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Healing Oils of the Bible

Until I learned about essential oils I never really thought about the healing oils of the Bible. But they are in there, plain as day. And now it seems like it should have been obvious.

My favorites among the healing oils of the Bible are: Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Fir, Frankincense, Myrrh, and Spikenard.

The Bible, both the New and Old Testaments, contain tons of references (over 200) to essential oils, incense, ointments, and other aromatics. They were used in religious rituals, for anointing, and for the healing of their sick.

In the Old Testament Moses was given a recipe for a holy anointing oil. It included the essential oils of myrrh, cinnamon, calamus, and cassia as well as pure olive oil.

They actually knew how to use all the oils mentioned in the Bible better than we do today.

It is well known that the wise men of the New Testament, upon visiting the Christ child, gave him frankincense and myrrh.

Another well known incident is when Mary anointed the feet of Jesus with a large amount of the expensive essential oil of spikenard and then wiped his feet with her hair.

I think it's pretty cool that they used essential oils in Biblical times.

For those who want to know specifics, see the extensive healing oils of the Bible list below. Or if you want more in-depth information see the healing oils of the Bible Suggested Reading at the bottom of the page. Otherwise...

 

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Healing Oils of the Bible

The following is a list of Essential Oils mentioned in the Bible and their references. To skip ahead, click on the essential oil of your choice.

Healing Oils of the Bible List
Calamus Cassia Cedarwood
Cinnamon Cypress Fir
Frankincense Galbanum Hyssop
Juniper Myrrh Myrtle
Pine Spikenard  


Healing Oils of the Bible: CALAMUS

  • Exodus 30: 23
    Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels,
  • The Song of Solomon 4: 14
    Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:
  • Ezekial 27: 19
    Dan also and Javan going to and fro occupied in thy fairs: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were in thy market.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: CASSIA

  • Exodus 30: 24
    And of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil olive an hin:
  • Psalm 45: 8
    All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad.
  • Ezekial 27: 19
    Dan also and Javan going to and fro occupied in thy fairs: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were in thy market.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: CEDARWOOD

