Easton's Bible Dictionary: M. G. Easton, M.A., D.D.

Firepan

(Ex. 27:3, 38:3), one of the vessels of the temple service (rendered "snuff-dish" Ex. 25:38, 37:23; and "censer" Lev. 10:1, 16:12). It was probably a metallic cinder-basin used for the purpose of carrying live coal for burning incense, and of carrying away the snuff in trimming the lamps.


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