Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Let my prayer

Set forth

Bible References

Let my prayer

Proverbs 15:8
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination of Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight.

Set forth

Psalm 5:3
O Yahweh, in [the] morning you will hear my voice. In [the] morning I will set forth [my case] to you and I will watch.

As incense

Exodus 30:7
"And on it Aaron will turn fragrant incense into smoke; {each morning} when he tends the lamps, he will turn it into smoke.
Leviticus 10:1
And Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu each took his censer, and they put fire in them and placed incense on it; then they presented {before} Yahweh illegitimate fire, which he had not commanded them.
Leviticus 16:11
"And Aaron shall present the sin offering's bull, which [is] for himself, and so he shall make atonement for himself and for his family; then he shall slaughter the sin offering's bull, which [is] for himself.
Numbers 16:35
And fire went out from Yahweh, and it consumed the two hundred and fifty men presenting the incense.
Malachi 1:11
From the rising of the sun to its setting, my name [is] great among the nations, and in every place incense [is] being presented to my name, and a pure offering. For my name [is] great among the nations," says Yahweh of hosts.
Luke 1:9
according to the custom of the priesthood he was chosen by lot to enter into the temple of the Lord to burn incense.
Revelation 5:8
And when he took the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one of whom had a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
Revelation 8:3
And another angel who had a golden censer came and stood at the altar, and a large amount of incense was given to him, in order that he could offer the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar that [is] before the throne.

The lifting

Psalm 28:2
Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to you for help, when I lift up my hands toward your holy inner sanctuary.
Psalm 63:4
So I will bless you while I live. I will lift up my {hands} in your name.
Psalm 134:2
Lift up your hands in [the] sanctuary and bless Yahweh.
1 Timothy 2:8
Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger and dispute.

The evening

Exodus 29:39
The first lamb you will offer in the morning, and the second lamb you will offer {at twilight}.
1 Kings 18:36
It happened at the offering of the [evening] oblation, Elijah the prophet went near, and he said, "O Yahweh, God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel; let it be known today that you [are] God in Israel and [that] I [am] your servant and [that] I have done all of these things by your words.
Ezra 9:4
Then all who trembled at the words of the God of Israel because of the sin of the returned exiles were gathered around me and I sat appalled until the evening offering.
Daniel 9:21
And I [was] still speaking in prayer, and the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision {previously}, {in my weariness touched me} at [the] time of [the] evening offering.
Acts 3:1
Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth [hour].

General references

Leviticus 2:16
The priest shall turn into smoke its token portion from its coarsely crushed grain together with all of its frankincense--[it is] an offering made by fire for Yahweh.'"
Psalm 88:2
Let my prayer come before you; incline your ear to my cry.
Revelation 8:4
And the smoke of the incense went up before God with the prayers of the saints from the hand of the angel.