12 Take some of the bull’s blood and put it on the horns(A) of the altar with your finger, and pour out the rest of it at the base of the altar.(B)

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It is to be square, a cubit long and a cubit wide, and two cubits high[a]—its horns(A) of one piece with it.

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  1. Exodus 30:2 That is, about 1 1/2 feet long and wide and 3 feet high or about 45 centimeters long and wide and 90 centimeters high
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The Altar of Incense(A)

25 They made the altar of incense(B) out of acacia wood. It was square, a cubit long and a cubit wide and two cubits high[a]—its horns(C) of one piece with it.

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  1. Exodus 37:25 That is, about 1 1/2 feet long and wide and 3 feet high or about 45 centimeters long and wide and 90 centimeters high
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The priest shall then put some of the blood on the horns(A) of the altar of fragrant incense that is before the Lord in the tent of meeting. The rest of the bull’s blood he shall pour out at the base of the altar(B) of burnt offering(C) at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

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50 But Adonijah, in fear of Solomon, went and took hold of the horns(A) of the altar.

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28 When the news reached Joab, who had conspired with Adonijah though not with Absalom, he fled to the tent of the Lord and took hold of the horns(A) of the altar.

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27 The Lord is God,(A)
    and he has made his light shine(B) on us.
With boughs in hand,(C) join in the festal procession
    up[a] to the horns of the altar.(D)

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  1. Psalm 118:27 Or Bind the festal sacrifice with ropes / and take it
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17 “Judah’s sin is engraved with an iron tool,(A)
    inscribed with a flint point,
on the tablets of their hearts(B)
    and on the horns(C) of their altars.

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15 Above that, the altar hearth(A) is four cubits high, and four horns(B) project upward from the hearth.

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14 “On the day I punish(A) Israel for her sins,
    I will destroy the altars of Bethel;(B)
the horns(C) of the altar will be cut off
    and fall to the ground.

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15     and the Lord Almighty will shield(A) them.
They will destroy
    and overcome with slingstones.(B)
They will drink and roar as with wine;(C)
    they will be full like a bowl(D)
    used for sprinkling[a] the corners(E) of the altar.

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  1. Zechariah 9:15 Or bowl, / like
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