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Exodus 29:37

    Exodus 29:37 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Seven days thou shalt make an atonement for the altar, and sanctify it; and it shall be an altar most holy: whatsoever toucheth the altar shall be holy.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Seven days you shall make an atonement for the altar, and sanctify it; and it shall be an altar most holy: whatever touches the altar shall be holy.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Seven days thou shalt make atonement for the altar, and sanctify it: and the altar shall be most holy; whatsoever toucheth the altar shall be holy.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For seven days you are to make offerings for the altar and make it holy, so that it may become completely holy, and anything touching it will become holy.

    Webster's Revision

    Seven days thou shalt make atonement for the altar, and sanctify it: and the altar shall be most holy; whatsoever toucheth the altar shall be holy.

    World English Bible

    Seven days you shall make atonement for the altar, and sanctify it: and the altar shall be most holy; whatever touches the altar shall be holy.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Seven days thou shalt make atonement for the altar, and sanctify it: and the altar shall be most holy; whatsoever toucheth the altar shall be holy.

    Definitions for Exodus 29:37

    Atonement - A covering (for sin).
    Sanctify - To be sacred and set apart.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 29:37

    Whatsoever touches the altar shall be holy - To this our Lord refers Matthew 23:19, where he says the altar sanctifies the gift; and this may be understood as implying that whatever was laid on the altar became the Lord's property, and must be wholly devoted to sacred uses, for in no other sense could such things be sanctified by touching the altar.