In the tent of meeting outside the veil that is in front of the testimony, Aaron and his sons are to tend the lamp from evening until morning before the LORD. This is to be a permanent statute for the Israelites throughout their generations.
Aaron must burn fragrant incense on it; he must burn it every morning when he tends the lamps.
When Aaron sets up the lamps at twilight, he must burn incense. There is to be an incense [offering] before the LORD throughout your generations.
And say to them: This is the fire offering you are to present to the LORD: "Each day [present] two unblemished year-old male lambs as a regular burnt offering.
But when he became strong, he grew arrogant and it led to his own destruction. He acted unfaithfully against the LORD his God by going into the LORD's sanctuary to burn incense on the incense altar.
Azariah the priest, along with 80 brave priests of the Lord, went in after him.
They took their stand against King Uzziah and said, "Uzziah, you have no right to offer incense to the LORD-- only the consecrated priests, the descendants of Aaron, have the right to offer incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have acted unfaithfully! You will not receive honor from the LORD God."
Uzziah, with a censer in his hand to offer incense, was enraged. But when he became enraged with the priests, in the presence of the priests in the LORD's temple beside the altar of incense, a skin disease broke out on his forehead.
It made itself great, even up to the Prince of the host; it removed His daily sacrifice and overthrew the place of His sanctuary.
When his division was on duty and he was serving as priest before God,
it happened that he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to enter the sanctuary of the Lord and burn incense.
At the hour of incense the whole assembly of the people was praying outside.
An angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the altar of incense.