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18 Bible Verses about Altar Of Incense

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Exodus 37:25

He made the altar of incense of acacia wood. It was square: its length was a cubit, and its breadth a cubit. Its height was two cubits. Its horns were of one piece with it.

Exodus 30:3

You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top, its sides around it, and its horns; and you shall make a gold molding around it.

Exodus 37:26

He overlaid it with pure gold, its top, its sides around it, and its horns. He made a gold molding around it.

Exodus 30:4

You shall make two golden rings for it under its molding; on its two ribs, on its two sides you shall make them; and they shall be for places for poles with which to bear it.

Exodus 37:27

He made two golden rings for it under its molding crown, on its two ribs, on its two sides, for places for poles with which to carry it.

Exodus 30:5

You shall make the poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.

Exodus 39:38

the golden altar, the anointing oil, the sweet incense, the screen for the door of the Tent,

Leviticus 4:7

The priest shall put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of sweet incense before Yahweh, which is in the Tent of Meeting; and he shall pour out all of rest of the blood of the bull at the base of the altar of burnt offering, which is at the door of the Tent of Meeting.

1 Kings 9:25

Three times a year did Solomon offer burnt offerings and peace offerings on the altar which he built to Yahweh, burning incense therewith, [on the altar] that was before Yahweh. So he finished the house.

Exodus 30:26-27

You shall use it to anoint the Tent of Meeting, the ark of the testimony, the table and all its articles, the lampstand and its accessories, the altar of incense,

Exodus 30:7-8

Aaron shall burn incense of sweet spices on it every morning. When he tends the lamps, he shall burn it. When Aaron lights the lamps at evening, he shall burn it, a perpetual incense before Yahweh throughout your generations.

Exodus 30:9

You shall offer no strange incense on it, nor burnt offering, nor meal offering; and you shall pour no drink offering on it.

Exodus 30:10

Aaron shall make atonement on its horns once in the year; with the blood of the sin offering of atonement once in the year he shall make atonement for it throughout your generations. It is most holy to Yahweh."

2 Chronicles 26:16-19

But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up, so that he did corruptly, and he trespassed against Yahweh his God; for he went into the temple of Yahweh to burn incense on the altar of incense. Azariah the priest went in after him, and with him eighty priests of Yahweh, who were valiant men: and they resisted Uzziah the king, and said to him, "It isn't for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to Yahweh, but for the priests the sons of Aaron, who are consecrated to burn incense. Go out of the sanctuary; for you have trespassed; neither shall it be for your honor from Yahweh God."read more.
Then Uzziah was angry; and he had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and while he was angry with the priests, the leprosy broke forth in his forehead before the priests in the house of Yahweh, beside the altar of incense.

Numbers 4:11

"On the golden altar they shall spread a blue cloth, and cover it with a covering of sealskin, and shall put in its poles.

Revelation 8:3

Another angel came and stood over the altar, having a golden censer. Much incense was given to him, that he should add it to the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar which was before the throne.

Revelation 9:3

Then out of the smoke came forth locusts on the earth, and power was given to them, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

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Altar of incense » Placed before the vail in the outer sanctuary

Exodus 40:5

You shall set the golden altar for incense before the ark of the testimony, and put the screen of the door to the tabernacle.

Exodus 40:26

He put the golden altar in the Tent of Meeting before the veil;

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

Exodus 30:10

Aaron shall make atonement on its horns once in the year; with the blood of the sin offering of atonement once in the year he shall make atonement for it throughout your generations. It is most holy to Yahweh."

Leviticus 16:18-19

"He shall go out to the altar that is before Yahweh and make atonement for it, and shall take some of the bull's blood, and some of the goat's blood, and put it around on the horns of the altar. He shall sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and make it holy from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.

Altar of incense » A type of Christ

Revelation 8:3

Another angel came and stood over the altar, having a golden censer. Much incense was given to him, that he should add it to the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar which was before the throne.