  • Leviticus 14: 4
    Then shall the priest command to take for him that is to be cleansed two birds alive and clean, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:
  • Leviticus 14: 6
    As for the living bird, he shall take it, and the cedar wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop, and shall dip them and the living bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the running water:
  • Leviticus 14: 49
    And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:
  • Leviticus 14: 51
    And he shall take the cedar wood, and the hyssop, and the scarlet, and the living bird, and dip them in the blood of the slain bird, and in the running water, and sprinkle the house seven times:
  • Leviticus 14: 52
    And he shall cleanse the house with the blood of the bird, and with the running water, and with the living bird, and with the cedar wood, and with the hyssop, and with the scarlet:
  • Numbers 19: 6
    And the priest shall take cedar wood, and hyssop, and scarlet, and cast it into the midst of the burning of the heifer.
  • Numbers 24: 6
    As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river’s side, as the trees of lign aloes which the Lord hath planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.
  • Judges 9: 15
    And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow: and if not, let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.
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  • 2 Samuel 5: 11
    And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons: and they built David an house.
  • 2 Samuel 7: 2
    That the king said unto Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in an house of cedar, but the ark of God dwelleth within acurtains.
  • 2 Samuel 7: 7
    In all the places wherein I have walked with all the children of Israel spake I a word with any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people Israel, saying, Why build ye not me an house of cedar?
  • 1 Kings 4: 33
    And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
  • 1 Kings 5: 6
    Now therefore command thou that they hew me cedar trees out of Lebanon; and my servants shall be with thy servants: and unto thee will I give hire for thy servants according to all that thou shalt appoint: for thou knowest that there is not among us any that can skill to hew timber like unto the Sidonians.
  • 1 Kings 5: 8
    And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have considered the things which thou sentest to me for: and I will do all thy desire concerning timber of cedar, and concerning timber of fir.
  • 1 Kings 5: 10
    So Hiram gave Solomon cedar trees and fir trees according to all his desire.
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  • 1 Kings 6: 9-10
    So he built the house, and finished it; and covered the house with beams and boards of cedar.
    And then he built chambers against all the house, five cubits high: and they rested on the house with timber of cedar.
  • 1 Kings 6: 15-16
    And he built the walls of the house within with boards of cedar, both the floor of the house, and the walls of the cieling: and he covered them on the inside with wood, and covered the floor of the house with planks of fir.
    And he built twenty cubits on the sides of the house, both the floor and the walls with boards of cedar: he even built them for it within, even for the oracle, even for the most holy place.
  • 1 Kings 6: 18
    And the cedar of the house within was carved with knops and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen.
  • 1 Kings 6: 20
    And the oracle in the forepart was twenty cubits in length, and twenty cubits in breadth, and twenty cubits in the height thereof: and he overlaid it with pure gold; and so covered the altar which was of cedar.
  • 1 Kings 6: 36
    And he built the inner court with three rows of hewed stone, and a row of cedar beams.
  • 1 Kings 7: 2-3
    He built also the house of the forest of Lebanon; the length thereof was an hundred cubits, and the breadth thereof fifty cubits, and the height thereof thirty cubits, upon four rows of cedar pillars, with cedar beams upon the pillars.
    And it was covered with cedar above upon the beams, that lay on forty five pillars, fifteen in a row.
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  • 1 Kings 7: 7
    Then he made a porch for the throne where he might judge, even the porch of judgment: and it was covered with cedar from one side of the floor to the other.
  • 1 Kings 7: 11-12
    And above were costly stones, after the measures of hewed stones, and cedars.
    And the great court round about was with three rows of hewed stones, and a row of cedar beams, both for the inner court of the house of the Lord, and for the porch of the house.
  • 1 Kings 9: 11
    (Now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his desire,) that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
  • 1 Kings 10: 27
    And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycomore trees that are in the vale, for abundance.
  • 2 Kings 14: 9
    And Jehoash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle.
  • 2 Kings 19: 23
    By thy messengers thou hast reproached the Lord, and hast said, With the multitude of my chariots I am come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon, and will cut down the tall cedar trees thereof, and the choice fir trees thereof: and I will enter into the lodgings of his borders, and into the forest of his Carmel.
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  • 1 Chronicles 14: 1
    Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and timber of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build him an house.
  • 1 Chronicles 17: 1
    Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house of cedars, but the ark of the covenant of the Lord remaineth under curtains.
  • 1 Chronicles 17: 6
