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18 Bible Verses about Altar Of Incense

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Exodus 37:25

He also made the altar of incense of cedar wood: the length of it was a cubit and the breadth of it a cubit; it was square; and two cubits was the height of it; its horns were of the same piece.

Exodus 30:3

And thou shalt cover it with pure gold, its top and its sides round about, and its horns; and thou shalt make unto it a moulding of gold round about.

Exodus 37:26

And he covered it with pure gold, its top and its sides round about and its horns; and he made it a moulding of gold round about.

Exodus 30:4

And two golden rings shalt thou make to it under its moulding by its two corners on both sides for places for the staves to bear it with.

Exodus 37:27

He also made two rings of gold for it under the moulding thereof, by the two corners of it, upon its two sides, to be places for the staves to bear it with.

Exodus 30:5

And thou shalt make the staves of cedar wood and cover them with gold.

Exodus 39:38

the golden altar and the anointing oil and the aromatic incense and the hanging for the tabernacle door.

Exodus 30:6

And thou shalt put it before the veil that is by the ark of the testimony, before the seat of reconciliation that is over the testimony, where I will testify unto thee of myself.

Leviticus 4:7

And the priest shall put some of the blood upon the horns of the altar of aromatic incense before the LORD, which is in the tabernacle of the testimony, and shall pour all the blood of the bullock at the bottom of the altar of the burnt offering, which is at the door of the tabernacle of the testimony.

1 Kings 9:25

And three times in a year Solomon offered burnt offerings and peace offerings upon the altar which he built unto the LORD, and he burnt incense upon the altar that was before the LORD, after the house was finished.

Exodus 30:26-27

And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of the testimony with it and the ark of the testimony and the table and all its vessels and the lampstand and its vessels and the altar of incense

Exodus 30:7-8

And Aaron shall burn sweet incense thereon every morning; when he dresses the lamps, he shall burn it. And when Aaron lights the lamps at evening, he shall burn incense upon it continually before the LORD throughout your ages.

Exodus 30:9

Ye shall offer no strange incense thereon nor burnt sacrifice nor present; neither shall ye pour drink offering thereon.

Exodus 30:10

And Aaron shall make reconciliation upon the horns of it once a year with the blood of the reconciliation for sin; once a year shall he make reconciliation upon it throughout your ages; it shall be most holy unto the LORD.

2 Chronicles 26:16-19

But when he was strengthened, his heart lifted itself up unto corruption, for he rebelled against the LORD his God, entering into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense. And Azariah, the priest, went in after him, and with him eighty priests of the LORD, that were valiant men. And they withstood Uzziah, the king, and said unto him, It does not pertain unto thee, Uzziah, to burn incense unto the LORD, but to the priests, the sons of Aaron, that are consecrated to burn incense; go out of the sanctuary, for thou hast rebelled; neither shall it be for thy glory before the LORD God.read more.
Then Uzziah was angry and had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and in this his anger with the priests, the leprosy rose up in his forehead before the priests in the house of the LORD, next to the altar of incense.

Numbers 4:11

And upon the golden altar they shall spread a cloth of blue and cover it with a covering of badgers' skins and shall put in the staves thereof;

Revelation 8:3

And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense of the prayers of all the saints, that he should offer upon the golden altar which was before the throne.

Revelation 9:3

And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth and unto them was given power, 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

And thou shalt put it before the veil that is by the ark of the testimony, before the seat of reconciliation that is over the testimony, where I will testify unto thee of myself.

Exodus 40:5

And thou shalt set the altar of gold for the incense before the ark of the testimony and put the hanging of the door to the tabernacle.

Exodus 40:26

He also put the golden altar in the tabernacle of the testimony before the veil.

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

Exodus 30:10

And Aaron shall make reconciliation upon the horns of it once a year with the blood of the reconciliation for sin; once a year shall he make reconciliation upon it throughout your ages; it shall be most holy unto the LORD.

Leviticus 16:18-19

And he shall go out unto the altar that is before the LORD and reconcile it and shall take of the blood of the bullock and of the blood of the he goat and put it upon the horns of the altar round about. And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times and cleanse it and sanctify it from the uncleanness of the sons of Israel.

Altar of incense » A type of Christ

Revelation 8:3

And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense of the prayers of all the saints, that he should offer upon the golden altar which was before the throne.

