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Altar Of Incense

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Exodus 37:25

Then he made the altar of incense of acacia wood: a cubit long and a cubit wide, square, and two cubits high; its horns were of one piece with it.

Exodus 30:3

"You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around, and its horns; and you shall make a gold molding all around for it.

Exodus 37:26

He overlaid it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around, and its horns; and he made a gold molding for it all around.

Exodus 30:4

"You shall make two gold rings for it under its molding; you shall make them on its two side walls--on opposite sides--and they shall be holders for poles with which to carry it.

Exodus 37:27

He made two golden rings for it under its molding, on its two sides--on opposite sides--as holders for poles with which to carry it.

Exodus 30:5

"You shall make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

Exodus 39:38

and the gold altar, and the anointing oil and the fragrant incense, and the veil for the doorway of the tent;

Exodus 30:6

"You shall put this altar in front of the veil that is near the ark of the testimony, in front of the mercy seat that is over the ark of the testimony, where I will meet with you.

Leviticus 4:7

'The priest shall also put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense which is before the LORD in the tent of meeting; and all the blood of the bull he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering which is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

1 Kings 9:25

Now three times in a year Solomon offered burnt offerings and peace offerings on the altar which he built to the LORD, burning incense with them on the altar which was before the LORD. So he finished the house.

Exodus 30:26-27

"With it you shall anoint the tent of meeting and the ark of the testimony, and the table and all its utensils, and the lampstand and its utensils, and the altar of incense,

Exodus 30:7-8

"Aaron shall burn fragrant incense on it; he shall burn it every morning when he trims the lamps. "When Aaron trims the lamps at twilight, he shall burn incense. There shall be perpetual incense before the LORD throughout your generations.

Exodus 30:9

"You shall not offer any strange incense on this altar, or burnt offering or meal offering; and you shall not pour out a drink offering on it.

Exodus 30:10

"Aaron shall make atonement on its horns once a year; he shall make atonement on it with the blood of the sin offering of atonement once a year throughout your generations. It is most holy to the LORD."

2 Chronicles 26:16-19

But when he became strong, his heart was so proud that he acted corruptly, and he was unfaithful to the LORD his God, for he entered the temple of the LORD to burn incense on the altar of incense. Then Azariah the priest entered after him and with him eighty priests of the LORD, valiant men. They opposed Uzziah the king and said to him, "It is not for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to the LORD, but for the priests, the sons of Aaron who are consecrated to burn incense. Get out of the sanctuary, for you have been unfaithful and will have no honor from the LORD God." read more.
But Uzziah, with a censer in his hand for burning incense, was enraged; and while he was enraged with the priests, the leprosy broke out on his forehead before the priests in the house of the LORD, beside the altar of incense.

Numbers 4:11

"Over the golden altar they shall spread a blue cloth and cover it with a covering of porpoise skin, and shall insert its poles;

Revelation 8:3

Another angel came and stood at the altar, holding a golden censer; and much incense was given to him, so that he might add it to the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar which was before the throne.

Revelation 9:3

Then out of the smoke came locusts upon the earth, and power was given them, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

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Altar of incense » Placed before the vail in the outer sanctuary

Exodus 30:6

"You shall put this altar in front of the veil that is near the ark of the testimony, in front of the mercy seat that is over the ark of the testimony, where I will meet with you.

Exodus 40:5

"Moreover, you shall set the gold altar of incense before the ark of the testimony, and set up the veil for the doorway to the tabernacle.

Exodus 40:26

Then he placed the gold altar in the tent of meeting in front of the veil;

Altar of incense » Atonement made for, by the high priest once every year

Exodus 30:10

"Aaron shall make atonement on its horns once a year; he shall make atonement on it with the blood of the sin offering of atonement once a year throughout your generations. It is most holy to the LORD."

Leviticus 16:18-19

"Then he shall go out to the altar that is before the LORD and make atonement for it, and shall take some of the blood of the bull and of the blood of the goat and put it on the horns of the altar on all sides. "With his finger he shall sprinkle some of the blood on it seven times and cleanse it, and from the impurities of the sons of Israel consecrate it.

Altar of incense » A type of Christ

Revelation 8:3

Another angel came and stood at the altar, holding a golden censer; and much incense was given to him, so that he might add it to the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar which was before the throne.

