Revelation 8:3-4

The Seventh Seal and the Golden Censer

3 And another angel came and stood w at the altar with a golden censer, and he was given much incense to offer with x the prayers of all the saints on y the golden altar before the throne, 4 and z the smoke of the incense, with the prayers of the saints, rose before God from the hand of the angel.

  1. Cross References
    Amos 9:1
    I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and he said: "Strike the capitals until the thresholds shake, and shatter them on the heads of all the people; and those who are left of them I will kill with the sword; not one of them shall flee away; not one of them shall escape.
  2. Cross References
    Revelation 5:8
    And when he had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each holding a harp, and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
  3. Cross References
    Revelation 9:13
    Then the sixth angel blew his trumpet, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar before God.
    Exodus 30:1
    You shall make an altar on which to burn incense; you shall make it of acacia wood.
    Exodus 30:3
    You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top and around its sides and its horns. And you shall make a molding of gold around it.
  4. Cross References
    Psalms 141:2
    Let my prayer be counted as incense before you, and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice!
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