New International Version
"Make an altar of acacia wood for burning incense.
King James Bible
And thou shalt make an altar to burn incense upon: of shittim wood shalt thou make it.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt make an altar for the burning of incense: of acacia-wood shalt thou make it;
World English Bible
"You shall make an altar to burn incense on. You shall make it of acacia wood.
Young's Literal Translation
And thou hast made an altar for making perfume; of shittim wood thou dost make it;
Exodus 30:1 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Altar to burn incense - The Samaritan omits the ten first verses of this chapter, because it inserts them after Exodus 26:32 (note).
Shittim wood - The same of which the preceding articles were made, because it was abundant in those parts, and because it was very durable; hence everywhere the Septuagint translation, which was made in Egypt, renders the original by ξυλον ασηπτον, incorruptible wood.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The Samaritan inserts the first ten verses of this chapter after ver.
. An altar
to burn incense. Where so many sacrifices were offered, it was essentially necessary to have some pleasing perfume to counteract the disagreeable smells that must have arisen from the slaughter of so many animals, the burning of so much flesh, the sprinkling of the blood. No blood was ever sprinkled on this altar, except once a year, on the grand day of expiation. It was called also the golden altar (Nu.
); and the incense was as constantly burnt on it every day, as the morning and evening sacrifice of a lamb was burnt on the brazen altar.
LibraryThe Altar of Incense
'Thou shalt make an altar to burn incense upon.' --EXODUS xxx. 1. Ceremonies are embodied thoughts. Religious ceremonies are moulded by, and seek to express, the worshipper's conception of his God, and his own relation to Him; his aspirations and his need. Of late years scholars have been busy studying the religions of the more backward races, and explaining rude and repulsive rites by pointing to the often profound and sometimes beautiful ideas underlying them. When that process is applied to Australian …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"Whereby we Cry, Abba, Father. "
which had the golden altar of incense and the gold-covered ark of the covenant. This ark contained the gold jar of manna, Aaron's staff that had budded, and the stone tablets of the covenant.
Another angel, who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all God's people, on the golden altar in front of the throne.
It is to be square, a cubit long and a cubit wide, and two cubits high --its horns of one piece with it.
the altar of incense with its poles, the anointing oil and the fragrant incense; the curtain for the doorway at the entrance to the tabernacle;
They made the altar of incense out of acacia wood. It was square, a cubit long and a cubit wide and two cubits high --its horns of one piece with it.
They were responsible for the care of the ark, the table, the lampstand, the altars, the articles of the sanctuary used in ministering, the curtain, and everything related to their use.
1 Kings 6:22
So he overlaid the whole interior with gold. He also overlaid with gold the altar that belonged to the inner sanctuary.
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