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Galbanum

People's Dictionary of the Bible

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Galbanum. One of the ingredients of the sacred perfume (Exodus 30:34). It is a resinous gum of a brownish-yellow color, generally occurring in masses, and of a strong, disagreeable odor. When mixed with other fragrant substances, it made the perfume more lasting.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Galbanum'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​rpd/​g/galbanum.html. 1893.
 
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