22 Moreover the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 23 “Also take for yourself uquality spices—five hundred shekels of liquid vmyrrh, half as much sweet-smelling cinnamon (two hundred and fifty shekels), two hundred and fifty shekels of sweet-smelling wcane, 24 five hundred shekels of xcassia, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, and a yhin of olive oil. 25 And you shall make from these a holy anointing oil, an ointment compounded according to the art of the perfumer. It shall be za holy anointing oil. 26 aWith it you shall anoint the tabernacle of meeting and the ark of the Testimony; 27 the table and all its utensils, the lampstand and its utensils, and the altar of incense; 28 the altar of burnt offering with all its utensils, and the laver and its base. 29 You shall consecrate them, that they may be most holy; bwhatever touches them must be holy. 30 cAnd you shall anoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may minister to Me as priests.
31 “And you shall speak to the children of Israel, saying: ‘This shall be a holy anointing oil to Me throughout your generations. 32 It shall not be poured on man’s flesh; nor shall you make any other like it, according to its composition. dIt is holy, and it shall be holy to you. 33 eWhoever 8compounds any like it, or whoever puts any of it on an outsider, fshall be 9cut off from his people.’ ”
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