(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.
Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'firepan' Eastons Bible Dictionary". bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.