In later Christian typology the smoke of incense in the tabernacle typically signifies offered prayer. This was developed in medieval Christian art.
What religion uses sage?
While sage is commonly associated with smudging and several Native American, First Nations, Inuit or Métis cultures may use forms of sage that are local to their region, the use of sage is neither universal, nor as widespread as many believe.
What does the KJV Bible say about incense?
Ye shall offer no strange incense thereon, nor burnt sacrifice, nor meat offering; neither shall ye pour drink offering thereon.
What were the sages in the Bible?
The function of the sage is non-specific and the least institutionalised of leadership roles in Israel. It is a generic characteristic and not confined to one group of people. All persons skilled in some trait or profession possess wisdom of some sort: craftsmen, potters, builders, farmers (Isa 28:23–29).