Exodus 30:7
New International Version
“Aaron must burn fragrant incense on the altar every morning when he tends the lamps.

New Living Translation
“Every morning when Aaron maintains the lamps, he must burn fragrant incense on the altar.

English Standard Version
And Aaron shall burn fragrant incense on it. Every morning when he dresses the lamps he shall burn it,

Berean Study Bible
And Aaron is to burn fragrant incense on it every morning when he tends the lamps.

King James Bible
And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning: when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it.

New King James Version
“Aaron shall burn on it sweet incense every morning; when he tends the lamps, he shall burn incense on it.

New American Standard Bible
Aaron shall burn fragrant incense on it; he shall burn it every morning when he trims the lamps.

NASB 1995
“Aaron shall burn fragrant incense on it; he shall burn it every morning when he trims the lamps.

NASB 1977
“And Aaron shall burn fragrant incense on it; he shall burn it every morning when he trims the lamps.

Amplified Bible
Aaron shall burn sweet and fragrant incense on it; he shall burn it every morning when he trims and tends the lamps.

Christian Standard Bible
Aaron must burn fragrant incense on it; he must burn it every morning when he tends the lamps.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Aaron must burn fragrant incense on it; he must burn it every morning when he tends the lamps.

American Standard Version
And Aaron shall burn thereon incense of sweet spices: every morning, when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn it.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Ahron will be burning incense of sweet spices upon it from dawn to evening; whenever he prepares the lamp he will burn it.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Aaron shall burn upon it fine compound incense every morning; whensoever he trims the lamps he shall burn incense upon it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Aaron shall burn sweet smelling incense upon it in the morning. When he shall dress the lamps, he shall burn it:

English Revised Version
And Aaron shall burn thereon incense of sweet spices: every morning, when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn it.

Good News Translation
Every morning when Aaron comes to take care of the lamps, he is to burn sweet-smelling incense on it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Aaron must burn sweet-smelling incense on this altar every morning when he takes care of the lamps.

International Standard Version
Aaron is to offer fragrant incense on it. Every morning when he trims the lamps he is to offer it,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Aaron shall burn thereon incense of sweet spices; every morning, when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn it.

Literal Standard Version
And Aaron has made incense on it, incense of spices, morning by morning; in his making the lamps right, he makes incense [on] it,

NET Bible
Aaron is to burn sweet incense on it morning by morning; when he attends to the lamps he is to burn incense.

New Heart English Bible
Aaron shall burn incense of sweet spices on it every morning. When he tends the lamps, he shall burn it.

World English Bible
Aaron shall burn incense of sweet spices on it every morning. When he tends the lamps, he shall burn it.

Young's Literal Translation
'And Aaron hath made perfume on it, perfume of spices, morning by morning; in his making the lamps right he doth perfume it,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Altar of Incense
6Place the altar in front of the veil that is before the ark of the Testimony—before the mercy seat that is over the Testimony—where I will meet with you. 7And Aaron is to burn fragrant incense on it every morning when he tends the lamps. 8When Aaron sets up the lamps at twilight, he must burn the incense perpetually before the LORD for the generations to come.…

Cross References
Luke 1:9
he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to enter the temple of the Lord and burn incense.

Exodus 30:6
Place the altar in front of the veil that is before the ark of the Testimony--before the mercy seat that is over the Testimony--where I will meet with you.

Exodus 30:8
When Aaron sets up the lamps at twilight, he must burn the incense perpetually before the LORD for the generations to come.

Exodus 40:27
and he burned fragrant incense on it, just as the LORD had commanded him.

Numbers 7:56
one gold dish weighing ten shekels, filled with incense;

Numbers 16:40
just as the LORD commanded him through Moses. This was to be a reminder to the Israelites that no outsider who is not a descendant of Aaron should approach to offer incense before the LORD, lest he become like Korah and his followers.

1 Samuel 2:28
And out of all the tribes of Israel I selected your father to be My priest, to offer sacrifices on My altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in My presence. I also gave to the house of your father all the offerings of the Israelites made by fire.


Treasury of Scripture

And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning: when he dresses the lamps, he shall burn incense on it.

sweet incense.

Exodus 30:34-38
And the LORD said unto Moses, Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a like weight: …

dresseth

Exodus 27:20,21
And thou shalt command the children of Israel, that they bring thee pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamp to burn always…

1 Samuel 2:28
And did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to offer upon mine altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me? and did I give unto the house of thy father all the offerings made by fire of the children of Israel?

1 Samuel 3:3
And ere the lamp of God went out in the temple of the LORD, where the ark of God was, and Samuel was laid down to sleep;









(7) Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense (Heb., incense of spices) every morning.--On the composition of the incense, see Exodus 30:34-35. That the offering of incense regularly accompanied both the morning and evening sacrifice appears from Psalm 141:2; Luke 1:10. That it was symbolical of prayer may be gathered both from those passages and also from Revelation 5:8; Revelation 8:3-4.

When he dresseth the lamps.--Comp. Exodus 27:21. . . .

Verse 7. - Sweet incense. Literally, "incense of perfumes." For the composition of the incense, see vers. 34-38. When he dresseth the lamps. The lamps of the golden candlestick were to be trimmed and cleaned, their wicks looked to, and fresh oil added, if necessary, every morning, immediately after daybreak. See the comment on Exodus 27:21. The duty devolved on the priests.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And Aaron
אַהֲרֹ֖ן (’a·hă·rōn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 175: Aaron -- an elder brother of Moses

is to burn
וְהִקְטִ֥יר (wə·hiq·ṭîr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6999: To smoke, turn into fragrance by fire

fragrant
סַמִּ֑ים (sam·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5561: Spice (used in incense)

incense
קְטֹ֣רֶת (qə·ṭō·reṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 7004: Smoke, odor of (burning) sacrifice, incense

on it
עָלָ֛יו (‘ā·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

every morning
בַּבֹּ֣קֶר (bab·bō·qer)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1242: Dawn, morning

when he tends
בְּהֵיטִיב֛וֹ (bə·hê·ṭî·ḇōw)
Preposition-b | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3190: To be good, well, glad, or pleasing

the lamps.
הַנֵּרֹ֖ת (han·nê·rōṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5216: A lamp, light


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