not show them.

Ointment » Sacred » Formula for

Exodus 30:23-25

"Take for yourself the finest spices: 12 and a half pounds of liquid myrrh, half as much (six and a quarter pounds) of fragrant cinnamon, six and a quarter pounds of fragrant cane, 12 and a half pounds of cassia (by the sanctuary shekel), and one gallon of olive oil. Prepare from these a holy anointing oil, a scented blend, the work of a perfumer; it will be holy anointing oil.

Ointment » Sacred » Uses of

Exodus 30:26-33

"With it you are to anoint the tent of meeting, the ark of the testimony, the table with all its utensils, the lampstand with its utensils, the altar of incense, the altar of burnt offering with all its utensils, and the basin with its stand. read more.
Consecrate them and they will be especially holy. Whatever touches them will be consecrated. Anoint Aaron and his sons and consecrate them to serve Me as priests. "Tell the Israelites: This will be My holy anointing oil throughout your generations. It must not be used for [ordinary] anointing on a person's body, and you must not make anything like it using its formula. It is holy, and it must be holy to you. Anyone who blends something like it or puts some of it on an unauthorized person must be cut off from his people."

Ointment » Remedies

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even to the head,
no spot is uninjured
wounds, welts, and festering sores
not cleansed, bandaged,
or soothed with oil.

Ointment » Sacred » Compounded by bezaleel

Exodus 37:1

Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood, 45 inches long, 27 inches wide, and 27 inches high.

Exodus 37:29

He also made the holy anointing oil and the pure, fragrant, and expertly blended incense.

Ointment » Not sacred » The alabaster container of

Matthew 26:7

a woman approached Him with an alabaster jar of very expensive fragrant oil. She poured it on His head as He was reclining at the table.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.