Aloes Lign Aloes
Aloes, Lign Aloes (in Heb. Ahalim, Ahaloth), the name of a costly and sweet-smelling wood which is mentioned in Num. 24:6; Ps. 45:8; Prov. 7:17; Song. 4:14; John 19:39. It is usually identified with the Aquilaria agallochum, an aromatic wood much valued in India. This tree sometimes grows to the height of 120 feet, being 12 feet in girth.