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The Altar of Burnt Offering

1 “Build an altar of acacia wood, three cubitsa high; it is to be square, five cubits long and five cubits wide.b

References for Exodus 27:1

    • © 27:1 - That is, about 4 1/2 feet or about 1.4 meters
    • ª 27:1 - That is, about 7 1/2 feet or about 2.3 meters long and wide
      2 Make a horn at each of the four corners, so that the horns and the altar are of one piece, and overlay the altar with bronze.
      3 Make all its utensils of bronze—its pots to remove the ashes, and its shovels, sprinkling bowls, meat forks and firepans.
      4 Make a grating for it, a bronze network, and make a bronze ring at each of the four corners of the network.
      5 Put it under the ledge of the altar so that it is halfway up the altar.
      6 Make poles of acacia wood for the altar and overlay them with bronze.

      References for Exodus 27:6

      7 The poles are to be inserted into the rings so they will be on two sides of the altar when it is carried.

      References for Exodus 27:7

      8 Make the altar hollow, out of boards. It is to be made just as you were shown on the mountain.

      References for Exodus 27:8