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International Standard Bible EncyclopediaSTACTE
stak'-te (nataph, "drops" (Job 36:27); stakte, meaning "oozing out in drops"): One of the ingredients of the holy ointment (Exodus 30:34; Ecclesiasticus 24:15, margin "opobalsamum," the King James Version "storax"). The marginal reading is a concession to Jewish tradition, but see SPICE, (1). Dioscorides describes two kinds of stacte, one of pure myrrh and one of storax and a fat mixed. See MYRRH. This nataph must have been either myrrh "in drops," as it is collected, or some other fragrant gum, similarly collected, such, for example, as gum tragacanth.
Strong's Hebrew5198b. nataph -- perhaps stacte, a kind of gum
... 5198a, 5198b. nataph. 5199 . perhaps stacte, a kind of gum. Transliteration:
nataph Short Definition: stacte. Word Origin from nataph ...
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5198. nataph -- a drop
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Smith's Bible DictionaryStacte
(Heb. nataf) the name of one of the sweet spices which composed the holy incense. See (Exodus 30:34) --the only passage of Scripture in which the word occurs. Some identify the nataf with the gum of the storer tree (Styraz officinale), but all that is positively known is that it signifies an odorous distillation from some plant.
ATS Bible DictionaryStacte
One of the four ingredients composing the sacred perfume, Exodus 30:34,35. Some think the gum called storax is intended; but it is generally understood to be the purest king of myrrh; and as the Hebrew properly signifies a drop, it would seem to refer to myrrh as distilling, dropping form the tree of its own accord, without incision. So Pliny, speaking of the trees whence myrrh is produced, says, "Before any incision is made, they exude of their own accord what is called Stacte, to which no kind of myrrh is preferable."
Easton's Bible Dictionary(Hebrews nataph), one of the components of the perfume which was offered on the golden altar (Exodus 30:34; R.V. marg., "opobalsamum"). The Hebrew word is from a root meaning "to distil," and it has been by some interpreted as distilled myrrh. Others regard it as the gum of the storax tree, or rather shrub, the Styrax officinale. "The Syrians value this gum highly, and use it medicinally as an emulcent in pectoral complaints, and also in perfumery."
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary(n.) One of the sweet spices used by the ancient Jews in the preparation of incense. It was perhaps an oil or other form of myrrh or cinnamon, or a kind of storax.
ThesaurusStacte (1 Occurrence)
... of storax. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. STACTE. stak'-te ... gum tragacanth.
Multi-Version Concordance Stacte (1 Occurrence). Exodus 30 ...
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Incense (167 Occurrences)
Fragrant (30 Occurrences)
Drugs (8 Occurrences)
Myrrh (22 Occurrences)
Proportions (3 Occurrences)
Stadia (5 Occurrences)
Spices (64 Occurrences)
Spice (25 Occurrences)
Stacks (1 Occurrence)
Bible ConcordanceStacte (1 Occurrence)
Exodus 30:34 And the LORD said unto Moses, Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a like weight:
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