New American Standard Bible
And the smoke of the incense, with the prayers of the saints, went up before God out of the angel's hand.
King James Bible
And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.
Darby Bible Translation
And the smoke of the incense went up with the prayers of the saints, out of the hand of the angel before God.
World English Bible
The smoke of the incense, with the prayers of the saints, went up before God out of the angel's hand.
Young's Literal Translation
and go up did the smoke of the perfumes to the prayers of the saints out of the hand of the messenger, before God;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And the smoke of the incense ... - The smoke caused by the burning incense. John, as he saw this, naturally interpreted it of the prayers of the saints. The meaning of the whole symbol, thus explained, is that, at the time referred to, the anxiety of the church in regard to the events which were about to occur would naturally lead to much prayer. It is not necessary to attempt to verify this by any distinct historical facts, for no one can doubt that, in a time of such impending calamities, the church would be earnestly engaged in devotion. Such has always been the case in times of danger; and it may always be assumed to be true, that when danger threatens, whether it be to the church at large or to an individual Christian, there will be a resort to the throne of grace.
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OR, NO WAY TO HEAVEN BUT BY JESUS CHRIST. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. This is one of those ten excellent manuscripts which were found among Bunyan's papers after his decease in 1688. It had been prepared by him for publication, but still wanted a few touches of his masterly hand, and a preface in his characteristic style. He had, while a prisoner for nonconformity, in 1672, published a treatise upon this subject, in reply to Mr. Fowler, who was soon after created Bishop of Gloucester; but that was …
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one gold pan of ten shekels, full of incense;
May my prayer be counted as incense before You; The lifting up of my hands as the evening offering.
And fixing his gaze on him and being much alarmed, he said, "What is it, Lord?" And he said to him, "Your prayers and alms have ascended as a memorial before God.
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