The embers of the sacred fire seem to have been removed in the grate, which was carried apart from the brazen altar; both being covered from view by purple cloths.
And shall put thereon the covering of badgers' skins
, and shall spread over [it
] a cloth
wholly of blue, and shall put
in the staves
thereof. ... And they shall take a cloth of blue, and cover the candlestick of the light, and his lamps, and his tongs, and his snuffdishes, and all the oil vessels thereof, wherewith they minister unto it:
And upon the golden altar they shall spread a cloth of blue, and cover it with a covering of badgers' skins, and shall put to the staves thereof: ... And they shall take all the instruments of ministry, wherewith they minister in the sanctuary, and put [them
] in a cloth of blue, and cover them with a covering of badgers' skins, and shall put [them
] on a bar:
And thou shalt make his pans to receive his ashes, and his shovels
, and his basons
, and his fleshhooks, and his firepans
: all the vessels thereof thou shalt make [of
] brass. ... And thou shalt put it under the compass of the altar
beneath, that the net may be even to the midst of the altar.
And of the blue
, and purple, and scarlet, they made cloths
of service, to do service in the holy [place]
, and made the holy
garments for Aaron; as the LORD commanded Moses.
of service to do service in the holy
], and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and his sons' garments, to minister in the priest's office.
And the fire
upon the altar shall be burning in it; it shall not be put out: and the priest shall burn wood
on it every morning, and lay the burnt offering in order upon it; and he shall burn thereon the fat of the peace offerings. ... The fire shall ever be burning upon the altar; it shall never go out.