altars of the tabernacle


The altar of holocaust was within the court of the Tabernacle to the east of the entrance. It was of setim wood covered with plates of brass, the whole structure filled with rocks and earth, and measured 5 cubits square and 3 in height. The altar of incense, used for incense offerings in the Old Law, was within the Tabernacle. It measured 1 cubit in length, as much in breadth, and 2 cubits in height, and was of setim wood overlaid with gold.

MLA Citation

  • “altars of the tabernacle”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 October 2010. Web. 24 June 2021. <>