Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat which serve the tabernacle.

Bible References

An altar

1 Corinthians 5:7
Take away, then, the old leaven, so that you may be a new mass, even as you are without leaven. For Christ has been put to death as our Passover.
1 Corinthians 9:13
Do you not see that the servants of the holy things get their living from the Temple, and the servants of the altar have their part in the food which is offered on the altar?
1 Corinthians 10:17
Because we, being a number of persons, are one bread, we are one body: for we all take part in the one bread.


Numbers 3:7
In order that they may be responsible to him and to all Israel for the care of the Tent of meeting, and to do the work of the House;
Numbers 7:5
Take the things from them, to be used for the work of the Tent of meeting; and give them to the Levites, to every man what is needed for his work.

General references

Exodus 37:25
And he made the altar for the burning of spices, using the same hard wood; it was square, a cubit long and a cubit wide and two cubits high; the horns made of the same.
Exodus 40:6
And put the altar of burned offerings before the doorway of the House of the Tent of meeting.
Isaiah 19:19
In that day there will be an altar to the Lord in the middle of the land of Egypt, and a pillar to the Lord at the edge of the land.
Luke 5:38
But new wine has to be put into new wine-skins.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain