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Powders

POWDERS

pou'-derz ('abheqath rokhel):

The "powders of the merchant" in Song of Solomon 3:6 were probably perfumes, as they are associated with myrrh and frankincense in the account of the festal procession of the litter of Solomon. They may have been some sweet-scented wood in powder, or else some form of incense.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'POWDERS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.