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Holman Bible Dictionary

Balm of Gilead

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A substance known in the ancient world for its medical properties. Exported from Gilead to Egypt and Phoenicia (Genesis 37:25; Ezekiel 27:17 ). For the identification of this substance, see Balm .

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Balm of Gilead'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/b/balm-of-gilead.html. 1991.

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