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Genesis 12:7

Then the LORD appeared to Abram and said, "I'll give this land to your descendants." So Abram built an altar to the LORD, who had appeared to him.

Genesis 26:25

In response, Isaac built an altar there and called on the name of the LORD. He also pitched his tents there and his servants dug a well.

Genesis 33:18

After Jacob had arrived safely from Paddan-aram, he entered the city of Shechem, which was located in the territory of Canaan, and encamped facing that city.

Deuteronomy 27:4-7

"When you have crossed the Jordan River, set up these stones about which I'm commanding you today on Mount Ebal, and coat them with plaster. Then build an altar there to the LORD your God, an altar of stones that hasn't been worked with iron tools. Build the altar to the LORD your God with uncut stones, then offer a burnt offering to him. read more.
Offer a burnt offering there, then eat and rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God.

Joshua 22:10

After they arrived at an area of the Jordan River that is in the land of Canaan, the descendants of Reuben, the descendants of Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh constructed an altar there by the Jordan River, and it was very large.

Judges 6:26

and build an altar to the LORD your God on top of this stronghold in an orderly manner. Then take the second bull and offer it as a burnt offering using the wood from the Asherah that you'll be cutting down."

Judges 13:19

So Manoah prepared a young goat and a grain offering and offered it on a boulder to the LORD, who kept on performing miracles while Manoah and his wife watched continually.

Judges 21:4

The next day, the people got up early, built an altar, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings.

1 Samuel 7:17

He would return to Ramah because his house was there, and judged Israel from there. He also built an altar to the LORD there.

1 Samuel 14:35

Saul built an altar to the LORD; it was the first altar that he built to the LORD.

2 Samuel 24:18-25

That very day, Gad approached David and told him, "Go up and build an altar to the LORD on the threshing floor that belongs to Araunah the Jebusite." So David went up, just as Gad had ordered, consistent with the LORD's command. When Araunah looked down, he saw the king and his staff approaching him. Araunah went out, bowed down before the king with his face on the ground, read more.
and asked him, "Why has your majesty the king come to his servant?" David replied, "To purchase your threshing floor and to build an altar to the LORD, so the pestilence can be averted from the people." Araunah responded to David, "May your majesty the king take it and offer whatever pleases him. Here are oxen for a burnt offering, along with the threshing sledges and yokes from the oxen for wood! Your majesty, Araunah gives all of this to the king." Araunah also told the king, "May the LORD your God be pleased with you!" "No!" the king replied to Araunah. "I will buy them from you at full price. I won't offer to the LORD my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing." So David bought the threshing floor and the oxen for 50 silver shekels, built an altar to the LORD there, and presented burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the LORD answered David's prayers for the land and the pestilence on Israel was averted.

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