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Theasaurus: Perfume

27 Bible Verses about Perfume

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Exodus 30:23-24

Take also unto you the finest spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet-smelling cinnamon half as much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet-smelling cane two hundred and fifty shekels, And of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of olive oil a hin:

Mark 14:3

And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at table, there came a woman having an alabaster flask of ointment of pure nard very precious; and she broke the flask, and poured it on his head.

John 12:3

Then took Mary 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 odor 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 Ishmaelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spices and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.

Ezekiel 27:19

Dedan also and Javan going to and fro traded in your wares: wrought iron, cassia, and calamus, were in your market.

Revelation 18:13

And cinnamon, and incense, and myrrh, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and cattle, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.

Proverbs 7:17

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

Isaiah 57:9

And you went to the king with ointment, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your messengers far off, and did debase yourself even unto sheol.

Ezekiel 23:40-41

And furthermore, that you have sent for men to come from afar, unto whom a messenger was sent; and, lo, they came: for whom you did wash yourself, painted your eyes, and decked yourself with ornaments, And sat upon a stately bed, and a table prepared before it, upon which you have set my incense and my oil.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

Now thanks be unto God, who always causes us to triumph in Christ, and makes manifest the fragrance of his knowledge by us in every place. For we are unto God a sweet fragrance of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish: To the one we are the fragrance of death unto death; and to the other the fragrance 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, a fragrant offering, a sacrifice acceptable, well pleasing to God.

Ruth 3:3

Wash yourself therefore, and anoint yourself, and put your best clothes upon you, and get down to the floor: but make not yourself known unto the man, until he shall have finished eating and drinking.

Psalm 45:8

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

Matthew 26:12

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

Mark 14:8

She has done what she could: she has come beforehand to anoint my body for burying.

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulcher, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet ointments and various kinds of spices prepared by the perfumer's art: and they made a very great fire in honor of him.

Mark 16:1

And when the sabbath 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

Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burial has she kept this.

John 19:39-40

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

Exodus 37:29

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

Exodus 30:25

And you shall make it an oil of holy anointing, an ointment compounded after the art of the perfumer: it shall be a holy anointing oil.

Exodus 30:35

And you shall make it an incense, a compound after the art of the perfumer, mixed 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 perfumers, and to be cooks, and to be bakers.

Nehemiah 3:8

Next unto him repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths. Next unto him also repaired Hananiah the son of one of the perfumers, and they restored Jerusalem unto the broad wall.

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Perfume » Used in the tabernacle

Exodus 30:7

And Aaron shall burn on it sweet incense every morning: when he tends the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it.

Exodus 35:28

And spice, and oil for the light, and for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense.

Perfume » Smelling bottles, translated "tablets" in av

Isaiah 3:20

The headdresses, and the ornaments of the legs, and the headbands, and the perfume boxes, and the charms,

Perfume » Beds perfumed with myrrh

Proverbs 7:17

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