|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A fragrant ointment used as medication; a balm; a resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil.
2. (n.) A species of tree (Abies balsamea).
3. (n.) An annual garden plant (Impatiens balsamina) with beautiful flowers; balsamine.
4. (n.) Anything that heals, soothes, or restores.
5. (v. t.) To treat or anoint with balsam; to relieve, as with balsam; to render balsamic.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Balsam (10 Occurrences)
Genesis 37:25 And they sat down to eat bread; and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites came from Gilead; and their camels bore tragacanth, and balsam, and ladanum going to carry it down to Egypt. (DBY)
Genesis 43:11 And their father Israel said to them, If it is then so, do this: take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a gift: a little balsam and a little honey, tragacanth and ladanum, pistacia-nuts and almonds. (DBY)
2 Samuel 5:23 When David inquired of Yahweh, he said, "You shall not go up. Circle around behind them, and attack them over against the mulberry trees. (See NAS RSV NIV)
2 Samuel 5:24 It shall be, when you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then you shall stir yourself up; for then Yahweh has gone out before you to strike the army of the Philistines." (See NAS RSV NIV)
1 Chronicles 14:14 David inquired again of God; and God said to him, "You shall not go up after them. Turn away from them, and come on them over against the mulberry trees. (See NAS RSV NIV)
1 Chronicles 14:15 It shall be, when you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then you shall go out to battle; for God has gone out before you to strike the army of the Philistines." (See NAS RSV NIV)
Song of Songs 5:1 I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride; to take my myrrh with my spice; my wax with my honey; my wine with my milk. Take meat, O friends; take wine, yes, be overcome with love. (See NAS)
Song of Songs 5:13 His face is as beds of spices, giving out perfumes of every sort; his lips like lilies, dropping liquid myrrh. (See NAS)
Song of Songs 6:2 My loved one is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to take food in the gardens, and to get lilies. (See NAS)
Ezekiel 27:17 Judah, and the land of Israel, they were thy traffickers: they traded for thy merchandise wheat of Minnith, and pannag, and honey, and oil, and balm. (See JPS)