Then he built the altar for burnt offerings [Lev. 1] out of acacia wood. The altar was square—·seven and one-half feet [L five cubits] long and ·seven and one-half feet [L five cubits] wide—and it was ·four and one-half feet [L three cubits] high.
1 The altar of burnt offerings. 8 The brazen Laver. 9 The Court. 24 The sum of that the people offered. Also he made the altar of the burnt offering of Shittim wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof: it was square and three cubits high.
He made the Altar of Whole-Burnt-Offering from acacia wood. He made it seven and a half feet square and four and a half feet high. He made horns at each of the four corners. The horns were made of one piece with the Altar and covered with a veneer of bronze. He made from bronze all the utensils for the Altar: the buckets for removing the ashes, shovels, basins, forks, and fire pans. He made a grate of bronze mesh under the ledge halfway up the Altar. He cast four rings at each of the four corners of the bronze grating to hold the poles. He made the poles of acacia wood and covered them with a veneer of bronze. He inserted the poles through the rings on the two sides of the Altar for carrying it. The Altar was made out of boards; it was hollow.
He made also the altar of burnt sacrifice of the wood of shittim, of five cubits by square, and of three cubits in height; (And he made the altar of burnt sacrifice out of shittim wood, or acacia wood, five cubits square, and three cubits in height;)
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