Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In the tabernacle of the congregation without the vail, which is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order it from evening to morning before the LORD: it shall be a statute for ever unto their generations on the behalf of the children of Israel.
A statute for ever
The tabernacle of the congregation
Then let the ox be taken in front of the Tent of meeting: and let Aaron and his sons put their hands on its head.
And he is to put his hand on the head of his offering and put it to death before the Tent of meeting; and Aaron's sons are to put some of its blood on and round the altar.
And make the Levites come forward in front of the Tent of meeting, and let all the children of Israel come together:
Without the vail
And you are to make a veil of the best linen, blue and purple and red, worked with designs of winged ones by a good workman:
And inside it put the ark of the law, hanging the veil before it.
So Aaron put it away in front of the holy chest to be kept, as the Lord gave orders to Moses.
Inside the ark you are to put the record which I will give you.
And every evening, when he puts the lights up in their places, the spices are to be burned, a sweet-smelling smoke going up before the Lord from generation to generation for ever.
1 Samuel 3:3
And the light of God was still burning, while Samuel was sleeping in the Temple of the Lord where the ark of God was,
2 Chronicles 13:11
By whom burned offerings and perfumes are sent up in smoke before the Lord every morning and every evening; and they put out the holy bread on its table and the gold support for the lights with its lights burning every evening; for we keep the orders given to us by the Lord our God, but you have gone away from him.
For it is right for the priest's lips to keep knowledge, and for men to be waiting for the law from his mouth: for he is the servant sent from the Lord of armies.
The people who were in the dark saw a great light, and to those in the land of the shade of death did the dawn come up.
Be ready, dressed as for a journey, with your lights burning.
He was a burning and shining light, and for a time you were ready to be happy in his light.
2 Corinthians 4:6
Seeing that it is God who said, Let light be shining out of the dark, who has put in our hearts the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
2 Peter 1:19
And so the words of the prophets are made more certain; and it is well for you to give attention to them as to a light shining in a dark place, till the dawn comes and the morning star is seen in your hearts;
To the angel of the church in Ephesus say: These things says he who has the seven stars in his right hand, who is walking in the middle of the seven gold lights:
Naming the light, Day, and the dark, Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.
Outside the veil of the ark in the Tent of meeting; let Aaron see that it is burning from evening till morning at all times before the Lord: it is a rule for ever through all your generations.
Give praise to the Lord, all you servants of the Lord, who take your places in the house of the Lord by night.
A statute for ever
Aaron and his sons are to put these on whenever they go into the Tent of meeting or come near the altar, when they are doing the work of the holy place, so that they may be free from any sin causing death: this is to be an order for him and his seed after him for ever.
And put the linen bands round Aaron and his sons, and the head-dresses on them, to make them priests by my order for ever: so you are to make Aaron and his sons holy to me.
Let it be an order for ever, through all your generations, in all your houses, that you are not to take fat or blood for food.
And let this be an order for ever for you, so that the sin of the children of Israel may be taken away once every year. And he did as the Lord gave orders to Moses.
And it will be for Aaron and his sons; they are to take it for food in a holy place: it is the most holy of all the offerings made by fire to the Lord, a rule for ever.
But the Levites are to do the work of the Tent of meeting, and be responsible for errors in connection with it: this is a law for ever through all your generations; and among the children of Israel they will have no heritage.
This is to be a law for them for ever: he who puts the water on the unclean person is to have his clothing washed; and anyone touching the water will be unclean till evening.
1 Samuel 30:25
And so he made it a rule and an order for Israel from that day till now.