a vegetable resin, brittle, glittering, and of a bitter taste, used for the purpose of sacrificial fumigation. (Exodus 30:34-36) It was called frank because of the freeness with which, when burned, it gives forth its odor. It burns for a long time, with a steady flame. It is obtained by successive incisions in the bark […]

-An ingredient of the sacred oil Ex 30:34 -Used with showbread Le 24:7 -Used with meat offerings Le 2:1,2,15,16; 6:15 -Prohibited, in sin offerings when they consist of turtledoves or pigeons Le 5:11 -In making an offering of memorial Nu 5:15 -A perfume So 3:6 -Commerce in Re 18:11-13 -Used as an incense Isa 43:23; […]

(Heb. lebonah; Gr. libanos, i.e., “white”), an odorous resin imported from Arabia (Isa. 60:6; Jer. 6:20), yet also growing in Palestine (Cant. 4:14). It was one of the ingredients in the perfume of the sanctuary (Ex. 30:34), and was used as an accompaniment of the meat-offering (Lev. 2:1, 16; 6:15; 24:7). When burnt it emitted […]