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Exodus 20:26 'And you shall not go up by steps to My altar, that your nakedness may not be exposed on it.'

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Exodus 21:1 >

      26. by steps--a precaution taken for the sake of decency, in consequence of the loose, wide, flowing garments of the priests.

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Where in scripture does it mention the mosaic commandments prescribing the construction of an Altar?

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Brief Summary: The preface to the ten commandments. (1,2) The commandments of the first table. (3-11) Of the second table. (12-17) The fear of the people. (18-21) Idolatry again forbidden. (22-26)

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