Josiah’s reform targeted illicit altars2Ki 23:12See alsoDt 7:5; Dt 12:8-14 Josiah was implementing the law requiring sacrifice to be offered only on the altar at the sanctuary of God’s choice; 2Ki 23:15-20
Altars in heavenRev 6:9The lives of martyred saints are compared to the blood of offerings poured out at the base of the altar; Rev 8:3 The prayers of God’s people are like incense, offered to him on the heavenly altar. See alsoRev 9:13; Rev 11:1; Rev 14:18; Rev 16:7
Dictionary of Bible Themes Scripture index copyright Martin H. Manser, 2009. As Editor, Martin Manser wishes to thank all those who compiled or edited the NIV Thematic Study Bible, on which this work is based.
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