30 “Make an altar of acacia wood for burning incense.2 It is to be square, a cubit long and a cubit wide, and two cubits high[a]—its horns of one piece with it.3 Overlay the top and all the sides and the horns with pure gold, and make a gold molding around it.4 Make two gold rings for the altar below the molding—two on each of the opposite sides—to hold the poles used to carry it.5 Make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.6 Put the altar in front of the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law—before the atonement cover that is over the tablets of the covenant law—where I will meet with you.
7 “Aaron must burn fragrant incense on the altar every morning when he tends the lamps.
Exodus 30:2That is, about 1 1/2 feet long and wide and 3 feet high or about 45 centimeters long and wide and 90 centimeters high
18 They confronted King Uzziah and said, “It is not right for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to the Lord. That is for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who have been consecrated to burn incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have been unfaithful; and you will not be honored by the Lord God.”
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