Exodus 40:27

27 and burned fragrant incense on it, as the LORD commanded him.

Exodus 40:27 in Other Translations

KJV
27 And he burnt sweet incense thereon; as the LORD commanded Moses.
ESV
27 and burned fragrant incense on it, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
NLT
27 On it he burned the fragrant incense, just as the LORD had commanded him.
MSG
27 and burned fragrant incense on it, just as God had commanded him.
CSB
27 and burned fragrant incense on it, just as the Lord had commanded him.

Exodus 40:27 Meaning and Commentary

Exodus 40:27

And he burnt sweet incense thereon
Which is another branch of the priestly office exercised by Moses, and which he would never have done had he not had a command from God for it, as follows:

as the Lord commanded Moses;
he commanded Moses indeed to order and direct Aaron to do this, but he being not yet consecrated, Moses, being the Lord's priest, did it.

Exodus 40:27 In-Context

25 and set up the lamps before the LORD, as the LORD commanded him.
26 Moses placed the gold altar in the tent of meeting in front of the curtain
27 and burned fragrant incense on it, as the LORD commanded him.
28 Then he put up the curtain at the entrance to the tabernacle.
29 He set the altar of burnt offering near the entrance to the tabernacle, the tent of meeting, and offered on it burnt offerings and grain offerings, as the LORD commanded him.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Genesis 6:22; Exodus 30:7