Revelation 9:3

Then out of the smoke came locusts upon the earth, and power was given them, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

Altar of incense » The blood of all sin offerings put on the horns of

Leviticus 4:7

'The priest shall also put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense which is before the LORD in the tent of meeting; and all the blood of the bull he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering which is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

Leviticus 4:18

'He shall put some of the blood on the horns of the altar which is before the LORD in the tent of meeting; and all the blood he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering which is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

Altar of incense » Said to be before the lord

Leviticus 4:7

'The priest shall also put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense which is before the LORD in the tent of meeting; and all the blood of the bull he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering which is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

1 Kings 9:25

Now three times in a year Solomon offered burnt offerings and peace offerings on the altar which he built to the LORD, burning incense with them on the altar which was before the LORD. So he finished the house.

Altar of incense » Had four rings of gold under the crown for the staves

Exodus 30:4

"You shall make two gold rings for it under its molding; you shall make them on its two side walls--on opposite sides--and they shall be holders for poles with which to carry it.

Exodus 37:27

He made two golden rings for it under its molding, on its two sides--on opposite sides--as holders for poles with which to carry it.

Altar of incense » Top of, surrounded with a crown of gold

Exodus 30:3

"You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around, and its horns; and you shall make a gold molding all around for it.

Exodus 37:26

He overlaid it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around, and its horns; and he made a gold molding for it all around.

Altar of incense » Dimensions, &c of

Exodus 30:1

"Moreover, you shall make an altar as a place for burning incense; you shall make it of acacia wood.

Exodus 37:25

Then he made the altar of incense of acacia wood: a cubit long and a cubit wide, square, and two cubits high; its horns were of one piece with it.

Altar of incense » Covered with gold

Exodus 30:3

"You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around, and its horns; and you shall make a gold molding all around for it.

Exodus 37:26

He overlaid it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around, and its horns; and he made a gold molding for it all around.

Altar of incense » Punishment for » Unauthorized offering on

2 Chronicles 26:16-19

But when he became strong, his heart was so proud that he acted corruptly, and he was unfaithful to the LORD his God, for he entered the temple of the LORD to burn incense on the altar of incense. Then Azariah the priest entered after him and with him eighty priests of the LORD, valiant men. They opposed Uzziah the king and said to him, "It is not for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to the LORD, but for the priests, the sons of Aaron who are consecrated to burn incense. Get out of the sanctuary, for you have been unfaithful and will have no honor from the LORD God." read more.
But Uzziah, with a censer in his hand for burning incense, was enraged; and while he was enraged with the priests, the leprosy broke out on his forehead before the priests in the house of the LORD, beside the altar of incense.

Altar of incense » Punishment for » Offering strange fire on

Leviticus 10:1-2

Now Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took their respective firepans, and after putting fire in them, placed incense on it and offered strange fire before the LORD, which He had not commanded them. And fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed them, and they died before the LORD.

Altar of incense » Anointed with holy oil

Exodus 30:26-27

"With it you shall anoint the tent of meeting and the ark of the testimony, and the table and all its utensils, and the lampstand and its utensils, and the altar of incense,

Altar of incense » Priest » Burned » Incense » Every morning » Every evening

Exodus 30:7-8

"Aaron shall burn fragrant incense on it; he shall burn it every morning when he trims the lamps. "When Aaron trims the lamps at twilight, he shall burn incense. There shall be perpetual incense before the LORD throughout your generations.

Altar of incense » Covered by the priest before removal from the sanctuary

Numbers 4:11

"Over the golden altar they shall spread a blue cloth and cover it with a covering of porpoise skin, and shall insert its poles;

Altar of incense » Called the golden altar

Exodus 39:38

and the gold altar, and the anointing oil and the fragrant incense, and the veil for the doorway of the tent;

Altar of incense » No strange incense nor any sacrifice to be offered on

Exodus 30:9

"You shall not offer any strange incense on this altar, or burnt offering or meal offering; and you shall not pour out a drink offering on it.

Altar of incense » Staves of, covered with gold

Exodus 30:5

"You shall make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

Drink offering » Not » Poured » Altar of incense

Exodus 30:9

"You shall not offer any strange incense on this altar, or burnt offering or meal offering; and you shall not pour out a drink offering on it.



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