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Bark of an oriental tree (Cinnamomum cassia Blume) related to cinnamon. One of the ingredients used to make anointing oil ( Exodus 30:24 ), it was acquired through trade with Tyre (Ezekiel 27:19 ) and was desired for its aromatic qualities (Psalm 45:8 ). One of Job's daughters was named Kezia(h) (Job 42:14 ), a name that means “cassia.”

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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 'Cassia'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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