    Wheresoever I have walked with all Israel, spake I a word to any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people, saying, Why have ye not built me an house of cedars?
  • 1 Chronicles 22: 4
    Also cedar trees in abundance: for the Zidonians and they of Tyre brought much cedar wood to David.
  • 2 Chronicles 1: 15
    And the king made silver and gold at Jerusalem as plenteous as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that are in the vale for abundance.
  • 2 Chronicles 2: 3
    And Solomon sent to Huram the king of Tyre, saying, As thou didst deal with David my father, and didst send him cedars to build him an house to dwell therein, even so deal with me.
  • 2 Chronicles 2: 8
    Send me also cedar trees, fir trees, and algum trees, out of Lebanon: for I know that thy servants can skill to cut timber in Lebanon; and, behold, my servants shall be with thy servants,
  • 2 Chronicles 9: 27
    And the king made silver in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that are in the low plains in abundance.
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  • 2 Chronicles 25: 18
    And Joash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle.
  • Ezra 3: 7
    They gave money also unto the masons, and to the carpenters; and meat, and drink, and oil, unto them of Zidon, and to them of Tyre, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea of Joppa, according to the grant that they had of Cyrus king of Persia.
  • Job 40: 17
    He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together.
  • Psalm 29: 5
    The voice of the Lord breaketh the cedars; yea, the Lord breaketh the cedars of Lebanon.
  • Psalm 80: 10
    The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars.
  • Psalm 92: 12
    The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
  • Psalm 104: 16
    The trees of the Lord are full of sap; the cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted;
  • Psalm 148: 9
    Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars:
  • The Song of Solomon 1: 17
    The beams of our house are cedar, and our rafters of fir.
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  • The Song of Solomon 5: 15
    His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine gold: his countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.
  • The Song of Solomon 8: 9
    If she be a wall, we will build upon her a palace of silver: and if she be a door, we will inclose her with boards of cedar.
  • Isaiah 2: 13
    And upon all the cedars of Lebanon, that are high and lifted up, and upon all the oaks of Bashan,
  • Isaiah 9: 10
    The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones: the sycomores are cut down, but we will change them into cedars.
  • Isaiah 14: 8
    8 Yea, the fir trees rejoice at thee, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since thou art laid down, no feller is come up against us.
  • Isaiah 37: 24
    By thy servants hast thou reproached the Lord, and hast said, By the multitude of my chariots am I come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon; and I will cut down the tall cedars thereof, and the choice fir trees thereof: and I will enter into the height of his border, and the forest of his Carmel.
  • Isaiah 41: 19
    I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the shittah tree, and the myrtle, and the oil tree; I will set in the desert the fir tree, and the pine, and the box tree together:
  • Isaiah 44: 14
    He heweth him down cedars, and taketh the cypress and the oak, which he strengtheneth for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it.
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  • Jeremiah 22: 7
    And I will prepare destroyers against thee, every one with his weapons: and they shall cut down thy choice cedars, and cast them into the fire.
  • Jeremiah 22: 14-15
    That saith, I will build me a wide house and large chambers, and cutteth him out windows; and it is cieled with cedar, and painted with vermilion.
    Shalt thou reign, because thou closest thyself in cedar? did not thy father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice, and then it was well with him?
  • Jeremiah 22: 23
    O inhabitant of Lebanon, that makest thy nest in the cedars, how gracious shalt thou be when pangs come upon thee, the pain as of a woman in travail!
  • Ezekial 17: 3, 22-23
    And say, Thus saith the Lord God; A great eagle with great wings, longwinged, full of feathers, which had divers colours, came unto Lebanon, and took the highest branch of the cedar:
  • Ezekial 17: 22-23
    Thus saith the Lord God; I will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one, and will plant it upon an high mountain and eminent:
    In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell.
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  • Ezekial 27: 5
    They have made all thy ship boards of fir trees of Senir: they have taken cedars from Lebanon to make masts for thee.
  • Ezekial 27: 24
    These were thy merchants in all sorts of things, in blue clothes, and broidered work, and in chests of rich apparel, bound with cords, and made of cedar, among thy merchandise.
  • Ezekial 31: 3
    Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.
  • Ezekial 31: 8
    The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him: the fir trees were not like his boughs, and the chesnut trees were not like his branches; nor any tree in the garden of God was like unto him in his beauty.
  • Amos 2: 9
    Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath.
  • Zephaniah 2: 14
    And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the nations: both the cormorant and the bittern shall lodge in the upper lintels of it; their voice shall sing in the windows; desolation shall be in the thresholds: for he shall uncover the cedar work.
  • Zechariah 11: 1-2
    Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.
    Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: CINNAMON

