Exodus 40:10
New International Version
Then anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils; consecrate the altar, and it will be most holy.

New Living Translation
Anoint the altar of burnt offering and its utensils to consecrate them. Then the altar will become absolutely holy.

English Standard Version
You shall also anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar, so that the altar may become most holy.

Berean Study Bible
Anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils; consecrate the altar, and it shall be most holy.

King James Bible
And thou shalt anoint the altar of the burnt offering, and all his vessels, and sanctify the altar: and it shall be an altar most holy.

New King James Version
You shall anoint the altar of the burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar. The altar shall be most holy.

New American Standard Bible
You shall also anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar, and the altar shall be most holy.

NASB 1995
“You shall anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar, and the altar shall be most holy.

NASB 1977
“And you shall anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar; and the altar shall be most holy.

Amplified Bible
You shall anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar, and the altar shall be most holy.

Christian Standard Bible
Anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils; consecrate the altar so that it will be especially holy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils; consecrate the altar so that it will be especially holy.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt anoint the altar of burnt-offering, and all its vessels, and sanctify the altar: and the altar shall be most holy.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And anoint the altar of burning and all its implements and hallow the altar, and the altar will be The Holy of Holies.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt anoint the altar of burnt-offerings, and all its furniture; and thou shalt hallow the altar, and the altar shall be most holy.

Contemporary English Version
Do the same thing with the altar for offering sacrifices and its equipment

Douay-Rheims Bible
The altar of holocaust and all its vessels:

English Revised Version
And thou shalt anoint the altar of burnt offering, and all its vessels, and sanctify the altar: and the altar shall be most holy.

Good News Translation
Next, dedicate the altar and all its equipment by anointing it, and it will be completely holy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Anoint the altar for burnt offerings and all the utensils. In this way you will dedicate the altar, and it will be most holy.

International Standard Version
"You are to anoint the altar for burnt offerings and all its utensils. You are to consecrate the altar and the altar will be most holy.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And thou shalt anoint the altar of burnt-offering, and all its vessels, and sanctify the altar; and the altar shall be most holy.

Literal Standard Version
and you have anointed the altar of the burnt-offering, and all its vessels, and sanctified the altar, and the altar has been most holy;

NET Bible
Then you are to anoint the altar for the burnt offering with all its utensils; you are to sanctify the altar, and it will be the most holy altar.

New Heart English Bible
You shall anoint the altar of burnt offering, with all its vessels, and sanctify the altar: and the altar will be most holy.

World English Bible
You shall anoint the altar of burnt offering, with all its vessels, and sanctify the altar: and the altar will be most holy.

Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast anointed the altar of the burnt-offering, and all its vessels, and sanctified the altar, and the altar hath been most holy;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Setting Up the Tabernacle
9Take the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle and everything in it; consecrate it along with all its furnishings, and it shall be holy. 10Anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils; consecrate the altar, and it shall be most holy. 11Anoint the basin and its stand and consecrate them.…

Cross References
Exodus 29:36
Sacrifice a bull as a sin offering each day for atonement. Purify the altar by making atonement for it, and anoint it to consecrate it.

Exodus 29:37
For seven days you shall make atonement for the altar and consecrate it. Then the altar will become most holy; whatever touches the altar will be holy.

Exodus 40:11
Anoint the basin and its stand and consecrate them.

Leviticus 6:17
It must not be baked with leaven; I have assigned it as their portion of My offerings made by fire. It is most holy, like the sin offering and the guilt offering.


Treasury of Scripture

And you shall anoint the altar of the burnt offering, and all his vessels, and sanctify the altar: and it shall be an altar most holy.

sanctify

Exodus 29:36,37
And thou shalt offer every day a bullock for a sin offering for atonement: and thou shalt cleanse the altar, when thou hast made an atonement for it, and thou shalt anoint it, to sanctify it…

Leviticus 8:11
And he sprinkled thereof upon the altar seven times, and anointed the altar and all his vessels, both the laver and his foot, to sanctify them.

Isaiah 11:2
And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;

most holy Heb.

Luke 1:35
And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

1 Corinthians 1:30
But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:

2 Corinthians 5:21
For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.









Verse 10. - An altar most holy. Not really more holy than the rest of the tabernacle and its contents, which are all pronounced" most holy" in Exodus 30:29; but requiring more to have its holiness continually borne in mind, since "it was more exposed to contact with the people" than the tabernacle and its vessels (Keil).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Anoint
וּמָשַׁחְתָּ֛ (ū·mā·šaḥ·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 4886: To rub with oil, to anoint, to consecrate, to paint

the altar
מִזְבַּ֥ח (miz·baḥ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4196: An altar

of burnt offering
הָעֹלָ֖ה (hā·‘ō·lāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5930: Whole burnt offering

and all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

its utensils;
כֵּלָ֑יו (kê·lāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus

consecrate
וְקִדַּשְׁתָּ֙ (wə·qid·daš·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6942: To be set apart or consecrated

the altar
הַמִּזְבֵּ֔חַ (ham·miz·bê·aḥ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4196: An altar

and it shall be
וְהָיָ֥ה (wə·hā·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

most
קֹ֥דֶשׁ (qō·ḏeš)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity

holy.
קָֽדָשִֽׁים׃ (qā·ḏā·šîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity


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