Exodus 27:2
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New American Standard Bible
"You shall make its horns on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it, and you shall overlay it with bronze.

King James Bible
And thou shalt make the horns of it upon the four corners thereof: his horns shall be of the same: and thou shalt overlay it with brass.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt make its horns at the four corners thereof; its horns shall be of itself; and thou shalt overlay it with copper.

World English Bible
You shall make its horns on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it; and you shall overlay it with brass.

Young's Literal Translation
And thou hast made its horns on its four corners, its horns are of the same, and thou hast overlaid it with brass.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

His horns shall be of the same - These horns were projections pointing upward in the form either of a small obelisk, or of the horn of an ox. They were to be actually parts of the altar, not merely superadded to it. On them the blood of the sin-offering was smeared Exodus 29:12; Leviticus 4:7; Leviticus 8:15; Leviticus 9:9; Leviticus 16:18. To take hold of them appears to have been regarded as an emphatic mode of laying claim to the supposed right of sanctuary (Exodus 21:14 note; 1 Kings 1:50).

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Exodus 27:3
"You shall make its pails for removing its ashes, and its shovels and its basins and its forks and its firepans; you shall make all its utensils of bronze.

Exodus 29:12
"You shall take some of the blood of the bull and put it on the horns of the altar with your finger; and you shall pour out all the blood at the base of the altar.

Numbers 3:31
Now their duties involved the ark, the table, the lampstand, the altars, and the utensils of the sanctuary with which they minister, and the screen, and all the service concerning them;

1 Kings 1:50
And Adonijah was afraid of Solomon, and he arose, went and took hold of the horns of the altar.

2 Kings 16:14
The bronze altar, which was before the LORD, he brought from the front of the house, from between his altar and the house of the LORD, and he put it on the north side of his altar.

2 Chronicles 4:1
Then he made a bronze altar, twenty cubits in length and twenty cubits in width and ten cubits in height.

Psalm 118:27
The LORD is God, and He has given us light; Bind the festival sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.

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