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Exodus 30:25

    Exodus 30:25 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And thou shalt make it an oil of holy ointment, an ointment compound after the art of the apothecary: it shall be an holy anointing oil.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And you shall make it an oil of holy ointment, an ointment compound after the are of the apothecary: it shall be an holy anointing oil.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And thou shalt make it a holy anointing oil, a perfume compounded after the art of the perfumer: it shall be a holy anointing oil.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And make these into a holy oil, a perfume made by the art of the perfume-maker; it is to be a holy oil.

    Webster's Revision

    And thou shalt make it a holy anointing oil, a perfume compounded after the art of the perfumer: it shall be a holy anointing oil.

    World English Bible

    You shall make it a holy anointing oil, a perfume compounded after the art of the perfumer: it shall be a holy anointing oil.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and thou shalt make it an holy anointing oil, a perfume compounded after the art of the perfumer: it shall be an holy anointing oil.

    Definitions for Exodus 30:25

    Apothecary - One who makes perfumes.
    Art - "Are"; second person singular.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 30:25

    After the art of the apothecary - The original, רקח rokeach, signifies a compounder or confectioner; any person who compounds drugs, aromatics, etc.

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 30:25

    An oil of holy ointment - Rather, a holy anointing oil.

    After the art of the apothecary - According to Jewish tradition, the essences of the spices were first extracted, and then mixed with the oil. The preparation of the anointing oil, as well as of the incense, was entrusted to Bezaleel Exodus 37:29, and the care of preserving it to Eleazar, the son of Aaron Numbers 4:16. In a later age, it was prepared by the sons of the priests 1 Chronicles 9:30.