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Theasaurus: Perfume

27 Bible Verses about Perfume

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Exodus 30:23-24

And thou, take best spices of liquid myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon the half two hundred and fifty, and of sweet myrtle two hundred and fifty, and of cassia five hundred, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of olive oil a hin;

Mark 14:3

And when he was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, as he lay at table, there came a woman having an alabaster flask of ointment of pure nard, very costly; and having broken the alabaster flask, she poured it out upon his head.

John 12:3

Mary therefore, having taken a pound of ointment of pure nard of great price, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair, and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

Genesis 37:25

And they sat down to eat bread; and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites came from Gilead; and their camels bore tragacanth, and balsam, and ladanum going to carry it down to Egypt.

Ezekiel 27:19

Vedan and Javan of Uzal traded in thy markets: wrought iron, cassia, and calamus were in thy traffic.

Revelation 18:13

and cinnamon, and amomum, and incense, and unguent, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and cattle, and sheep, and of horses, and of chariots, and of bodies, and souls of men.

Proverbs 7:17

I have perfumed my couch with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.

Isaiah 57:9

And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst multiply thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers afar off, and didst debase thyself unto Sheol.

Ezekiel 23:40-41

And furthermore, they sent for men to come from far, unto whom a messenger was sent; and behold, they came: for whom thou didst wash thyself, paintedst thine eyes, and deckedst thyself with ornaments; and satest upon a stately bed, with a table prepared before it, whereupon thou hadst set mine incense and mine oil.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in the Christ, and makes manifest the odour of his knowledge through us in every place. For we are a sweet odour of Christ to God, in the saved and in those that perish: to the one an odour from death unto death, but to the others an odour from life unto life; and who is sufficient for these things?

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things in full supply and abound; I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things sent from you, an odour of sweet savour, an acceptable sacrifice, agreeable to God.

Ruth 3:3

Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thyself, and put thy raiment upon thee, and go down to the floor; make not thyself known to the man, until he shall have done eating and drinking.

Psalm 45:8

Myrrh and aloes, cassia, are all thy garments; out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made thee glad.

Matthew 26:12

For in pouring out this ointment on my body, she has done it for my burying.

Mark 14:8

What she could she has done. She has beforehand anointed my body for the burial.

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulchre, which he had excavated for himself in the city of David, and laid him in a bed filled with spices, a mixture of divers kinds prepared by the perfumer's art; and they made a very great burning for him.

Mark 16:1

And the sabbath being now past, Mary of Magdala, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought aromatic spices that they might come and embalm him.

John 12:7

Jesus therefore said, Suffer her to have kept this for the day of my preparation for burial;

John 19:39-40

And Nicodemus also, who at first came to Jesus by night, came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pounds weight. They took therefore the body of Jesus and bound it up in linen with the spices, as it is the custom with the Jews to prepare for burial.

Exodus 37:29

And he made the holy anointing oil, and the pure incense of fragrant drugs, according to the work of the perfumer.

Exodus 30:25

and make of it an oil of holy ointment, a perfume of perfumery after the work of the perfumer: it shall be the holy anointing oil.

Exodus 30:35

And thou shalt make it into incense, a perfume, after the work of the perfumer, salted, pure, holy.

1 Chronicles 9:30

And it was some one of the sons of the priests who compounded the ointment of the spices.

1 Samuel 8:13

And he will take your daughters for perfumers, and cooks, and bakers.

Nehemiah 3:8

Next to them repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths; and next to him repaired Hananiah of the perfumers, and they left Jerusalem in its state as far as the broad wall.

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Perfume » Used in the tabernacle

Exodus 30:7

And Aaron shall burn thereon fragrant incense: every morning, when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn the incense.

Exodus 35:28

and the spice, and the oil for the light, and for the anointing oil, and for the incense of fragrant drugs.

Perfume » Smelling bottles, translated "tablets" in av

Isaiah 3:20

the head-dresses, and the stepping chains, and the girdles, and the scent-boxes, and the amulets;

Perfume » Beds perfumed with myrrh

Proverbs 7:17

I have perfumed my couch with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.