  • Exodus 30: 23
    Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels,
  • Proverbs 7: 17
    I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
  • The Song of Solomon 4: 14
    Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:
  • Revelations 18: 13
    And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: CYPRESS

  • Isaiah 44: 14
    He heweth him down cedars, and taketh the cypress and the oak, which he strengtheneth for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: FIR

  • 2 Samuel 6: 5
    And David and all the house of Israel played before the Lord on all manner of instruments made of fir wood, even on harps, and on psalteries, and on timbrels, and on cornets, and on cymbals.
  • 1 Kings 5: 8
    And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have considered the things which thou sentest to me for: and I will do all thy desire concerning timber of cedar, and concerning timber of fir.
  • 1 Kings 5: 10
    So Hiram gave Solomon cedar trees and fir trees according to all his desire.
  • 1 Kings 6: 15
    And he built the walls of the house within with boards of cedar, both the floor of the house, and the walls of the cieling: and he covered them on the inside with wood, and covered the floor of the house with planks of fir.
  • 1 Kings 6: 34
    And the two doors were of fir tree: the two leaves of the one door were folding, and the two leaves of the other door were folding.
  • 1 Kings 9: 11
    (Now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his desire,) that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
  • 2 Kings 19: 23
    By thy messengers thou hast reproached the Lord, and hast said, With the amultitude of my chariots I am come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon, and will cut down the tall cedar trees thereof, and the choice fir trees thereof: and I will enter into the lodgings of his borders, and into the forest of his Carmel.
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  • 2 Chronicles 2: 8
    Send me also cedar trees, fir trees, and algum trees, out of Lebanon: for I know that thy servants can skill to cut timber in Lebanon; and, behold, my servants shall be with thy servants,
  • 2 Chronicles 3: 5
    And the greater house he cieled with fir tree, which he overlaid with fine gold, and set thereon palm trees and chains.
  • Psalm 104: 17
    Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.
  • The Song of Solomon 1: 17
    The beams of our house are cedar, and our rafters of fir.
  • Isaiah 14: 8
    Yea, the fir trees rejoice at thee, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since thou art laid down, no feller is come up against us.
  • Isaiah 37: 24
    By thy servants hast thou reproached the Lord, and hast said, By the multitude of my chariots am I come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon; and I will cut down the tall cedars thereof, and the choice fir trees thereof: and I will enter into the height of his border, and the forest of his Carmel.
  • Isaiah 41: 19
    I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the shittah tree, and the myrtle, and the oil tree; I will set in the desert the fir tree, and the pine, and the box tree together:
  • Isaiah 55: 13
    Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the Lord for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
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  • Isaiah 60: 13
    The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of my feet glorious.
  • Ezekial 27: 5
    They have made all thy ship boards of fir trees of Senir: they have taken cedars from Lebanon to make masts for thee.
  • Ezekial 31: 8
    The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him: the fir trees were not like his boughs, and the chesnut trees were not like his branches; nor any tree in the garden of God was like unto him in his beauty.
  • Hosea 14: 8
    Ephraim shall say, What have I to do any more with idols? I have heard him, and observed him: I am like a green fir tree. From me is thy fruit found.
  • Nahum 2: 3
    The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet: the chariots shall be with flaming torches in the day of his preparation, and the fir trees shall be terribly shaken.
  • Zechariah 11: 2
    Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: FRANKINCENSE

  • Exodus 30: 34
    And the Lord said unto Moses, Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a like weight:
  • Leviticus 2: 1-2
    And when any will offer a meat offering unto the Lord, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil upon it, and put frankincense thereon:
    And he shall bring it to Aaron’s sons the priests: and he shall take thereout his handful of the flour thereof, and of the oil thereof, with all the frankincense thereof; and the priest shall burn the memorial of it upon the altar, to be an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the Lord:
  • Leviticus 2: 15-16
    And thou shalt put oil upon it, and lay frankincense thereon: it is a meat offering.
    And the priest shall burn the memorial of it, part of the beaten corn thereof, and part of the oil thereof, with all the frankincense thereof: it is an offering made by fire unto the Lord.
  • Leviticus 5: 11
    But if he be not able to bring two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, then he that sinned shall bring for his offering the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering; he shall put no oil upon it, neither shall he put any frankincense thereon: for it is a sin offering.
  • Leviticus 6: 15
    And he shall take of it his handful, of the flour of the meat offering, and of the oil thereof, and all the frankincense which is upon the meat offering, and shall burn it upon the altar for a sweet savour, even the memorial of it, unto the Lord.
  • Leviticus 24: 7
    And thou shalt put pure frankincense upon each row, that it may be on the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by fire unto the Lord.
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  • Numbers 5: 15
    Then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is an offering of jealousy, an offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to remembrance.
  • 1 Chronicles 9: 29
    Some of them also were appointed to oversee the vessels, and all the instruments of the sanctuary, and the fine flour, and the wine, and the oil, and the frankincense, and the spices.
  • Nehemiah 13: 5
    And he had prepared for him a great chamber, where aforetime they laid the meat offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels, and the tithes of the corn, the new wine, and the oil, which was commanded to be given to the Levites, and the singers, and the porters; and the offerings of the priests.
  • Nehemiah 13: 9
    Then I commanded, and they cleansed the chambers: and thither brought I again the vessels of the house of God, with the meat offering and the frankincense.
  • The Song of Solomon 3: 6
    Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant?
  • The Song of Solomon 4: 6
    Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, and to the hill of frankincense.
  • The Song of Solomon 4: 14
    Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:
  • Matthew 2: 11
    And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.
  • Revelations 18: 13
    And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: GALBANUM

  • Exodus 30: 34
    And the Lord said unto Moses, Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a like weight:

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Healing Oils of the Bible: HYSSOP

