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the name of some sweet perfume mentioned in Ecclus. 24:15. The Lignum rhodianum , is by some supposed to be the substance indicated by the aspalathus, the plant which yields it is the Convolvulus scoparius if Linnaeus.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A thorny shrub yielding a fragrant oil.

2. (n.) A genus of plants of the natural order Leguminosae. The species are chiefly natives of the Cape of Good Hope.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

as-pal'-a-thus (aspalathos): An aromatic plant mentioned in Ecclesiasticus 24:15 the King James Version, where "wisdom" says, "I gave a sweet smell like cinnamon and aspalathus," etc. It would appear, from a reference in Pliny, to have been a prickly shrub, the wood of which was scented, but nothing certain is known about it.


That There are Some virtues which Divine Love Raises to a Higher ...
... of those virtues which are purely human; as the lovely rainbow makes all the plants
upon which it lights odoriferous, but the aspalathus incomparably more so ...
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That Heavenly Providence Has Provided Men with a Most Abundant ...
... contempt of the world from the necessity of death, a thousand victories from out
of concupiscence; and, as the rainbow touching the thorn aspalathus makes it ...
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How Divine Love Makes Use of all the Passions and Affections of ...
... And as the rainbow touching the herb aspalathus deprives it of its own smell and
gives it another far more excellent, so sacred love touching our passions ...
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