The Incense

34 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Take for yourself spices—stacte, onycha, and galbanum, spices and pure frankincense; there shall be an equal part of each. 35 You shall make incense from it all, a skillful mixture, the work of a perfumer, salted, pure, and holy. 36 And you shall crush some of it very fine, and put part of it in front of the testimony in the tent of meeting (A)where I will meet with you; it shall be most holy to you. 37 And the incense which you shall make, (B)you shall not make in [a]the same proportions for yourselves; it shall be holy to you for the Lord. 38 (C)Whoever makes any like it, to [b]use as perfume, [c]shall be cut off from his people.”

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 30:37 Lit its proportion
  2. Exodus 30:38 Lit smell of it
  3. Exodus 30:38 Lit even he shall