Revelation 9:3

Then out of the smoke came forth locusts on the earth, and power was given to them, 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

The priest shall put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of sweet incense before Yahweh, which is in the Tent of Meeting; and he shall pour out all of rest of the blood of the bull at the base of the altar of burnt offering, which is at the door of the Tent of Meeting.

Leviticus 4:18

He shall put some of the blood on the horns of the altar which is before Yahweh, that is in the Tent of Meeting; and the rest of the blood he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering, which is at the door of the Tent of Meeting.

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 sweet incense before Yahweh, which is in the Tent of Meeting; and he shall pour out all of rest of the blood of the bull at the base of the altar of burnt offering, which is at the door of the Tent of Meeting.

1 Kings 9:25

Three times a year did Solomon offer burnt offerings and peace offerings on the altar which he built to Yahweh, burning incense therewith, [on the altar] that was before Yahweh. So he finished the house.

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

Exodus 30:4

You shall make two golden rings for it under its molding; on its two ribs, on its two sides you shall make them; and they shall be for places for poles with which to bear it.

Exodus 37:27

He made two golden rings for it under its molding crown, on its two ribs, on its two sides, for places for poles with which to carry it.

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

Exodus 30:3

You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top, its sides around it, and its horns; and you shall make a gold molding around it.

Exodus 37:26

He overlaid it with pure gold, its top, its sides around it, and its horns. He made a gold molding around it.

Altar of incense » Dimensions, &c of

Exodus 30:1

"You shall make an altar to burn incense on. You shall make it of acacia wood.

Exodus 37:25

He made the altar of incense of acacia wood. It was square: its length was a cubit, and its breadth a cubit. Its height was two cubits. Its horns were of one piece with it.

Altar of incense » Covered with gold

Exodus 30:3

You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top, its sides around it, and its horns; and you shall make a gold molding around it.

Exodus 37:26

He overlaid it with pure gold, its top, its sides around it, and its horns. He made a gold molding around it.

Altar of incense » Punishment for » Unauthorized offering on

2 Chronicles 26:16-19

But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up, so that he did corruptly, and he trespassed against Yahweh his God; for he went into the temple of Yahweh to burn incense on the altar of incense. Azariah the priest went in after him, and with him eighty priests of Yahweh, who were valiant men: and they resisted Uzziah the king, and said to him, "It isn't for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to Yahweh, but for the priests the sons of Aaron, who are consecrated to burn incense. Go out of the sanctuary; for you have trespassed; neither shall it be for your honor from Yahweh God." read more.
Then Uzziah was angry; and he had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and while he was angry with the priests, the leprosy broke forth in his forehead before the priests in the house of Yahweh, beside the altar of incense.

Altar of incense » Punishment for » Offering strange fire on

Leviticus 10:1-2

Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer, and put fire in it, and laid incense on it, and offered strange fire before Yahweh, which he had not commanded them. And fire came forth from before Yahweh, and devoured them, and they died before Yahweh.

Altar of incense » Anointed with holy oil

Exodus 30:26-27

You shall use it to anoint the Tent of Meeting, the ark of the testimony, the table and all its articles, the lampstand and its accessories, the altar of incense,

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

Exodus 30:7-8

Aaron shall burn incense of sweet spices on it every morning. When he tends the lamps, he shall burn it. When Aaron lights the lamps at evening, he shall burn it, a perpetual incense before Yahweh throughout your generations.

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

Numbers 4:11

"On the golden altar they shall spread a blue cloth, and cover it with a covering of sealskin, and shall put in its poles.

Altar of incense » Called the golden altar

Exodus 39:38

the golden altar, the anointing oil, the sweet incense, the screen for the door of the Tent,

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

Exodus 30:9

You shall offer no strange incense on it, nor burnt offering, nor meal offering; and you shall pour no drink offering on it.

Altar of incense » Staves of, covered with gold

Exodus 30:5

You shall make the poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.

Drink offering » Not » Poured » Altar of incense

Exodus 30:9

You shall offer no strange incense on it, nor burnt offering, nor meal offering; and you shall pour no drink offering on it.