Altar Of Incense

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Exodus 37:25

And he made the incense altar of acacia wood, a cubit its length and a cubit its width--a square--and two cubits its height; its horns were {of one piece with it}.

Exodus 30:3

And you will overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around and its horns, and you will make for it a gold molding all around.

Exodus 37:26

And he overlaid it [with] pure gold--its top and its sides all around and its horns--and he made for it a gold molding all around.

Exodus 30:4

And you will make two gold rings for it; under its molding {on two opposite sides} you will make [them] as {holders} for poles to carry it with them.

Exodus 37:27

And he made for it two gold rings under its molding {on two opposite sides} as {holders} for poles to carry it with them.

Exodus 30:5

You will make the poles of acacia wood, and you will overlay them [with] gold.

Exodus 39:38

the gold altar, the anointing oil, the fragrant incense, and the screen of the entrance of the tent;

Exodus 30:6

And you will put it before the curtain that [is] upon the ark of the testimony, before the atonement cover, which [is] on the testimony, there where I will meet with you.

Leviticus 4:7

The priest shall put {some of} the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense before Yahweh, which [is] in [the] tent of assembly, and all [the rest] of the bull's blood he must pour out on the base of the altar of the burnt offering, which [is at the] entrance of [the] tent of assembly.

1 Kings 9:25

Solomon sacrificed three times a year: burnt offerings and fellowship offerings on the altar that he had built to Yahweh, and he offered incense with it before Yahweh; and so he completed the house.

Exodus 30:26-27

And you will anoint with it the tent of assembly and the ark of the testimony, and the table and all its equipment and the lampstand and its equipment and the incense altar,

Exodus 30:7-8

"And on it Aaron will turn fragrant incense into smoke; {each morning} when he tends the lamps, he will turn it into smoke. And when Aaron sets up the lamps {at twilight}, he will turn it into smoke--incense of continuity--before Yahweh throughout your generations.

Exodus 30:9

You will not offer on it strange incense or a burnt offering or a grain offering, and you will not pour a libation on it.

Exodus 30:10

And Aaron will make atonement on its horns one time in the year from the blood of the sin offering of the atonement; one time in the year he will make atonement on it throughout your generations; it is a most holy thing for Yahweh."

2 Chronicles 26:16-19

But on account of his strength his heart grew proud unto destruction. And he acted unfaithfully against Yahweh his God and went into the temple of Yahweh to offer an incense offering on the altar. And Azariah the priest, along with eighty strong priests with him, went in after him. And they stood against King Uzziah and said to him, "It is not for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to Yahweh, but [it is] for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who are consecrated to burn incense. Go out of the sanctuary, for you have acted unfaithfully. There will be no honor for you from Yahweh God."read more.
Then Uzziah, his censer in hand to burn incense, became angry. And when he became angry with the priests, then leprosy appeared on his forehead in front of the priests in the house of Yahweh at the altar of incense.

Numbers 4:11

Over the altar of gold they will spread a blue cloth, and they will cover it with a covering of {fine leather} and place its poles.

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.

Revelation 9:3

And out of the smoke locusts came to the earth, and power was given to them like 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 you will put it before the curtain that [is] upon the ark of the testimony, before the atonement cover, which [is] on the testimony, there where I will meet with you.

Exodus 40:5

And you will put the gold altar for incense before the ark of the testimony, and you will set up the entrance screen for the tabernacle.

Exodus 40:26

And he placed the gold altar in the tent of assembly before the curtain.

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

Exodus 30:10

And Aaron will make atonement on its horns one time in the year from the blood of the sin offering of the atonement; one time in the year he will make atonement on it throughout your generations; it is a most holy thing for Yahweh."

Leviticus 16:18-19

"Then he shall go out to the altar that [is] {before} Yahweh, and he shall make atonement for it; and he shall take {some of} the bull's blood and {some of} the goat's blood, and he shall put [it] all around on the altar's horns. And he shall spatter {some of} the blood on it seven times with his finger, and he shall cleanse it and consecrate it from the {Israelites}' impurities.

Altar of incense » A type of Christ

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.

Revelation 9:3

And out of the smoke locusts came to the earth, and power was given to them like the scorpions of the earth have power.

