22 Then the Lord said to Moses,23 “Take the following fine spices: 500 shekels[a] of liquid myrrh, half as much (that is, 250 shekels) of fragrant cinnamon, 250 shekels[b] of fragrant calamus,24 500 shekels of cassia—all according to the sanctuary shekel—and a hin[c] of olive 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 Then use it to anoint the tent of meeting, the ark of the covenant law,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.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.
Exodus 30:23That is, about 12 1/2 pounds or about 5.8 kilograms; also in verse 24
Exodus 30:23That is, about 6 1/4 pounds or about 2.9 kilograms
Exodus 30:24That is, probably about 1 gallon or about 3.8 liters
16 “Eleazar son of Aaron, the priest, is to have charge of the oil for the light, the fragrant incense, the regular grain offering and the anointing oil. He is to be in charge of the entire tabernacle and everything in it, including its holy furnishings and articles.”
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