100 Bible Verses about Altar Of Sacrifice

Exodus 20:24 ESV / 19 helpful votes

An altar of earth you shall make for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen. In every place where I cause my name to be remembered I will come to you and bless you.

Romans 12:1 ESV / 18 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

Genesis 12:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Then the Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your offspring I will give this land.” So he built there an altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him.

Exodus 27:1-8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“You shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad. The altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits. And you shall make horns for it on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it, and you shall overlay it with bronze. You shall make pots for it to receive its ashes, and shovels and basins and forks and fire pans. You shall make all its utensils of bronze. You shall also make for it a grating, a network of bronze, and on the net you shall make four bronze rings at its four corners. And you shall set it under the ledge of the altar so that the net extends halfway down the altar. ...

Genesis 8:20 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and took some of every clean animal and some of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar.

Hosea 6:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.

Hebrews 13:16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

Exodus 24:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And Moses wrote down all the words of the Lord. He rose early in the morning and built an altar at the foot of the mountain, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

Exodus 17:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And Moses built an altar and called the name of it, The Lord Is My Banner,

Genesis 22:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

When they came to the place of which God had told him, Abraham built the altar there and laid the wood in order and bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.

Ephesians 5:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

2 Chronicles 4:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He made an altar of bronze, twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide and ten cubits high.

1 Kings 8:64 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The same day the king consecrated the middle of the court that was before the house of the Lord, for there he offered the burnt offering and the grain offering and the fat pieces of the peace offerings, because the bronze altar that was before the Lord was too small to receive the burnt offering and the grain offering and the fat pieces of the peace offerings.

Genesis 26:25 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So he built an altar there and called upon the name of the Lord and pitched his tent there. And there Isaac's servants dug a well.

Hebrews 13:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

We have an altar from which those who serve the tent have no right to eat.

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

John 14:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

1 Samuel 15:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And Samuel said, “Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams.

Exodus 20:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

If you make me an altar of stone, you shall not build it of hewn stones, for if you wield your tool on it you profane it.

Revelation 9:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then the sixth angel blew his trumpet, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar before God,

Hebrews 13:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.

Psalm 118:27 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The Lord is God, and he has made his light to shine upon us. Bind the festal sacrifice with cords, up to the horns of the altar!

Deuteronomy 27:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

You shall build an altar to the Lord your God of uncut stones. And you shall offer burnt offerings on it to the Lord your God,

Numbers 23:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And Balaam said to Balak, “Build for me here seven altars, and prepare for me here seven bulls and seven rams.”

2 Corinthians 3:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.

John 1:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

Matthew 5:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you,

2 Chronicles 7:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And Solomon consecrated the middle of the court that was before the house of the Lord, for there he offered the burnt offering and the fat of the peace offerings, because the bronze altar Solomon had made could not hold the burnt offering and the grain offering and the fat.

1 Kings 12:32 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And Jeroboam appointed a feast on the fifteenth day of the eighth month like the feast that was in Judah, and he offered sacrifices on the altar. So he did in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves that he made. And he placed in Bethel the priests of the high places that he had made.

Judges 6:26-27 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And build an altar to the Lord your God on the top of the stronghold here, with stones laid in due order. Then take the second bull and offer it as a burnt offering with the wood of the Asherah that you shall cut down.” So Gideon took ten men of his servants and did as the Lord had told him. But because he was too afraid of his family and the men of the town to do it by day, he did it by night.

Joshua 22:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And when they came to the region of the Jordan that is in the land of Canaan, the people of Reuben and the people of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh built there an altar by the Jordan, an altar of imposing size.

Numbers 23:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And Balaam said to Balak, “Build for me here seven altars and prepare for me here seven bulls and seven rams.”

Genesis 13:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

So Abram moved his tent and came and settled by the oaks of Mamre, which are at Hebron, and there he built an altar to the Lord.

1 Peter 2:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

Acts 17:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For as I passed along and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription, ‘To the unknown god.’ What therefore you worship as unknown, this I proclaim to you.

John 3:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Matthew 9:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”

Proverbs 21:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.

