-An indigenous plant to western Asia and northern Africa 1 Kings 4:33

-The Israelites used, in sprinkling the blood of the paschal lamb upon the lintels of their doors Exodus



-In sprinkling blood in purifications Leviticus 14:4, 6, 51, 52; Hebrews 9:19

-Used in the sacrifices of separation Numbers 19:6

-Used in giving Jesus vinegar on the cross John 19:29

-FIGURATIVE .Of spiritual cleansing Psalm 51:7