Exodus 40:6

6 “Place the altar of burnt offering in front of the entrance to the tabernacle, the tent of meeting;

Exodus 40:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 And thou shalt set the altar of the burnt offering before the door of the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation.
ESV
6 You shall set the altar of burnt offering before the door of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting,
NLT
6 Place the altar of burnt offering in front of the Tabernacle entrance.
MSG
6 "Place the Altar of Whole-Burnt-Offering at the door of The Dwelling, the Tent of Meeting.
CSB
6 Position the altar of burnt offering in front of the entrance to the tabernacle, the tent of meeting.

Exodus 40:6 Meaning and Commentary

Exodus 40:6

And thou shall set the altar of the burnt offering
Where the sacrifices of the people were to be brought, and offered up by the priests; and this was to be set up in the open court, as it was proper it should, both because of the smell and smoke of the sacrifices:

before the door of the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation;
just a little before the entrance into the holy place.

Exodus 40:6 In-Context

4 Bring in the table and set out what belongs on it. Then bring in the lampstand and set up its lamps.
5 Place the gold altar of incense in front of the ark of the covenant law and put the curtain at the entrance to the tabernacle.
6 “Place the altar of burnt offering in front of the entrance to the tabernacle, the tent of meeting;
7 place the basin between the tent of meeting and the altar and put water in it.
8 Set up the courtyard around it and put the curtain at the entrance to the courtyard.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Exodus 27:1; 2 Kings 16:14; 2 Chronicles 4:1