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Theasaurus: Perfume

27 Bible Verses about Perfume

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Exodus 30:23-24

Thou must take unto thee of the principal spices: of excellent myrrh five hundred shekels and of aromatic cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of aromatic calamus two hundred and fifty shekels, and of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil olive one hin;

Mark 14:3

And he being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, sitting at the table, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard very precious; and breaking the alabaster, she poured it over his head.

John 12:3

Then Mary took a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and 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 company of Ishmeelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing aromas and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.

Ezekiel 27:19

Dan also and Greece and Mozel traded in thy fairs bright iron, cassia, and calamus.

Revelation 18:13

and cinnamon and odours and ointments and frankincense and wine and oil and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and of sheep, and of horses, and of chariots and of bodies and souls of men.

Proverbs 7:17

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

Isaiah 57:9

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

Ezekiel 23:40-41

And furthermore, that ye have sent for men to come from far, unto whom a messenger was sent; and, behold, they came for the love of whom thou didst wash thyself, paint thy eyes, and deck thyself with ornaments, and sit upon a stately bed, and a table prepared before it, upon which thou hast set my incense and my oil.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

Now thanks be unto God, who always causes us to triumph in the Christ and makes manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place. For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in those that are saved and in those that perish; to the one we are the savour of death unto death and to the other the savour of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things?

Philippians 4:18

But I have all and abound; I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God.

Ruth 3:3

Therefore, thou shalt wash thyself and anoint thyself and put thy raiment upon thee and go down to the threshingfloor, but do not make thyself known unto the man until he shall have finished eating and drinking.

Psalm 45:8

All thy garments smell of myrrh and aloes and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, by which they have made thee glad.

Matthew 26:12

For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare for my burial.

Mark 14:8

She has done what she could, for she has anticipated anointing my body for the burial.

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulchres, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odours and aromas prepared by the apothecaries' art; and they made a very great burning for him.

Mark 16:1

And when the sabbath of the great feast of the passover was past, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James, and Salome had bought sweet spices that they might come and anoint him.

John 12:7

Therefore Jesus said, Let her alone; against the day of my burying she has kept this;

John 19:39-40

Then Nicodemus came also, who at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about one hundred pounds. And they took the body of Jesus and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as is the manner of the Jews to bury.

Exodus 37:29

He made likewise the oil of the holy anointing and the pure aromatic incense, according to the work of the apothecary.

Exodus 30:25

and thou shalt make of it the oil of the holy anointing, a superior ointment, after the art of the apothecary, which shall be the oil of the holy anointing.

Exodus 30:35

And thou shalt make it a perfume, a confection after the art of the apothecary, tempered together, pure and holy;

1 Chronicles 9:30

And some of the sons of the priests made the ointment of the spices.

1 Samuel 8:13

And he will take your daughters to be confectioneries and to be cooks and to be bakers.

Nehemiah 3:8

Next to them Uzziel, the son of Harhaiah, of the refiners restored. Next unto him Hananiah, the son of one of the apothecaries, also restored, and they fortified Jerusalem unto the broad wall.

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Perfume » Used in the tabernacle

Exodus 30:7

And Aaron shall burn sweet incense thereon every morning; when he dresses the lamps, he shall burn it.

Exodus 35:28

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

Perfume » Smelling bottles, translated "tablets" in av

Isaiah 3:20

the bonnets and the ornaments of the legs and the headbands and the powders and the earrings,

Perfume » Beds perfumed with myrrh

Proverbs 7:17

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