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Theasaurus: Perfume

27 Bible Verses about Perfume

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Exodus 30:23-24

"Also take fine spices: of liquid myrrh, five hundred shekels; and of fragrant cinnamon half as much, even two hundred and fifty; and of fragrant cane, two hundred and fifty; and of cassia five hundred, after the shekel of the sanctuary; and a hin of olive oil.

Mark 14:3

While he was at Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at the table, a woman came having an alabaster jar of ointment of pure nard -- very costly. She broke the jar, and poured it over his head.

John 12:3

Mary, therefore, took a pound of ointment of pure nard, very precious, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the ointment.

Genesis 37:25

They sat down to eat bread, and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing spices and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.

Ezekiel 27:19

Vedan and Javan traded with yarn for your wares: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were among your merchandise.

Revelation 18:13

and cinnamon, incense, perfume, frankincense, wine, olive oil, fine flour, wheat, sheep, horses, chariots, and people's bodies and souls.

Proverbs 7:17

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

Isaiah 57:9

You went to the king with oil, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your ambassadors far off, and debased yourself even to Sheol.

Ezekiel 23:40-41

Furthermore you have sent for men who come from far, to whom a messenger was sent, and behold, they came; for whom you did wash yourself, paint your eyes, and decorate yourself with ornaments, and sit on a stately bed, with a table prepared before it, whereupon you set my incense and my oil.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

Now thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and reveals through us the sweet aroma of his knowledge in every place. For we are a sweet aroma of Christ to God, in those who are saved, and in those who perish; to the one a stench from death to death; to the other a sweet aroma from life to life. Who is sufficient for these things?

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things, and abound. I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things that came from you, a sweet-smelling fragrance, an acceptable and well-pleasing sacrifice to God.

Ruth 3:3

Therefore wash yourself, anoint yourself, get dressed, and go down to the threshing floor, but don't make yourself known to the man until he has finished eating and drinking.

Psalm 45:8

All your garments smell like myrrh, aloes, and cassia. Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made you glad.

Matthew 26:12

For in pouring this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial.

Mark 14:8

She has done what she could. She has anointed my body beforehand for the burying.

2 Chronicles 16:14

They buried him in his own tombs, which he had dug out for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odors and various kinds [of spices] prepared by the perfumers' art: and they made a very great burning for him.

Mark 16:1

When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, that they might come and anoint him.

John 12:7

But Jesus said, "Leave her alone. She has kept this for the day of my burial.

John 19:39-40

Nicodemus, who at first came to Jesus by night, also came bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred Roman pounds. So they took Jesus' body, and bound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the custom of the Jews is to bury.

Exodus 37:29

He made the holy anointing oil and the pure incense of sweet spices, after the art of the perfumer.

Exodus 30:25

You shall make it a holy anointing oil, a perfume compounded after the art of the perfumer: it shall be a holy anointing oil.

Exodus 30:35

and you shall make incense of it, a perfume after the art of the perfumer, seasoned with salt, pure and holy:

1 Chronicles 9:30

Some of the sons of the priests prepared the confection of the spices.

1 Samuel 8:13

He will take your daughters to be perfumers, and to be cooks, and to be bakers.

Nehemiah 3:8

Next to him repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, goldsmiths. Next to him repaired Hananiah one of the perfumers, and they fortified Jerusalem even to the broad wall.

From Thematic Bible


Perfume » Used in the tabernacle

Exodus 30:7

Aaron shall burn incense of sweet spices on it every morning. When he tends the lamps, he shall burn it.

Exodus 35:28

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

Perfume » Smelling bottles, translated "tablets" in av

Isaiah 3:20

the headdresses, the ankle chains, the sashes, the perfume bottles, the charms,

Perfume » Beds perfumed with myrrh

Proverbs 7:17

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