Psalm 51:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

2 Chronicles 33:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He also restored the altar of the Lord and offered on it sacrifices of peace offerings and of thanksgiving, and he commanded Judah to serve the Lord, the God of Israel.

1 Kings 6:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits long, twenty cubits wide, and twenty cubits high, and he overlaid it with pure gold. He also overlaid an altar of cedar.

Joshua 8:30-31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

At that time Joshua built an altar to the Lord, the God of Israel, on Mount Ebal, just as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded the people of Israel, as it is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, “an altar of uncut stones, upon which no man has wielded an iron tool.” And they offered on it burnt offerings to the Lord and sacrificed peace offerings.

Numbers 23:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he took him to the field of Zophim, to the top of Pisgah, and built seven altars and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.

Leviticus 1:1-17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The Lord called Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When any one of you brings an offering to the Lord, you shall bring your offering of livestock from the herd or from the flock. “If his offering is a burnt offering from the herd, he shall offer a male without blemish. He shall bring it to the entrance of the tent of meeting, that he may be accepted before the Lord. He shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him. Then he shall kill the bull before the Lord, and Aaron's sons the priests shall bring the blood and throw the blood against the sides of the altar that is at the entrance of the tent of meeting. ...

Exodus 30:1-6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“You shall make an altar on which to burn incense; you shall make it of acacia wood. A cubit shall be its length, and a cubit its breadth. It shall be square, and two cubits shall be its height. Its horns shall be of one piece with it. 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. And you shall make two golden rings for it. Under its molding on two opposite sides of it you shall make them, and they shall be holders for poles with which to carry it. You shall make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold. ...

Exodus 27:1-2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“You shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad. The altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits. And you shall make horns for it on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it, and you shall overlay it with bronze.

Exodus 20:26 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And you shall not go up by steps to my altar, that your nakedness be not exposed on it.’

Genesis 22:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.”

Genesis 13:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

To the place where he had made an altar at the first. And there Abram called upon the name of the Lord.

Revelation 16:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And I heard the altar saying, “Yes, Lord God the Almighty, true and just are your judgments!”

Philippians 2:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Even if I am to be poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all.

Malachi 2:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And this second thing you do. You cover the Lord's altar with tears, with weeping and groaning because he no longer regards the offering or accepts it with favor from your hand.

Ezekiel 41:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

An altar of wood, three cubits high, two cubits long, and two cubits broad. Its corners, its base, and its walls were of wood. He said to me, “This is the table that is before the Lord.”

Jeremiah 7:31 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And they have built the high places of Topheth, which is in the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire, which I did not command, nor did it come into my mind.

Psalm 40:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In sacrifice and offering you have not delighted, but you have given me an open ear. Burnt offering and sin offering you have not required.

2 Chronicles 15:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

As soon as Asa heard these words, the prophecy of Azariah the son of Oded, he took courage and put away the detestable idols from all the land of Judah and Benjamin and from the cities that he had taken in the hill country of Ephraim, and he repaired the altar of the Lord that was in front of the vestibule of the house of the Lord.

2 Kings 23:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the altars on the roof of the upper chamber of Ahaz, which the kings of Judah had made, and the altars that Manasseh had made in the two courts of the house of the Lord, he pulled down and broke in pieces and cast the dust of them into the brook Kidron.

2 Kings 21:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he burned his son as an offering and used fortune-telling and omens and dealt with mediums and with necromancers. He did much evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking him to anger.

2 Kings 21:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For he rebuilt the high places that Hezekiah his father had destroyed, and he erected altars for Baal and made an Asherah, as Ahab king of Israel had done, and worshiped all the host of heaven and served them.

1 Kings 7:48 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So Solomon made all the vessels that were in the house of the Lord: the golden altar, the golden table for the bread of the Presence,

2 Samuel 24:25 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And David built there an altar to the Lord and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the Lord responded to the plea for the land, and the plague was averted from Israel.

Judges 13:19-20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So Manoah took the young goat with the grain offering, and offered it on the rock to the Lord, to the one who works wonders, and Manoah and his wife were watching. And when the flame went up toward heaven from the altar, the angel of the Lord went up in the flame of the altar. Now Manoah and his wife were watching, and they fell on their faces to the ground.

