Exodus 30:1-6 TNIV

The Altar of Incense

30:1-5pp -- Ex 37:25-28

1 "Make an altar1 of acacia wood for burning incense.2

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2 It is to be square, a cubit long and a cubit wide, and two cubits higha--its horns3 of one piece with it.

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    • a 30:2 - That is, about 1 1/2 feet long and wide and 3 feet high or about 45 centimeters long and wide and 90 centimeters high
      3 Overlay the top and all the sides and the horns with pure gold, and make a gold molding around it.4

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      4 Make two gold rings5 for the altar below the molding--two on each of the opposite sides--to hold the poles used to carry it.

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      5 Make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.6

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      6 Put the altar in front of the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law--before the atonement cover7 that is over the tablets of the covenant law--where I will meet with you.

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