New International Version
All your robes are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia; from palaces adorned with ivory the music of the strings makes you glad.
King James Bible
All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad.
Darby Bible Translation
Myrrh and aloes, cassia, are all thy garments; out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made thee glad.
World English Bible
All your garments smell like myrrh, aloes, and cassia. Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made you glad.
Young's Literal Translation
Myrrh and aloes, cassia! all thy garments, Out of palaces of ivory Stringed instruments have made thee glad.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
All thy garments smell of myrrh - The Asiatics are very partial to perfumes; every thing with them is perfumed, and especially their garments. And the ivory palaces mentioned are the wardrobes inlaid with ivory, in which their numerous changes of raiment were deposited. Myrrh and aloes are well known; cassia is probably the bark or wood of the cinnamon tree. These with frankincense, galbanum and other odoriferous drugs, were and are frequently used in the perfumes of the Asiatic nations.
Whereby they have made thee glad - Referring to the effect of strong perfumes refreshing and exhilarating the spirits.
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"Forget also thine own" (Ps. xlv. 10). We, too, like the ancient Levites, must be "consecrated every one upon our son and upon our brother," and "forget our kindred and our father's house" in every sense in which they could hinder our full liberty and service for the Lord. We, too, must let our business go if it stands between us and the Lord, and in any case let it henceforth be His business and His alone, pursued for Him, controlled by Him, and its profits wholly dedicated to Him, and used as He …
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Letter Lxv. To Principia.
He was accompanied by Nicodemus, the man who earlier had visited Jesus at night. Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about seventy-five pounds.
"Like valleys they spread out, like gardens beside a river, like aloes planted by the LORD, like cedars beside the waters.
1 Kings 10:18
Then the king made a great throne covered with ivory and overlaid with fine gold.
praise him with timbrel and dancing, praise him with the strings and pipe,
I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon.
Song of Solomon 1:13
My beloved is to me a sachet of myrrh resting between my breasts.
Song of Solomon 4:14
nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with every kind of incense tree, with myrrh and aloes and all the finest spices.
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