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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Calamus

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One of the ingredients (Exodus 30:23) of the oil made specially for anointing the tabernacle (Exodus 30:26), its vessels (ib. 27-29), and the priests (ib. 30). The calamus reed was fragrant, and is therefore mentioned in the long list of spices and fragrant woods in Song of Solomon 4:14. It was one of the articles in which Tyre traded (Ezekiel 27:19). See REED

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Calamus'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/c/calamus.html. 1901.

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