Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And thou shalt make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.
Altar of shittim wood
You shall make
an altar of earth for Me, and you shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen; in every place where I cause My name to be remembered, I will come to you and bless you.
Moses wrote down all the words of the Lord. Then he arose early in the morning, and built an altar at the foot of the mountain with twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel.
Then he made the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits wide, square, and three cubits high.
You shall anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar, and
the altar shall be most holy.
2 Samuel 24:18
So Gad came to David that day and said to him, “
Go up, erect an altar to the Lord on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.”
2 Chronicles 4:1
he made a bronze altar, twenty cubits in length and twenty cubits in width and ten cubits in height.
“And these are the measurements of the
altar by cubits (the cubit being a cubit and a handbreadth): the base shall be a cubit and the width a cubit, and its border on its edge round about one span; and this shall be the height of the base of the altar.
We have an altar
from which those who serve the tabernacle have no right to eat.