Verses with the word altar in the Apocrypha (51 verses):
1 Esdras 1:18
And offer sacrifices upon the altar of the Lord, according to the commandment of king Josias.
1 Esdras 4:52
And other ten talents yearly, to maintain the burnt offerings upon the altar every day, as they had a commandment to offer seventeen:
1 Esdras 5:48
Then stood up Jesus the son of Josedec, and his brethren the priests and Zorobabel the son of Salathiel, and his brethren, and made ready the altar of the God of Israel,
1 Esdras 5:50
And there were gathered unto them out of the other nations of the land, and they erected the altar upon his own place, because all the nations of the land were at enmity with them, and oppressed them; and they offered sacrifices according to the time, and burnt offerings to the Lord both morning and evening.
1 Esdras 8:15
To the end that they may offer sacrifices unto the Lord upon the altar of the Lord their God, which is in Jerusalem.
2 Esdras 10:21
For thou seest that our sanctuary is laid waste, our altar broken down, our temple destroyed;
But I alone went often to Jerusalem at the feasts, as it was ordained unto all the people of Israel by an everlasting decree, having the firstfruits and tenths of increase, with that which was first shorn; and them gave I at the altar to the priests the children of Aaron.
For they were newly returned from the captivity, and all the people of Judea were lately gathered together: and the vessels, and the altar, and the house, were sanctified after the profanation.
Thus every man and women, and the little children, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, fell before the temple, and cast ashes upon their heads, and spread out their sackcloth before the face of the Lord: also they put sackcloth about the altar,
Now therefore, O brethren, let us shew an example to our brethren, because their hearts depend upon us, and the sanctuary, and the house, and the altar, rest upon us.
Throw down their strength in thy power, and bring down their force in thy wrath: for they have purposed to defile thy sanctuary, and to pollute the tabernacle where thy glorious name resteth and to cast down with sword the horn of thy altar.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:8
Thou hast commanded me to build a temple upon thy holy mount, and an altar in the city wherein thou dwellest, a resemblance of the holy tabernacle, which thou hast prepared from the beginning.
The offering of the righteous maketh the altar fat, and the sweet savour thereof is before the most High.
He set singers also before the altar, that by their voices they might make sweet melody, and daily sing praises in their songs.
When he put on the robe of honour, and was clothed with the perfection of glory, when he went up to the holy altar, he made the garment of holiness honourable.
When he took the portions out of the priests' hands, he himself stood by the hearth of the altar, compassed about, as a young cedar in Libanus; and as palm trees compassed they him round about.
And finishing the service at the altar, that he might adorn the offering of the most high Almighty,
He stretched out his hand to the cup, and poured of the blood of the grape, he poured out at the foot of the altar a sweetsmelling savour unto the most high King of all.
And they said, Behold, we have sent you money to buy you burnt offerings, and sin offerings, and incense, and prepare ye manna, and offer upon the altar of the Lord our God;
Additions to Esther 14:9
That they will abolish the thing that thou with thy mouth hast ordained, and destroy thine inheritance, and stop the mouth of them that praise thee, and quench the glory of thy house, and of thine altar,
1 Maccabees 1:21
And entered proudly into the sanctuary, and took away the golden altar, and the candlestick of light, and all the vessels thereof,
1 Maccabees 1:54
Now the fifteenth day of the month Casleu, in the hundred forty and fifth year, they set up the abomination of desolation upon the altar, and builded idol altars throughout the cities of Juda on every side;
1 Maccabees 1:59
Now the five and twentieth day of the month they did sacrifice upon the idol altar, which was upon the altar of God.
1 Maccabees 2:23
Now when he had left speaking these words, there came one of the Jews in the sight of all to sacrifice on the altar which was at Modin, according to the king's commandment.
1 Maccabees 2:24
Which thing when Mattathias saw, he was inflamed with zeal, and his reins trembled, neither could he forbear to shew his anger according to judgment: wherefore he ran, and slew him upon the altar.
1 Maccabees 2:25
Also the king's commissioner, who compelled men to sacrifice, he killed at that time, and the altar he pulled down.
1 Maccabees 4:38
And when they saw the sanctuary desolate, and the altar profaned, and the gates burned up, and shrubs growing in the courts as in a forest, or in one of the mountains, yea, and the priests' chambers pulled down;
1 Maccabees 4:44
And when as they consulted what to do with the altar of burnt offerings, which was profaned;
1 Maccabees 4:47
Then they took whole stones according to the law, and built a new altar according to the former;
1 Maccabees 4:49
They made also new holy vessels, and into the temple they brought the candlestick, and the altar of burnt offerings, and of incense, and the table.
1 Maccabees 4:50
And upon the altar they burned incense, and the lamps that were upon the candlestick they lighted, that they might give light in the temple.
1 Maccabees 4:53
And offered sacrifice according to the law upon the new altar of burnt offerings, which they had made.
1 Maccabees 4:56
And so they kept the dedication of the altar eight days and offered burnt offerings with gladness, and sacrificed the sacrifice of deliverance and praise.
1 Maccabees 4:59
Moreover Judas and his brethren with the whole congregation of Israel ordained, that the days of the dedication of the altar should be kept in their season from year to year by the space of eight days, from the five and twentieth day of the month Casleu, with mirth and gladness.
1 Maccabees 5:1
Now when the nations round about heard that the altar was built and the sanctuary renewed as before, it displeased them very much.
1 Maccabees 6:7
Also that they had pulled down the abomination, which he had set up upon the altar in Jerusalem, and that they had compassed about the sanctuary with high walls, as before, and his city Bethsura.
1 Maccabees 7:36
Then the priests entered in, and stood before the altar and the temple, weeping, and saying,
2 Maccabees 1:18
Therefore whereas we are now purposed to keep the purification of the temple upon the five and twentieth day of the month Casleu, we thought it necessary to certify you thereof, that ye also might keep it, as the feast of the tabernacles, and of the fire, which was given us when Neemias offered sacrifice, after that he had builded the temple and the altar.
2 Maccabees 1:19
For when our fathers were led into Persia, the priests that were then devout took the fire of the altar privily, and hid it in an hollow place of a pit without water, where they kept it sure, so that the place was unknown to all men.
2 Maccabees 1:32
When this was done, there was kindled a flame: but it was consumed by the light that shined from the altar.
2 Maccabees 2:5
And when Jeremy came thither, he found an hollow cave, wherein he laid the tabernacle, and the ark, and the altar of incense, and so stopped the door.
2 Maccabees 2:19
Now as concerning Judas Maccabeus, and his brethren, and the purification of the great temple, and the dedication of the altar,
2 Maccabees 3:15
But the priests, prostrating themselves before the altar in their priests' vestments, called unto heaven upon him that made a law concerning things given to he kept, that they should safely be preserved for such as had committed them to be kept.
2 Maccabees 4:14
That the priests had no courage to serve any more at the altar, but despising the temple, and neglecting the sacrifices, hastened to be partakers of the unlawful allowance in the place of exercise, after the game of Discus called them forth;
2 Maccabees 6:5
The altar also was filled with profane things, which the law forbiddeth.
2 Maccabees 10:3
And having cleansed the temple they made another altar, and striking stones they took fire out of them, and offered a sacrifice after two years, and set forth incense, and lights, and shewbread.
2 Maccabees 10:26
And fell down at the foot of the altar, and besought him to be merciful to them, and to be an enemy to their enemies, and an adversary to their adversaries, as the law declareth.
2 Maccabees 13:8
For inasmuch as he had committed many sins about the altar, whose fire and ashes were holy, he received his death in ashes.
2 Maccabees 14:3
Now one Alcimus, who had been high priest, and had defiled himself wilfully in the times of their mingling with the Gentiles, seeing that by no means he could save himself, nor have any more access to the holy altar,
2 Maccabees 14:33
He stretched out his right hand toward the temple, and made an oath in this manner: If ye will not deliver me Judas as a prisoner, I will lay this temple of God even with the ground, and I will break down the altar, and erect a notable temple unto Bacchus.
2 Maccabees 15:31
So when he was there, and called them of his nation together, and set the priests before the altar, he sent for them that were of the tower,