During the period of the Judges and of the Kings, the Israelites , owing to their propensity to idolatrous worship, raised up altars to Baal and Astaroth, even to Moloch and Chamos.
The earliest ordinance on the subject is found in Ex. And if thou make an altar of stone unto me, thou shalt not build it of hewn stones; for if thou lift up a tool upon it, it shall be defiled. Thou shalt not go up by steps unto my altar, lest thy nakedness be discovered. The description given in the places cited, as well as that of the altar erected near the Jordan by the Rubenites, Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasses Jos.
It may well be supposed that they were built upon a mound and reached by a slope or even by steps. The motive, indeed, for the rule of Ex. There are reasons to suppose that the altars erected at Silo and the other places of worship before the translation of the Ark to Jerusalem , though probably of smaller dimensions, were of the same general description.
These were fixed altars, the splendor of which was to be surpassed in the memory of Israel by that of the altar erected by Solomon in front of the Temple.
Before describing it, and sketching its history, it is proper to gather the different references found in the Bible to the portable altar used during the wanderings of the Hebrews through the wilderness. Altar of Holocaust of the Tabernacle.
In the case of sin-offerings, the priest put some of the blood of the victim upon these horns; they were also a place of refuge, as is to be inferred from Ex.
A grate of brass, after the manner of a net, extended to the middle of the altar, and under it a hearth. At the four corners of the net rings had been cast; and through these rings ran two bars of setim wood covered with brass, to carry the altar.
This indeed was not solid, but empty and hollow on the inside. Some believe also that the abovedescribed altar, which was merely a framework, had to be filled with earth or stones, in compliance with the regulations of Ex. The altar served not only for the holocausts, but also for all the other sacrifices in which a part of the victim was burnt.
Fire was unceasingly kept in the hearth for the sacrifices. Avk VVard. Nup Faka. Charilaos-Emmanouil Papakostas. Phil Lease. James Campbell. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.
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Pamela steciw March 23, Very interested And helpful. King James Bible We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat which serve the tabernacle. Christian Standard Bible We have an altar from which those who worship at the tabernacle do not have a right to eat.
Contemporary English Version But we have an altar where even the priests who serve in the place of worship have no right to eat. Good News Translation The priests who serve in the Jewish place of worship have no right to eat any of the sacrifice on our altar. Holman Christian Standard Bible We have an altar from which those who serve the tabernacle do not have a right to eat. International Standard Version We have an altar, and those who serve in the tent have no right to eat at it.
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