Moreover, the LORDspoke to Moses, saying,
23"Take also for yourself the finest of spices : of flowingmyrrhfivehundred shekels, and of fragrantcinnamonhalf as much, two hundred and fifty, and of fragrantcane two hundred and fifty,
and of cassiafivehundred, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oliveoil a hin.
"You shall makeaof these a holyanointingoil, a perfumemixture, the work of a perfumer ; it shall be 1a holyanointingoil.
"With it 2you shall anoint the tent of meeting and the ark of the testimony,
and the table and all its utensils, and the lampstand and its utensils, and the altar of incense,
and the altar of burntoffering and all its utensils, and the laver and its stand.
"You shall also consecrate them, that they may be mostholy ; whatevertouches them shall be holy.
"3You shall anointAaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may minister as priests to Me.
"You shall speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'This shall be a holyanointingoil to Me throughout your generations.
'It shall not be poured on banyone'sbody, nor shall you make any like it in cthe same proportions ; 4it is holy, and it shall be holy to you.
'5Whoever shall mix any like it or whoeverputsany of it on a dlaymane6shall be cutoff from his people.' "
Then the LORDsaid to Moses, "Take for yourself spices, stacte and onycha and galbanum, spices with purefrankincense ; there shall be an equal part of each.
"With it you shall makeincense, a perfume, the work of a perfumer, salted, pure, and holy.
"You shall beatsome of it veryfine, and put part of it before the testimony in the tent of meeting7where I will meet with you; it shall be mostholy to you.
"The incensewhich you shall make, 8you shall not make in fthe same proportions for yourselves; it shall be holy to you for the LORD.
"9Whoever shall make any like it, to guse as perfume, hshall be cutoff from his people."