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Theasaurus: Perfume

27 Bible Verses about Perfume

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Exodus 30:23-24

"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.

Mark 14:3

While Jesus was in Bethany sitting at the table in the home of Simon the leper, a woman arrived with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume made from pure nard. She broke open the jar and poured the perfume on his head.

John 12:3

Mary took a litron of very expensive perfume made of pure nard and anointed Jesus' feet. She wiped his feet with her hair, and the house became filled with the fragrance of the perfume.

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.

Ezekiel 27:19

and casks of wine from Izal for your wrought iron, cassia wood, and aromatic reeds.

Revelation 18:13

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

Proverbs 7:17

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

Isaiah 57:9

You went to Molech with olive oil and increased your perfumes; you sent your ambassadors far away, you sent them down even to Sheol itself!

Ezekiel 23:40-41

"In addition, they sent messengers for men to come from afar. When they arrived, you bathed yourself for them, painted your eyes, adorned yourself with jewelry, then sat down on an elegant bed. A table was arranged in front of it, on which you set out my incense and oil.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

But thanks be to God! He always leads us triumphantly by the Messiah and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of knowing him. To God we are the aroma of the Messiah among those who are being saved and among those who are being lost. To some people we are a deadly fragrance, while to others we are a living fragrance. Who is qualified for this?

Philippians 4:18

I have been paid in full and have more than enough. I am fully supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus what you sent a fragrant aroma, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God.

Ruth 3:3

So get cleaned up, put on some perfume, dress up, and go to the threshing floor, but don't let him see you until after he's finished eating and drinking.

Psalm 45:8

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

Matthew 26:12

When she poured this perfume on my body, she was preparing me for burial.

Mark 14:8

She has done what she could. She poured perfume on my body in preparation for my burial.

2 Chronicles 16:14

and he was buried in his own tomb that he had prepared for himself in the City of David. He was laid out on a bier that had been filled with various spices prepared by morticians, and the mourners built a massive bonfire to honor his memory.

Mark 16:1

When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices to go and anoint Jesus.

John 12:7

Then Jesus said, "Leave her alone so she can observe the day of my burial,

John 19:39-40

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 37:29

And he made the holy anointing oil and the pure aromatic incense, the work of a perfumer.

Exodus 30:25

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.

Exodus 30:35

You are to make it into a fragrant incense, expertly blended, pure, and holy.

1 Chronicles 9:30

Other descendants of the priests prepared the mixed spices.

1 Samuel 8:13

He will take your daughters for perfumers, cooks, and bakers.

Nehemiah 3:8

Nearby, Harhaiah's son Uzziel the goldsmith was carrying on repairs, and next to him Hananiah, a perfume-maker, rebuilt Jerusalem as far as the Broad Wall.

From Thematic Bible


Perfume » Used in the tabernacle

Exodus 30:7

Aaron is to offer fragrant incense on it. Every morning when he trims the lamps he is to offer it,

Exodus 35:28

spices and oil for the light and for the anointing oil and the aromatic incense.

Perfume » Smelling bottles, translated "tablets" in av

Isaiah 3:20

headdresses, armlets, sashes, perfume boxes, charms,

Perfume » Beds perfumed with myrrh

Proverbs 7:17

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

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