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"Some Bible Spices"

For thousands of years, the Seven Species have played an important role in the food of Jews in Israel and the religious traditions of Judaism.

As I have said, before it is amazing how God has placed everything in front of us, to be healthy, and do the right things, act the right way, etc.

I have listed some of the spices below that is from the bible and in hopes they will help you know which ones we can eat and use in our foods today!

Many references to these basic foods can be found in Bible. The Mishna states that only first fruits of the Seven Species could be brought to the Temple in Jerusalem as offerings. Wheat fields, vineyards and olive groves are still a salient feature of the Israeli landscape today. Figs, pomegranates and dates are common ingredients in the cuisine of Israel.

Wheat and barley

The ancient Israelites cultivated both wheat and barley. These two grains are mentioned first in the biblical list of the Seven Species of the land of Israel and their importance as food in ancient Israelite cuisine is also seen in the celebration of the barley harvest at the festival of Shavuot and of the wheat harvest at the festival of Sukkot.


Grapes were used mainly for the production of wine, although they were also eaten fresh and dried.


Figs were cultivated throughout the land of Israel and fresh or dried figs were part of the daily diet. A common way of preparing dried figs was to chop them and press them into a cake. Figs are frequently mentioned in the Bible 1 Samuel 25:18, 1 Samuel 30:12 and 1 Chronicles 12:41


Pomegranates were usually eaten fresh, although occasionally they were used to make juice or wine, or sun-dried for use when the fresh fruit was out of season. They probably played a minor part in Israelite cuisine, but were symbolically important, as adornments on the hem of the robe of the high priest and the Temple pillars, and embossed on coinage.


The olive was a major element in the seven species. Olive oil was used not only for food and for cooking, but also for lighting, sacrificial offerings, ointment, and anointment for priestly or royal office.


Dates were eaten fresh or dried, but were used mostly boiled into thick, long-lasting syrup called “date honey” (dvash temarim) for use as a sweetener. The honey in the Biblical reference of “a land flowing with milk and honey” Exodus 3:8 is date honey.

Modern significance

The seven species are traditionally eaten on Tu Bishvat, the Jewish "New Year for Trees", on Sukkot, the "Festival of Booths", and on Shavuot, the "Festival of Weeks". In halakha (Jewish law), they are considered more important than other fruits, and a special berakhah (blessing) is recited after eating them. Additionally, the blessing prior to eating them precedes those of other food items, except for bread.

I have listed them below, there may be more than I have listed, if there is please let me know , so I can list them here! Thanks!


Exodus 30:33 Whoever compounds any like it or put any of it upon and outsider shall be cutt off from his people. Symbol Of The Holy Spirit

Holy Anointing Oil

Myrrh , Sweet Cinnamon, Fragrant Calamus, Cassia, Oilive Oil

Sweet Spices

Stacte , Onycha , Galbanum, Pure Frankinsense

Exodus 30:37- 38 Any the incense which you shall make according to its composition you shall not make yourselves, it shall be to you holy to the Lord.

38 - Whoever makes any like it for perfume shall be cutt off from it's people.

Exodus 29:2 Unleavened Bread, unleavened cakes, unleavened wafers, mixed with oil, cakes, wafers spread with oil of fine flour.



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