Altar of incense » The blood of all sin offerings put on the horns of

Leviticus 4:7

The priest shall put {some of} the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense before Yahweh, which [is] in [the] tent of assembly, and all [the rest] of the bull's blood he must pour out on the base of the altar of the burnt offering, which [is at the] entrance of [the] tent of assembly.

Leviticus 4:18

He must put {some of} the blood on the altar's horns before Yahweh {in the tent of assembly}, and all [the rest] of the blood he must pour out on the base of the altar of the burnt offering, which [is at the] tent of assembly's entrance.

Altar of incense » Said to be before the lord

Leviticus 4:7

The priest shall put {some of} the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense before Yahweh, which [is] in [the] tent of assembly, and all [the rest] of the bull's blood he must pour out on the base of the altar of the burnt offering, which [is at the] entrance of [the] tent of assembly.

1 Kings 9:25

Solomon sacrificed three times a year: burnt offerings and fellowship offerings on the altar that he had built to Yahweh, and he offered incense with it before Yahweh; and so he completed the house.

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

Exodus 30:4

And you will make two gold rings for it; under its molding {on two opposite sides} you will make [them] as {holders} for poles to carry it with them.

Exodus 37:27

And he made for it two gold rings under its molding {on two opposite sides} as {holders} for poles to carry it with them.

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

Exodus 30:3

And you will overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around and its horns, and you will make for it a gold molding all around.

Exodus 37:26

And he overlaid it [with] pure gold--its top and its sides all around and its horns--and he made for it a gold molding all around.

Altar of incense » Dimensions, &c of

Exodus 30:1

"And you will make an altar [for] burning incense; you will make it of acacia wood,

Exodus 37:25

And he made the incense altar of acacia wood, a cubit its length and a cubit its width--a square--and two cubits its height; its horns were {of one piece with it}.

Altar of incense » Covered with gold

Exodus 30:3

And you will overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around and its horns, and you will make for it a gold molding all around.

Exodus 37:26

And he overlaid it [with] pure gold--its top and its sides all around and its horns--and he made for it a gold molding all around.

Altar of incense » Punishment for » Unauthorized offering on

2 Chronicles 26:16-19

But on account of his strength his heart grew proud unto destruction. And he acted unfaithfully against Yahweh his God and went into the temple of Yahweh to offer an incense offering on the altar. And Azariah the priest, along with eighty strong priests with him, went in after him. And they stood against King Uzziah and said to him, "It is not for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to Yahweh, but [it is] for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who are consecrated to burn incense. Go out of the sanctuary, for you have acted unfaithfully. There will be no honor for you from Yahweh God." read more.
Then Uzziah, his censer in hand to burn incense, became angry. And when he became angry with the priests, then leprosy appeared on his forehead in front of the priests in the house of Yahweh at the altar of incense.

Altar of incense » Punishment for » Offering strange fire on

Leviticus 10:1-2

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. So fire went out {from before} Yahweh, and it consumed them so that they died {before} Yahweh.

Altar of incense » Anointed with holy oil

Exodus 30:26-27

And you will anoint with it the tent of assembly and the ark of the testimony, and the table and all its equipment and the lampstand and its equipment and the incense altar,

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

Exodus 30:7-8

"And on it Aaron will turn fragrant incense into smoke; {each morning} when he tends the lamps, he will turn it into smoke. And when Aaron sets up the lamps {at twilight}, he will turn it into smoke--incense of continuity--before Yahweh throughout your generations.

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

Numbers 4:11

Over the altar of gold they will spread a blue cloth, and they will cover it with a covering of {fine leather} and place its poles.

Altar of incense » Called the golden altar

Exodus 39:38

the gold altar, the anointing oil, the fragrant incense, and the screen of the entrance of the tent;

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

Exodus 30:9

You will not offer on it strange incense or a burnt offering or a grain offering, and you will not pour a libation on it.

Altar of incense » Staves of, covered with gold

Exodus 30:5

You will make the poles of acacia wood, and you will overlay them [with] gold.

Drink offering » Not » Poured » Altar of incense

Exodus 30:9

You will not offer on it strange incense or a burnt offering or a grain offering, and you will not pour a libation on it.