  • Exodus 12: 22
    And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning.
  • Leviticus 14: 4
    Then shall the priest command to take for him that is to be cleansed two birds alive and clean, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:
  • Leviticus 14: 6
    As for the living bird, he shall take it, and the cedar wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop, and shall dip them and the living bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the running water:
  • Leviticus 14: 49
    And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:
  • Leviticus 14: 51-52
    And he shall take the cedar wood, and the hyssop, and the scarlet, and the living bird, and dip them in the blood of the slain bird, and in the running water, and sprinkle the house seven times:
    And he shall cleanse the house with the blood of the bird, and with the running water, and with the living bird, and with the cedar wood, and with the hyssop, and with the scarlet:
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  • Numbers 19: 6
    And the priest shall take cedar wood, and hyssop, and scarlet, and cast it into the midst of the burning of the heifer.
  • Numbers 19: 18
    And a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it upon the tent, and upon all the vessels, and upon the persons that were there, and upon him that touched a bone, or one slain, or one dead, or a grave:
  • 1 Kings 4: 33
    And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
  • Psalm 51: 7
    Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
  • John 19: 29
    Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth.
  • Hebrews 9: 19
    For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people,

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Healing Oils of the Bible: JUNIPER

  • 1 Kings 19: 4-5
    But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.
    And as he lay and slept under a juniper tree, behold, then an angel touched him, and said unto him, Arise and eat.
  • Job 30: 4
    Who cut up mallows by the bushes, and juniper roots for their meat.
  • Psalm 120: 4
    Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of juniper.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: MYRRH

  • 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 spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
  • Genesis 43: 11
    And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits of the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds:
  • Exodus 30: 23
    Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels,
  • Esther 2: 12
    Now when every maid’s turn was come to go in to king Ahasuerus, after that she had been twelve months, according to the manner of the women, (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, to wit, six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with sweet odours, and with other things for the purifying of the women;)
  • Psalm 45: 8
    All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad.
  • Proverbs 7: 17
    I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
  • The Song of Solomon 1: 13
    A bundle of myrrh is my wellbeloved unto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts.
  • The Song of Solomon 3: 6
    Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant?
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  • The Song of Solomon 4: 6
    Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, and to the hill of frankincense.
  • The Song of Solomon 4: 14
    Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:
  • The Song of Solomon 5: 1
    I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.
  • The Song of Solomon 5: 5
    I rose up to open to my beloved; and my hands dropped with myrrh, and my fingers with sweet smelling myrrh, upon the handles of the lock.
  • The Song of Solomon 5: 13
    His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dropping sweet smelling myrrh.
  • Matthew 2: 11
    And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.
  • Mark 15: 23
    And they gave him to drink wine mingled with myrrh: but he received it not.
  • John 19: 39
    And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound weight.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: MYRTLE

  • Nehemiah 8: 15
    And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, and pine branches, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.
  • Isaiah 41: 19
    I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the shittah tree, and the myrtle, and the oil tree; I will set in the desert the fir tree, and the pine, and the box tree together:
  • Isaiah 55: 13
    Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the Lord for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
  • Zechariah 1: 8
    I saw by night, and behold a man riding upon a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle trees that were in the bottom; and behind him were there red horses, speckled, and white.
  • Zechariah 1: 10-11
    And the man that stood among the myrtle trees answered and said, These are they whom the Lord hath sent to walk to and fro through the earth.
    And they answered the angel of the Lord that stood among the myrtle trees, and said, We have walked to and fro through the earth, and, behold, all the earth sitteth still, and is at rest.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: PINE

  • Nehemiah 8: 15
    And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, and pine branches, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.
  • Isaiah 41: 19
    I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the shittah tree, and the myrtle, and the oil tree; I will set in the desert the fir tree, and the pine, and the box tree together:
  • Isaiah 60: 13
    The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of my feet glorious.

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Healing Oils of the Bible: SPIKENARD

  • The Song of Solomon 1: 12
    While the king sitteth at his table, my spikenard sendeth forth the smell thereof.
  • The Song of Solomon 4: 13-14
    Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits; camphire, with spikenard,
    Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:
  • Mark 14: 3
    And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard very precious; and she brake the box, 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 odour of the ointment.

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