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Alabaster

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A valuable calcareous spar, a hydro-sulphate of lime, used by the ancients for making vessels to hold valuable ointments. It is probable that 'breaking' ' the box means breaking the seal, to open the box. Matthew 26:7 ; Mark 14:3 ; Luke 7:37 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Alabaster '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/a/alabaster.html. 1897.

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