Deuteronomy 16:21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You shall not plant any tree as an Asherah beside the altar of the Lord your God that you shall make.

Leviticus 16:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he shall take a censer full of coals of fire from the altar before the Lord, and two handfuls of sweet incense beaten small, and he shall bring it inside the veil

Exodus 39:39 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The bronze altar, and its grating of bronze, its poles, and all its utensils; the basin and its stand;

Exodus 29:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And shall take part of the blood of the bull and put it on the horns of the altar with your finger, and the rest of the blood you shall pour out at the base of the altar.

Exodus 27:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And you shall make horns for it on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it, and you shall overlay it with bronze.

Exodus 20:24-25 ESV / 5 helpful votes

An altar of earth you shall make for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen. In every place where I cause my name to be remembered I will come to you and bless you. If you make me an altar of stone, you shall not build it of hewn stones, for if you wield your tool on it you profane it.

Genesis 35:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.”

Revelation 5:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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.

1 John 2:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

1 Peter 2:4-10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. For it stands in Scripture: “Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and whoever believes in him will not be put to shame.” So the honor is for you who believe, but for those who do not believe, “The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,” and “A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense.” They stumble because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do. ...

Hebrews 10:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And by that will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

Hebrews 9:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins.

Hebrews 9:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

How much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God.

Philippians 4:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I have received full payment, and more. I am well supplied, having received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent, a fragrant offering, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God.

1 Corinthians 5:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Cleanse out the old leaven that you may be a new lump, as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Luke 9:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.

Leviticus 17:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it for you on the altar to make atonement for your souls, for it is the blood that makes atonement by the life.

John 2:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples.

Luke 1:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.

Matthew 27:50-51 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice and yielded up his spirit. And behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. And the earth shook, and the rocks were split.

Matthew 5:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

2 Chronicles 4:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So Solomon made all the vessels that were in the house of God: the golden altar, the tables for the bread of the Presence,

1 Kings 16:32 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He erected an altar for Baal in the house of Baal, which he built in Samaria.

1 Kings 9:25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Three times a year Solomon used to offer up burnt offerings and peace offerings on the altar that he built to the Lord, making offerings with it before the Lord. So he finished the house.

1 Samuel 14:35 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And Saul built an altar to the Lord; it was the first altar that he built to the Lord.

1 Samuel 7:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then he would return to Ramah, for his home was there, and there also he judged Israel. And he built there an altar to the Lord.

Joshua 22:34 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The people of Reuben and the people of Gad called the altar Witness, “For,” they said, “it is a witness between us that the Lord is God.”

Joshua 8:31 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Just as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded the people of Israel, as it is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, “an altar of uncut stones, upon which no man has wielded an iron tool.” And they offered on it burnt offerings to the Lord and sacrificed peace offerings.

Deuteronomy 12:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And offer your burnt offerings, the flesh and the blood, on the altar of the Lord your God. The blood of your sacrifices shall be poured out on the altar of the Lord your God, but the flesh you may eat.

Leviticus 9:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And fire came out from before the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the pieces of fat on the altar, and when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell on their faces.

Leviticus 9:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then Moses said to Aaron, “Draw near to the altar and offer your sin offering and your burnt offering and make atonement for yourself and for the people, and bring the offering of the people and make atonement for them, as the Lord has commanded.”

Exodus 13:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Consecrate to me all the firstborn. Whatever is the first to open the womb among the people of Israel, both of man and of beast, is mine.”

Genesis 35:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then let us arise and go up to Bethel, so that I may make there an altar to the God who answers me in the day of my distress and has been with me wherever I have gone.”

Genesis 35:1-29 ESV / 3 helpful votes

God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.” So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, “Put away the foreign gods that are among you and purify yourselves and change your garments. Then let us arise and go up to Bethel, so that I may make there an altar to the God who answers me in the day of my distress and has been with me wherever I have gone.” So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods that they had, and the rings that were in their ears. Jacob hid them under the terebinth tree that was near Shechem. And as they journeyed, a terror from God fell upon the cities that were around them, so that they did not pursue the sons of Jacob. ...

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