Then the angel took the censer, filled it with fire from the altar,(A) and hurled it on the earth; and there came peals of thunder,(B) rumblings, flashes of lightning and an earthquake.(C)

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The Altar of Incense(A)

30 “Make an altar(B) of acacia wood for burning incense.(C) It is to be square, a cubit long and a cubit wide, and two cubits high[a]—its horns(D) of one piece with it. Overlay the top and all the sides and the horns with pure gold, and make a gold molding around it.(E) Make two gold rings(F) for the altar below the molding—two on each of the opposite sides—to hold the poles used to carry it. Make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.(G) Put the altar in front of the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law—before the atonement cover(H) that is over the tablets of the covenant law—where I will meet with you.

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 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

which had the golden altar of incense(A) and the gold-covered ark of the covenant.(B) This ark contained the gold jar of manna,(C) Aaron’s staff that had budded,(D) and the stone tablets of the covenant.(E)

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13 The sixth angel sounded his trumpet, and I heard a voice coming from the four horns(A) of the golden altar that is before God.(B)

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