11 Then their father Israel(A) said to them, “If it must be, then do this: Put some of the best products(B) of the land in your bags and take them down to the man as a gift(C)—a little balm(D) and a little honey, some spices(E) and myrrh,(F) some pistachio nuts and almonds.

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23 “Take the following fine spices:(A) 500 shekels[a] of liquid myrrh,(B) half as much (that is, 250 shekels) of fragrant cinnamon,(C) 250 shekels[b] of fragrant calamus,(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 30:23 That is, about 12 1/2 pounds or about 5.8 kilograms; also in verse 24
  2. Exodus 30:23 That is, about 6 1/4 pounds or about 2.9 kilograms

All your robes are fragrant(A) with myrrh(B) and aloes(C) and cassia;(D)
    from palaces adorned with ivory(E)
    the music of the strings(F) makes you glad.

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17 I have perfumed my bed(A)
    with myrrh,(B) aloes and cinnamon.

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13 My beloved is to me a sachet of myrrh(A)
    resting between my breasts.

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11 On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him.(A) Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts(B) of gold, frankincense and myrrh.

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