Anointing Oil

22 Then the LORD said to Moses,

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      23 “Take the following fine spices: 500 shekelsa of liquid myrrh, half as much (that is, 250 shekels) of fragrant cinnamon, 250 shekelsb of fragrant calamus,

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        • » 30:23 - That is, about 12 1/2 pounds or about 5.8 kilograms; also in verse 24
        • ¼ 30:23 - That is, about 6 1/4 pounds or about 2.9 kilograms
          24 500 shekels of cassia—all according to the sanctuary shekel—and a hinc of olive oil.

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            • ½ 30:24 - That is, probably about 1 gallon or about 3.8 liters
              25 Make these into a sacred anointing oil, a fragrant blend, the work of a perfumer. It will be the sacred anointing oil.

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              26 Then use it to anoint the tent of meeting, the ark of the covenant law,

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              27 the table and all its articles, the lampstand and its accessories, the altar of incense,
              28 the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and the basin with its stand.
              29 You shall consecrate them so they will be most holy, and whatever touches them will be holy.
              30 “Anoint Aaron and his sons and consecrate them so they may serve me as priests.
              31 Say to the Israelites, ‘This is to be my sacred anointing oil for the generations to come.

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              32 Do not pour it on anyone else’s body and do not make any other oil using the same formula. It is sacred, and you are to consider it sacred.

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                  33 Whoever makes perfume like it and puts it on anyone other than a priest must be cut off from their people.’ ”

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                  34 Then the LORD said to Moses, “Take fragrant spices—gum resin, onycha and galbanum—and pure frankincense, all in equal amounts,

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                  35 and make a fragrant blend of incense, the work of a perfumer. It is to be salted and pure and sacred.

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                      36 Grind some of it to powder and place it in front of the ark of the covenant law in the tent of meeting, where I will meet with you. It shall be most holy to you.

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                      37 Do not make any incense with this formula for yourselves; consider it holy to the LORD.

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                          38 Whoever makes incense like it to enjoy its fragrance must be cut off from their people.”

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