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Incense


1. Brought from Sheba. Jer 6:20.

2. Called frankincense. Song 4:6,14.

3. An article of extensive commerce. Re 18:13.

4. Common, not to be offered to God. Ex 30:9.

5. For God’s service mixed with sweet spices. Ex 25:6; 37:29.

6. Receipt for mixing. Ex 30:34-36.

7. None but priest to offer. Nu 16:40; De 33:10.

8. Offered

a. In censers. Le 10:1; Nu 16:17,46.

b. On the altar of gold. Ex 30:1,6; 40:5.

c. Morning and evening. Ex 30:7,8.

d. Perpetually. Ex 30:8.

e. By the high priest in the most holy place on the day of atonement. Le 16:12,13.

f. With fire from off the altar of burnt offering. Le 16:12; Nu 16:46.

9. Offering of, allotted to the priests. Lu 1:9.

10. The Jews prayed at time of offering. Lu 1:10.

11. Designed for atonement. Nu 16:46,47.

12. Put on meat offerings. Le 2:1,2,15,16; 6:15.

13. Levites had charge of. 1Ch 9:29.

14. Used in idolatrous worship. Jer 48:35.

15. The Jews

a. Not accepted in offering, on account of sin. Isa 1:13; 66:3.

b. Offered, to idols on altars of brick. Isa 65:3.

c. Punished for offering, to idols. 2Ch 34:25.

16. Nadab and Abihu destroyed for offering, with strange fire. Le 10:1,2.

17. Korah and his company punished for offering. Nu 16:16-35.

18. Uzziah punished for offering. 2Ch 26:16-21.

19. Presented to Christ by the wise men. Mt 2:11.

20. Illustrative of

a. The merits of Christ. Re 8:3,4.

b. Prayer. Ps 141:2; Mal 1:11; Re 5:8.