thumiatérion: altar of incense, a censerOriginal Word: θυμιατήριον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (thoo-mee-as-tay'-ree-on)
Short Definition: altar of incense
Definition: (ordinarily: censer, but) either the altar of incense, or the shovel, on which the high-priest poured the coals, when he entered the Holy of Holies on the Day of Atonement.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from thumiaó and -térion (suff. denoting place)
altar of incense, a censer
altar of incense (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2369: θυμιατήριον
θυμιατήριον, θυμιατηριου, τό (θυμιάω), properly, a utensil for fumigating or burning incense (cf. Winer's Grammar, 96 (91)); hence:
2. the altar of incense: Philo, rer. div. haer. § 46; vit. Moys. iii. § 7; Josephus, Antiquities 3, 6, 8; 3, 8, 3; b. j. 5, 5, 5; Clement of Alexandria; Origen; and so in Hebrews 9:4 ((where Tr marginal reading brackets), also 2 Tr marginal reading in brackets), where see Bleek, Lünemann, Delitzsch, Kurtz, in opposed to those ((A. V. included)) who think it means censer; (yet cf. Harnack in the Studien und Kritiken for 1876, p. 572f). From a derivative of thumiao; a place of fumigation, i.e. The alter of incense (in the Temple) -- censer. see GREEK thumiao
From a derivative of thumiao; a place of fumigation, i.e. The alter of incense (in the Temple) -- censer.
see GREEK thumiao