|New International Version (© 2011)|
he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to go into the temple of the Lord and burn incense.
King James Bible
According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.
American Standard Version
according to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to enter into the temple of the Lord and burn incense.
Young's Literal Translation
according to the custom of the priesthood, his lot was to make perfume, having gone into the sanctuary of the Lord,
Luke 1:9 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His lot was, etc. - We are informed in the Talmud, that it was the custom of the priests to divide the different functions of the sacerdotal office among themselves by lot: and, in this case, the decision of the lot was, that Zacharias should at that time burn the incense before the Lord, in the holy place.
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Exodus 30:7,8 And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning: when he dresses the lamps, he shall burn incense on it...
Exodus 37:25-29 And he made the incense altar of shittim wood: the length of it was a cubit, and the breadth of it a cubit; it was foursquare...
Numbers 16:40 To be a memorial to the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron...
1 Samuel 2:28 And did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to offer on my altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me?...
1 Chronicles 6:49 But Aaron and his sons offered on the altar of the burnt offering, and on the altar of incense...
1 Chronicles 23:13 The sons of Amram; Aaron and Moses: and Aaron was separated, that he should sanctify the most holy things, he and his sons for ever...
2 Chronicles 26:16 But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction: for he transgressed against the LORD his God...
2 Chronicles 29:11 My sons, be not now negligent: for the LORD has chosen you to stand before him, to serve him, and that you should minister to him...
Hebrews 9:6 Now when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service of God.
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Exodus 30:7 "Aaron must burn fragrant incense on the altar every morning when he tends the lamps.
Matthew 27:5 So Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself.