The altar of burnt-offering was set up, and in the second year of the return the foundations of the new temple were laid with great solemnity (iii.).
13, and many other passages, to denote the process by which the "savour of satisfaction" in any burnt-offering, whether of flesh or of incense, is produced.
It was of similar construction to the altar of burnt-offering, but smaller, being 2 cubits high and i cubit square (Ex.
That of burnt-offering; (2) the command as to the half-shekel presupposes the census of Num.
A handful of it was also burnt once a year in the Holy of Holies by the high priest on a pan of burning coals taken from the altar of burnt-offering (Lev.