Snuff Dish

Snuff dish (מִתתָּה, machtah, Ex 25:38; Ex 27:21; Sept. ὑπόθεμα; Vulg. vasum; elsewhere "censer" or "fire-pan"), a tray for catching the snuff of the lamps of the golden candelabrum; resembling a fire pan or shovel, as the same Hebrew word elsewhere means (Le 16:12; Ex 27:3; Ex 38:3; Nu 16:6 sq.; 1Ki 7:50, etc.). SEE CANDLESTICK.

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