Exodus 30:1-10 LEB

Instructions for Making the Incense Altar

1 "And you will make an altar [for] burning incense; you will make it of acacia wood,

References for Exodus 30:1

      2 a cubit its length and a cubit its width--it will be square--and two cubits its height, its horns {of one piece with it}.a

      References for Exodus 30:2

        • Ƀ 30:2 - Literally "from it"
          3 And you will overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around and its horns, and you will make for it a gold molding all around.
          4 And you will make two gold rings for it; under its molding {on two opposite sides}b you will make [them] as {holders}c for poles to carry it with them.

          References for Exodus 30:4

            • Ʉ 30:4 - Literally "on two of its sides you will make on two of its sides"
            • Ʌ 30:4 - Literally "houses"
              5 You will make the poles of acacia wood, and you will overlay them [with] gold.
              6 And you will put it before the curtain that [is] upon the ark of the testimony, before the atonement cover, which [is] on the testimony, there where I will meet with you.
              7 "And on it Aaron will turn fragrant incense into smoke; {each morning}d when he tends the lamps, he will turn it into smoke.

              References for Exodus 30:7

                • Ɇ 30:7 - Literally "in the morning in the morning"
                  8 And when Aaron sets up the lamps {at twilight},e he will turn it into smoke--incense of continuity--before Yahweh throughout your generations.

                  References for Exodus 30:8

                    • ɇ 30:8 - Literally "between the two evenings"
                      9 You will not offer on it strange incense or a burnt offering or a grain offering, and you will not pour a libation on it.
                      10 And Aaron will make atonement on its horns one time in the year from the blood of the sin offering of the atonement; one time in the year he will make atonement on it throughout your generations; it is a most holy thing for Yahweh."