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Exodus 30:22-38 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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22 Then the LORD said to Moses, 22 Then the LORD said to Moses,
23 "Collect choice spices -- 12 1/2 pounds of pure myrrh, 6 1/4 pounds each of cinnamon and of sweet cane, 23 "Take the following fine spices: 500 shekels of liquid myrrh, half as much (that is, 250 shekels) of fragrant cinnamon, 250 shekels of fragrant cane,
24 12 1/2 pounds of cassia, and one gallon of olive oil. 24 500 shekels of cassia--all according to the sanctuary shekel--and a hin of olive oil.
25 Blend these ingredients into a holy anointing oil. 25 Make these into a sacred anointing oil, a fragrant blend, the work of a perfumer. It will be the sacred anointing oil.
26 Use this scented oil to anoint the Tabernacle, the Ark of the Covenant, 26 Then use it to anoint the Tent of Meeting, the ark of the Testimony,
27 the table and all its utensils, the lampstand and all its accessories, the incense altar, 27 the table and all its articles, the lampstand and its accessories, the altar of incense,
28 the altar of burnt offering with all its utensils, and the large washbasin with its pedestal. 28 the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and the basin with its stand.
29 Sanctify them to make them entirely holy. After this, whatever touches them will become holy. 29 You shall consecrate them so they will be most holy, and whatever touches them will be holy.
30 Use this oil also to anoint Aaron and his sons, sanctifying them so they can minister before me as priests. 30 "Anoint Aaron and his sons and consecrate them so they may serve me as priests.
31 And say to the people of Israel, 'This will always be my holy anointing oil. 31 Say to the Israelites, 'This is to be my sacred anointing oil for the generations to come.
32 It must never be poured on the body of an ordinary person, and you must never make any of it for yourselves. It is holy, and you must treat it as holy. 32 Do not pour it on men's bodies and do not make any oil with the same formula. It is sacred, and you are to consider it sacred.
33 Anyone who blends scented oil like it or puts any of it on someone who is not a priest will be cut off from the community.'" 33 Whoever makes perfume like it and whoever puts it on anyone other than a priest must be cut off from his people.' "
34 These were the LORD's instructions to Moses concerning the incense: "Gather sweet spices -- resin droplets, mollusk scent, galbanum, and pure frankincense -- weighing out the same amounts of each. 34 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Take fragrant spices--gum resin, onycha and galbanum--and pure frankincense, all in equal amounts,
35 Using the usual techniques of the incense maker, refine it to produce a pure and holy incense. 35 and make a fragrant blend of incense, the work of a perfumer. It is to be salted and pure and sacred.
36 Beat some of it very fine and put some of it in front of the Ark of the Covenant, where I will meet with you in the Tabernacle. This incense is most holy. 36 Grind some of it to powder and place it in front of the Testimony in the Tent of Meeting, where I will meet with you. It shall be most holy to you.
37 Never make this incense for yourselves. It is reserved for the LORD, and you must treat it as holy. 37 Do not make any incense with this formula for yourselves; consider it holy to the LORD.
38 Those who make it for their own enjoyment will be cut off from the community." 38 Whoever makes any like it to enjoy its fragrance must be cut off from his people."