In the Old Testament the rendering of besem, "fragrance" (2 Chronicles 16:14; Esther 2:12; Jeremiah 34:5, the Revised Version (British and American) "burnings"), and of one or two other words; in the New Testament of osme (John 12:3; Philippians 4:18; Ephesians 5:2 the Revised Version (British and American)); in Revelation 5:8; 18:13, of thumiama, where the Revised Version (British and American) (with the King James Version margin in former passage) has "incense."

See also SAVOR.

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