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Want to know what the Bible says about Burning Incense? Here are 326 Bible verses about Burning Incense from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Revelation 5:8 NIV
And when he had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of God’s people.
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Luke 1:10 NIV
And when the time for the burning of incense came, all the assembled worshipers were praying outside.
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Exodus 30:9 NIV
Do not offer on this altar any other incense or any burnt offering or grain offering, and do not pour a drink offering on it.
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Revelation 8:3-4 NIV
3 Another angel, who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all God’s people, on the golden altar in front of the throne. 4 The smoke of the incense, together with the prayers of God’s people, went up before God from the angel’s hand.
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Leviticus 10:1-2 NIV
10 Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu took their censers, put fire in them and added incense; and they offered unauthorized fire before the Lord, contrary to his command. 2 So fire came out from the presence of the Lord and consumed them, and they died before the Lord.
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Leviticus 16:12-13 NIV
12 He is to take a censer full of burning coals from the altar before the Lord and two handfuls of finely ground fragrant incense and take them behind the curtain. 13 He is to put the incense on the fire before the Lord, and the smoke of the incense will conceal the atonement cover above the tablets of the covenant law, so that he will not die.
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Exodus 30:7-8 NIV
7 “Aaron must burn fragrant incense on the altar every morning when he tends the lamps. 8 He must burn incense again when he lights the lamps at twilight so incense will burn regularly before the Lord for the generations to come.
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Leviticus 16:12 NIV
He is to take a censer full of burning coals from the altar before the Lord and two handfuls of finely ground fragrant incense and take them behind the curtain.
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Malachi 1:11 NIV
My name will be great among the nations, from where the sun rises to where it sets. In every place incense and pure offerings will be brought to me, because my name will be great among the nations,” says the Lord Almighty.
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Revelation 8:3 NIV
Another angel, who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all God’s people, on the golden altar in front of the throne.
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Isaiah 1:13 NIV
Stop bringing meaningless offerings!
    Your incense is detestable to me.
New Moons, Sabbaths and convocations
    I cannot bear your worthless assemblies.
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Exodus 30:1 NIV
“Make an altar of acacia wood for burning incense.
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Exodus 25:6 NIV
olive oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;
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Exodus 30:8 NIV
He must burn incense again when he lights the lamps at twilight so incense will burn regularly before the Lord for the generations to come.
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Exodus 40:5 NIV
Place the gold altar of incense in front of the ark of the covenant law and put the curtain at the entrance to the tabernacle.
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Leviticus 16:13 NIV
He is to put the incense on the fire before the Lord, and the smoke of the incense will conceal the atonement cover above the tablets of the covenant law, so that he will not die.
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Exodus 30:7 NIV
“Aaron must burn fragrant incense on the altar every morning when he tends the lamps.
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Exodus 40:27 NIV
and burned fragrant incense on it, as the Lord commanded him.
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Exodus 30:34 NIV
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Take fragrant spices —gum resin, onycha and galbanum—and pure frankincense, all in equal amounts,
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Deuteronomy 33:10 NIV
He teaches your precepts to Jacob
    and your law to Israel.
He offers incense before you
    and whole burnt offerings on your altar.
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