The Origin of Holy Anointing Oil - Exodus 30

And thou shalt make an altar to burn incense upon:  of shittim wood shalt thou make it.  Exodus 30:1 KJV

Exodus 30:2 A cubit shall  be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof;  foursquare shall it be: and two cubits shall be the height  thereof: the horns thereof shall be of the same. 

Exodus 30:3 And  thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, the top thereof, and the  sides thereof round about, and the horns thereof; and thou  shalt make unto it a crown of gold round about. 

Exodus 30:4 And  two golden rings shalt thou make to it under the crown of it, by the two corners thereof, upon the two sides of it shalt  thou make it; and they shall be for places for the staves to  bear it withal. 

Exodus 30:5 And thou shalt make the staves of  shittim wood, and overlay them with gold. 

Exodus 30:6 And thou  shalt put it before the vail that is by the ark of the  testimony, before the mercy seat that is over the  testimony, where I will meet with thee. 

Exodus 30:7 And Aaron  shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning: when he  dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it. 

Exodus 30:8  And when Aaron lighteth the lamps at even, he shall burn  incense upon it, a perpetual incense before the LORD  throughout your generations. 

Exodus 30:9 Ye shall offer no  strange incense thereon, nor burnt sacrifice, nor meat  offering; neither shall ye pour drink offering thereon.   

Exodus 30:10 And Aaron shall make an atonement upon the  horns of it once in a year with the blood of the sin offering  of atonements: once in the year shall he make atonement  upon it throughout your generations: it is most holy unto  the LORD.  

Exodus 30:11 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,  

Exodus 30:12 When thou takest the sum of the children of Israel  after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom  for his soul unto the LORD, when thou numberest them;  that there be no plague among them, when thou numberest  them. 

Exodus 30:13 This they shall give, every one that passeth  among them that are numbered, half a shekel after the  shekel of the sanctuary: (a shekel is twenty gerahs:) an  half shekel shall be the offering of the LORD. 

Exodus 30:14  Every one that passeth among them that are numbered, from  twenty years old and above, shall give an offering unto the  LORD. 

Exodus 30:15 The rich shall not give more, and the poor  shall not give less than half a shekel, when they give an  offering unto the LORD, to make an atonement for your  souls. 

Exodus 30:16 And thou shalt take the atonement money of  the children of Israel, and shalt appoint it for the service of  the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a  memorial unto the children of Israel before the LORD, to  make an atonement for your souls.  

Exodus 30:17 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,  

Exodus 30:18 Thou shalt also make a laver of brass, and his  foot also of brass, to wash withal: and thou shalt put it  between the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar,  and thou shalt put water therein. 

Exodus 30:19 For Aaron and his  sons shall wash their hands and their feet thereat: 

Exodus 30:20  When they go into the tabernacle of the congregation, they  shall wash with water, that they die not; or when they come  near to the altar to minister, to burn offering made by fire  unto the LORD: 

Exodus 30:21 So they shall wash their hands and  their feet, that they die not: and it shall be a statute for ever  to them, even to him and to his seed throughout their  generations.  

Exodus 30:22 Moreover the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,  

Exodus 30:23 Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure  myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half  so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of  sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels, 

Exodus 30:24  And of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the  sanctuary, and of oil olive an hin: 

Exodus 30:25 And thou shalt  make it an oil of holy ointment, an ointment compound after  the art of the apothecary: it shall be an holy anointing oil.  

Exodus 30:26 And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of the  congregation therewith, and the ark of the testimony,  

Exodus 30:27 And the table and all his vessels, and the  candlestick and his vessels, and the altar of incense, 

Exodus 30:28  And the altar of burnt offering with all his vessels, and the  laver and his foot. 

Exodus 30:29 And thou shalt sanctify them,  that they may be most holy: whatsoever toucheth them shall  be holy. 

Exodus 30:30 And thou shalt anoint Aaron and his sons,  and consecrate them, that they may minister unto me in  the priest’s office. 

Exodus 30:31 And thou shalt speak unto the  children of Israel, saying, This shall be an holy anointing oil  unto me throughout your generations. 

Exodus 30:32 Upon man’s  flesh shall it not be poured, neither shall ye make any  other like it, after the composition of it: it is holy, and it  shall be holy unto you. 

Exodus 30:33 Whosoever compoundeth  any like it, or whosoever putteth any of it upon a  stranger, shall even be cut off from his people.   

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: 

Exodus 30:35 And thou shalt make it a perfume, a  confection after the art of the apothecary, tempered  together, pure and holy: 

Exodus 30:36 And thou shalt beat  some of it very small, and put of it before the testimony in  the tabernacle of the congregation, where I will meet with  thee: it shall be unto you most holy. 

Exodus 30:37 And as for  the perfume which thou shalt make, ye shall not make to  yourselves according to the composition thereof: it shall be  unto thee holy for the LORD. 

Exodus 30:38 Whosoever shall  make like unto that, to smell thereto, shall even be cut off  from his people.