New International Version
He must burn incense again when he lights the lamps at twilight so incense will burn regularly before the LORD for the generations to come.
King James Bible
And when Aaron lighteth the lamps at even, he shall burn incense upon it, a perpetual incense before the LORD throughout your generations.
Darby Bible Translation
And when Aaron lighteth the lamps between the two evenings, he shall burn the incense -- a continual incense before Jehovah throughout your generations.
World English Bible
When Aaron lights the lamps at evening, he shall burn it, a perpetual incense before Yahweh throughout your generations.
Young's Literal Translation
and in Aaron's causing the lamps to go up between the evenings, he doth perfume it; a continual perfume before Jehovah to your generations.
Exodus 30:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When he dresseth the lamps - Prepares the wicks, and puts in fresh oil for the evening.
Shall burn incense upon it - 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 sprinkling of so much blood, and the burning of so much flesh, etc. The perfume that was to be burnt on this altar is described Exodus 30:34. No blood was ever sprinkled on this altar, except on the day of general expiation, which happened only once in the year, Exodus 30:10. But the perfume was necessary in every part of the tabernacle and its environs.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
lighteth. or setteth up. Heb. causeth to ascend. at even. Heb. between the two evens
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. "
In the tent of meeting, outside the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law, Aaron and his sons are to keep the lamps burning before the LORD from evening till morning. This is to be a lasting ordinance among the Israelites for the generations to come.
"Aaron must burn fragrant incense on the altar every morning when he tends the lamps.
Do not offer on this altar any other incense or any burnt offering or grain offering, and do not pour a drink offering on it.
1 Samuel 2:28
I chose your ancestor out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your ancestor's family all the food offerings presented by the Israelites.
2 Chronicles 26:18
They confronted King Uzziah and said, "It is not right for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to the LORD. That is for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who have been consecrated to burn incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have been unfaithful; and you will not be honored by the LORD God."
May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice.
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