Incense Offered Amiss

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Exodus 30:9

You must not offer unauthorized incense on it, or a burnt or grain offering; you are not to pour a drink offering on it.

Leviticus 10:1

Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu each took his own firepan, put fire in it, placed incense on it, and presented unauthorized fire before the Lord, which He had not commanded them to do.

Numbers 16:6-7

Korah, you and all your followers are to do this: take firepans, and tomorrow place fire in them and put incense on them before the Lord. Then the man the Lord chooses will be the one who is set apart. It is you Levites who have gone too far!”

Numbers 16:17-18

Each of you is to take his firepan, place incense on it, and present his firepan before the Lord—250 firepans. You and Aaron are each to present your firepan also.” Each man took his firepan, placed fire in it, put incense on it, and stood at the entrance to the tent of meeting along with Moses and Aaron.

Numbers 16:35

Fire also came out from the Lord and consumed the 250 men who were presenting the incense.

Ezekiel 8:11

Seventy elders from the house of Israel were standing before them, with Jaazaniah son of Shaphan standing among them. Each had a firepan in his hand, and a fragrant cloud of incense was rising up.

Isaiah 66:3

One slaughters an ox, one kills a man;
one sacrifices a lamb, one breaks a dog’s neck;
one offers a grain offering, one offers pig’s blood;
one offers incense, one praises an idol—
all these have chosen their ways
and delight in their detestable practices.

Isaiah 1:13

Stop bringing useless offerings.
Your incense is detestable to Me.
New Moons and Sabbaths,
and the calling of solemn assemblies—
I cannot stand iniquity with a festival.

Daniel 2:46

Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell down, paid homage to Daniel, and gave orders to present an offering and incense to him.

Habakkuk 1:16

That is why they sacrifice to their dragnet
and burn incense to their fishing net,
for by these things their portion is rich
and their food plentiful.

1 Kings 3:3

Solomon loved the Lord by walking in the statutes of his father David, but he also sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

2 Kings 16:4

He sacrificed and burned incense on the high places, on the hills, and under every green tree.

1 Kings 22:43

He walked in all the ways of his father Asa; he did not turn away from them but did what was right in the Lord’s sight. However, the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

2 Kings 12:3

Yet the high places were not taken away; the people continued sacrificing and burning incense on the high places.

2 Kings 14:4

Yet the high places were not taken away, and the people continued sacrificing and burning incense on the high places.

2 Kings 15:4

Yet the high places were not taken away; the people continued sacrificing and burning incense on the high places.

2 Kings 15:35

Yet the high places were not taken away; the people continued sacrificing and burning incense on the high places.Jotham built the Upper Gate of the Lord’s temple.

2 Kings 17:11

They burned incense on all the high places just like those nations that the Lord had driven out before them. They did evil things, provoking the Lord.

1 Kings 12:33

He offered sacrifices on the altar he had set up in Bethel on the fifteenth day of the eighth month. He chose this month on his own. He made a festival for the Israelites, offered sacrifices on the altar, and burned incense.

1 Kings 13:1

A man of God came from Judah to Bethel by a revelation from the Lord while Jeroboam was standing beside the altar to burn incense.

1 Kings 11:8

He did the same for all his foreign wives, who were burning incense and offering sacrifices to their gods.

2 Kings 22:17

because they have abandoned Me and burned incense to other gods in order to provoke Me with all the work of their hands. My wrath will be kindled against this place, and it will not be quenched.

Jeremiah 18:15

Yet My people have forgotten Me.
They burn incense to false idols
that make them stumble in their ways
on the ancient roads
and walk on new paths, not the highway.

Jeremiah 11:12

Then the cities of Judah and the residents of Jerusalem will go and cry out to the gods they have been burning incense to, but they certainly will not save them in their time of disaster.

2 Kings 23:5

Then he did away with the idolatrous priests the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense at the high places in the cities of Judah and in the areas surrounding Jerusalem. They had burned incense to Baal, and to the sun, moon, constellations, and the whole heavenly host.

Jeremiah 11:13

Your gods are indeed as numerous as your cities, Judah, and the altars you have set up to Shame—altars to burn incense to Baal—as numerous as the streets of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 32:29

The Chaldeans who are going to fight against this city will come, set this city on fire, and burn it along with the houses where incense has been burned to Baal on their rooftops and where drink offerings have been poured out to other gods to provoke Me to anger.

Ezekiel 16:18

Then you took your embroidered garments to cover them, and set My oil and incense before them.

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