Revelation 9:3

And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth and unto them was given power, 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

And the priest shall put some of the blood upon the horns of the altar of aromatic incense before the LORD, which is in the tabernacle of the testimony, and shall pour all the blood of the bullock at the bottom of the altar of the burnt offering, which is at the door of the tabernacle of the testimony.

Leviticus 4:18

And he shall put some of the blood upon the horns of the altar which is before the LORD, that is in the tabernacle of the testimony and shall pour out all the blood at the bottom of the altar of the burnt offering, which is at the door of the tabernacle of the testimony.

Altar of incense » Said to be before the lord

Leviticus 4:7

And the priest shall put some of the blood upon the horns of the altar of aromatic incense before the LORD, which is in the tabernacle of the testimony, and shall pour all the blood of the bullock at the bottom of the altar of the burnt offering, which is at the door of the tabernacle of the testimony.

1 Kings 9:25

And three times in a year Solomon offered burnt offerings and peace offerings upon the altar which he built unto the LORD, and he burnt incense upon the altar that was before the LORD, after the house was finished.

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

Exodus 30:4

And two golden rings shalt thou make to it under its moulding by its two corners on both sides for places for the staves to bear it with.

Exodus 37:27

He also made two rings of gold for it under the moulding thereof, by the two corners of it, upon its two sides, to be places for the staves to bear it with.

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

Exodus 30:3

And thou shalt cover it with pure gold, its top and its sides round about, and its horns; and thou shalt make unto it a moulding of gold round about.

Exodus 37:26

And he covered it with pure gold, its top and its sides round about and its horns; and he made it a moulding of gold round about.

Altar of incense » Dimensions, &c of

Exodus 30:1

In the same manner thou shalt make an altar to burn incense upon; of cedar wood shalt thou make it.

Exodus 37:25

He also made the altar of incense of cedar wood: the length of it was a cubit and the breadth of it a cubit; it was square; and two cubits was the height of it; its horns were of the same piece.

Altar of incense » Covered with gold

Exodus 30:3

And thou shalt cover it with pure gold, its top and its sides round about, and its horns; and thou shalt make unto it a moulding of gold round about.

Exodus 37:26

And he covered it with pure gold, its top and its sides round about and its horns; and he made it a moulding of gold round about.

Altar of incense » Punishment for » Unauthorized offering on

2 Chronicles 26:16-19

But when he was strengthened, his heart lifted itself up unto corruption, for he rebelled against the LORD his God, entering into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense. And Azariah, the priest, went in after him, and with him eighty priests of the LORD, that were valiant men. And they withstood Uzziah, the king, and said unto him, It does not pertain unto thee, Uzziah, to burn incense unto the LORD, but to the priests, the sons of Aaron, that are consecrated to burn incense; go out of the sanctuary, for thou hast rebelled; neither shall it be for thy glory before the LORD God. read more.
Then Uzziah was angry and had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and in this his anger with the priests, the leprosy rose up in his forehead before the priests in the house of the LORD, next to the altar of incense.

Altar of incense » Punishment for » Offering strange fire on

Leviticus 10:1-2

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took each of them his censer and put fire therein and put incense thereon and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he had never commanded them. And there went out fire from the LORD and devoured them, and they died before the LORD.

Altar of incense » Anointed with holy oil

Exodus 30:26-27

And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of the testimony with it and the ark of the testimony and the table and all its vessels and the lampstand and its vessels and the altar of incense

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

Exodus 30:7-8

And Aaron shall burn sweet incense thereon every morning; when he dresses the lamps, he shall burn it. And when Aaron lights the lamps at evening, he shall burn incense upon it continually before the LORD throughout your ages.

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

Numbers 4:11

And upon the golden altar they shall spread a cloth of blue and cover it with a covering of badgers' skins and shall put in the staves thereof;

Altar of incense » Called the golden altar

Exodus 39:38

the golden altar and the anointing oil and the aromatic incense and the hanging for the tabernacle door.

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

Exodus 30:9

Ye shall offer no strange incense thereon nor burnt sacrifice nor present; neither shall ye pour drink offering thereon.

Altar of incense » Staves of, covered with gold

Exodus 30:5

And thou shalt make the staves of cedar wood and cover them with gold.

Drink offering » Not » Poured » Altar of incense

Exodus 30:9

Ye shall offer no strange incense thereon nor burnt sacrifice nor present; neither shall ye pour drink offering thereon.