The use of hyssop in the Old Testament (OT) and NT.

All scriptures cited below from the New International Version of the Bible found on www.biblegateway.com 
  1. Exodus 12:22 Take a bunch of hyssop, dip it into the blood in the basin and put some of the blood on the top and on both sides of the doorframe. None of you shall go out of the door of your house until morning.
  2. Leviticus 14:4 the priest shall order that two live clean birds and some cedar wood, scarlet yarn and hyssop be brought for the person to be cleansed.
  3. Leviticus 14:6 He is then to take the live bird and dip it, together with the cedar wood, the scarlet yarn and the hyssop, into the blood of the bird that was killed over the fresh water.
  4. Leviticus 14:49 To purify the house he is to take two birds and some cedar wood, scarlet yarn and hyssop.
  5. Leviticus 14:51 Then he is to take the cedar wood, the hyssop, the scarlet yarn and the live bird, dip them into the blood of the dead bird and the fresh water, and sprinkle the house seven times.
  6. Leviticus 14:52 He shall purify the house with the bird’s blood, the fresh water, the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop and the scarlet yarn.
  7. Numbers 19:6 The priest is to take some cedar wood, hyssop and scarlet wool and throw them onto the burning heifer.
  8. Numbers 19:18 Then a man who is ceremonially clean is to take some hyssop, dip it in the water and sprinkle the tent and all the furnishings and the people who were there. He must also sprinkle anyone who has touched a human bone or a grave or anyone who has been killed or anyone who has died a natural death.
  9. 1 Kings 4:33 He spoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also spoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish.
  10. Psalm 51:7 Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.
  11. John 19:29 A jar of wine vinegar was there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put the sponge on a stalk of the hyssopplant, and lifted it to Jesus’ lips.
  12. Hebrews 9:19 When Moses had proclaimed every command of the law to all the people, he took the blood of calves, together with water, scarlet wool and branches of hyssop, and sprinkled the scroll and all the people.  In Context

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