Luke 1:9
Good News Translation
According to the custom followed by the priests, he was chosen by lot to burn incense on the altar. So he went into the Temple of the Lord,

Contemporary English Version
According to the custom of the priests, he had been chosen to go into the Lord's temple that day and to burn incense,

Douay-Rheims Bible
According to the custom of the priestly office, it was his lot to offer incense, going into the temple of the Lord.

New American Bible
according to the practice of the priestly service, he was chosen by lot to enter the sanctuary of the Lord to burn incense.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

According to the custom of the priestly office, it was his lot to offer incense, going into the temple of the Lord.

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Exodus 30:7,8 And Aaron shall burn sweet smelling incense upon it in the morning. When he shall dress the lamps, he shall burn it: . . .

Exodus 37:25-29 He made also the alter of incense of setim wood, being a cubit on every side foursquare, and in height two cubits: from the corners of which went out horns. . . .

Numbers 16:40 That the children of Israel might have for the time to come wherewith they should be admonished, that no stranger or any one that is not of the seed of Aaron should come near to offer incense to the Lord, lest he should suffer as Core suffered, and all his congregation, according as the Lord spoke to Moses.

1 Samuel 2:28 And I chose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, and burn incense to me, and to wear the ephod before me: and I gave to thy father's house of all the sacrifices of the children of Israel.

1 Chronicles 6:49 But Aaron and his sons offered burnt offerings upon the altar of holocausts, and upon the altar of incense, for every work of the holy of holies: and to pray for Israel according to all that Moses the servant of God had commanded.

1 Chronicles 23:13 The sons of Amram, Aaron, and Moses. And Aaron was separated to minister in the holy of holies, he and his sons for ever, and to burn incense before the Lord, according to his ceremonies, and to bless his name for ever.

2 Chronicles 26:16 But when he was made strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction, and he neglected the Lord his God: and going into the temple of the Lord, he had a mind to burn incense upon the altar of incense.

2 Chronicles 29:11 My sons, be not negligent: the Lord hath chosen you to stand before him, and to minister to him, and to worship him, and to burn incense to him.

Hebrews 9:6 Now these things being thus ordered, into the first tabernacle, the priests indeed always entered, accomplishing the offices of sacrifices.

Context
Gabriel Foretells John's Birth
8And it came to pass, when he executed the priestly function in the order of his course before God, 9According to the custom of the priestly office, it was his lot to offer incense, going into the temple of the Lord. 10And all the multitude of the people was praying without, at the hour of incense.…
Cross References
Exodus 30:7
And Aaron shall burn sweet smelling incense upon it in the morning. When he shall dress the lamps, he shall burn it:

Matthew 27:5
And casting down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed and went and hanged himself with an halter.

Additional Translations
he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to enter the temple of the Lord and burn incense.

according to the custom of the priesthood, it fell to him by lot to burn incense, having entered into the temple of the Lord.

According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.

according to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to enter into the temple of the Lord and burn incense.

it fell to him by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to enter into the temple of the Lord to burn incense.

according to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to enter into the temple of the Lord and burn incense.

According to the custom of the priests' office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.

it fell to his lot--according to the custom of the priesthood--to go into the Sanctuary of the Lord and burn the incense;

according to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to enter into the temple of the Lord and burn incense.

according to the custom of the priesthood, his lot was to make perfume, having gone into the sanctuary of the Lord,
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