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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Altars

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  • Designed for sacrifice
    Exodus 20:24

  • To be made of earth, or unhewn stone
    Exodus 20:24,25 ; Deuteronomy 27:5,6

  • Of brick, hateful to God
    Isaiah 65:3

  • Natural rocks sometimes used as
    Judges 6:19-21 ; 13:19,20

  • Were not to have steps up to them
    Exodus 20:26

  • For idolatrous worship, often erected on roofs of houses
    2 Kings 23:12 ; Jeremiah 19:13 ; 32:29

  • Idolaters planted groves near
    Judges 6:30 ; 1 Kings 16:32,33 ; 2 Kings 21:3

  • The Jews not to plant groves near
    Deuteronomy 16:21

  • For idolatrous worship, to be destroyed
    Exodus 34:13 ; Deuteronomy 7:5

  • Probable origin of inscriptions on
    Deuteronomy 27:8

  • MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE
    • Of Noah
      Genesis 8:20
    • Of Abraham
      Genesis 12:7,8 ; 13:18 ; 22:9
    • Of Isaac
      Genesis 26:25
    • Of Jacob
      Genesis 33:20 ; 35:1,3,7
    • Of Moses
      Exodus 17:15 ; 24:4
    • Of Balaam
      Numbers 23:1,14,29
    • Of Joshua
      Joshua 8:30,31
    • Of the temple of Solomon
      2 Chronicles 4:1,19
    • Of the second temple
      Ezra 3:2,3
    • Of Reubenites, &c east of Jordan
      Joshua 22:10
    • Of Gideon
      Judges 6:26,27
    • Of the people of Israel
      Judges 21:4
    • Of Samuel
      1 Samuel 7:17
    • Of David
      2 Samuel 24:21,25
    • Of Jeroboam at Bethel
      1 Kings 12:33
    • Of Ahaz
      2 Kings 16:10-12
    • Of the Athenians
      Acts 17:23
    • For burnt-offering
      Exodus 27:1-8
    • For incense
      Exodus 30:1-6

  • Protection afforded by
    1 Kings 1:50,51

  • Afforded no protection to murderers
    Exodus 21:14 ; 1 Kings 2:18-34

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Altars'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. http://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/a/altars.html. 1897.

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