1 Chronicles 15:12
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New International Version
He said to them, "You are the heads of the Levitical families; you and your fellow Levites are to consecrate yourselves and bring up the ark of the LORD, the God of Israel, to the place I have prepared for it.

New Living Translation
He said to them, "You are the leaders of the Levite families. You must purify yourselves and all your fellow Levites, so you can bring the Ark of the LORD, the God of Israel, to the place I have prepared for it.

English Standard Version
and said to them, “You are the heads of the fathers’ houses of the Levites. Consecrate yourselves, you and your brothers, so that you may bring up the ark of the LORD, the God of Israel, to the place that I have prepared for it.

New American Standard Bible
and said to them, "You are the heads of the fathers' households of the Levites; consecrate yourselves both you and your relatives, that you may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel to the place that I have prepared for it.

King James Bible
And said unto them, Ye are the chief of the fathers of the Levites: sanctify yourselves, both ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel unto the place that I have prepared for it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He said to them, "You are the heads of the Levite families. You and your relatives must consecrate yourselves so that you may bring the ark of the LORD God of Israel to the place I have prepared for it.

International Standard Version
and addressed them: "As leaders of your Levitical families, set yourselves apart, both you and your relatives, so you can be qualified to bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel to the place I've prepared for it.

NET Bible
He told them: "You are the leaders of the Levites' families. You and your relatives must consecrate yourselves and bring the ark of the LORD God of Israel up to the place I have prepared for it.

New Heart English Bible
and said to them, "You are the heads of the ancestral houses of the Levites. Sanctify yourselves, both you and your brothers, that you may bring up the ark of the LORD, the God of Israel, to the place that I have prepared for it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He said to them, "You are the heads of the Levite families. You and your relatives must perform the ceremonies to make yourselves holy. Then bring the ark of the LORD God of Israel to the place I prepared for it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and said unto them: 'Ye are the heads of the fathers' houses of the Levites; sanctify yourselves, both ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of the LORD, the God of Israel, unto the place that I have prepared for it.

New American Standard 1977
and said to them, “You are the heads of the fathers’ households of the Levites; consecrate yourselves both you and your relatives, that you may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel, to the place that I have prepared for it.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and said unto them, Ye are the chief of the fathers among the Levites; sanctify yourselves and your brethren and bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel unto the place that I have prepared for it,

King James 2000 Bible
And said unto them, You are the heads of the fathers' houses of the Levites: Sanctify yourselves, both you and your brethren, that you may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel unto the place that I have prepared for it.

American King James Version
And said to them, You are the chief of the fathers of the Levites: sanctify yourselves, both you and your brothers, that you may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel to the place that I have prepared for it.

American Standard Version
and said unto them, Ye are the heads of the fathers houses of the Levites: sanctify yourselves, both ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of Jehovah, the God of Israel, unto the place that I have prepared for it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: You that are the heads of the Levitical families, be sanctified with your brethren, and brine the ark of the Lord the God of Israel to the place, which is prepared for it:

Darby Bible Translation
and he said to them, Ye are the chief fathers of the Levites; hallow yourselves, ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of Jehovah the God of Israel to [the place that] I have prepared for it.

English Revised Version
and said unto them, Ye are the heads of the fathers' houses of the Levites: sanctify yourselves, both ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of the LORD, the God of Israel, unto the place that I have prepared for it.

Webster's Bible Translation
And said to them, Ye are the chief of the fathers of the Levites: sanctify yourselves, both ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel to the place that I have prepared for it.

World English Bible
and said to them, "You are the heads of the fathers' [houses] of the Levites. Sanctify yourselves, both you and your brothers, that you may bring up the ark of Yahweh, the God of Israel, to the place that I have prepared for it.

Young's Literal Translation
and saith to them, 'Ye are heads of the fathers of the Levites; sanctify yourselves, ye and your brethren, and ye have brought up the ark of Jehovah, God of Israel, unto the place I have prepared for it;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
15:1-24 Wise and good men may be guilty of oversights, which they will correct, as soon as they are aware of them. David does not try to justify what had been done amiss, nor to lay the blame on others; but he owns himself guilty, with others, of not seeking God in due order
Study Bible
Preparations to Move the Ark to Jerusalem
11Then David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, Joel, Shemaiah, Eliel and Amminadab, 12and said to them, "You are the heads of the fathers' households of the Levites; consecrate yourselves both you and your relatives, that you may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel to the place that I have prepared for it. 13"Because you did not carry it at the first, the LORD our God made an outburst on us, for we did not seek Him according to the ordinance."…
Cross References
Exodus 19:14
So Moses went down from the mountain to the people and consecrated the people, and they washed their garments.

Exodus 19:15
He said to the people, "Be ready for the third day; do not go near a woman."

1 Chronicles 15:1
Now David built houses for himself in the city of David; and he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.

1 Chronicles 15:3
And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to its place which he had prepared for it.

1 Chronicles 15:14
So the priests and the Levites consecrated themselves to bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel.

2 Chronicles 35:6
"Now slaughter the Passover animals, sanctify yourselves and prepare for your brethren to do according to the word of the LORD by Moses."

Nehemiah 13:22
And I commanded the Levites that they should purify themselves and come as gatekeepers to sanctify the sabbath day. For this also remember me, O my God, and have compassion on me according to the greatness of Your lovingkindness.
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And said to them, You are the chief of the fathers of the Levites: sanctify yourselves, both you and your brothers, that you may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel to the place that I have prepared for it.

Ye are the chief

1 Chronicles 9:34 These chief fathers of the Levites were chief throughout their generations; …

1 Chronicles 24:31 These likewise cast lots over against their brothers the sons of …

sanctify

1 Chronicles 15:14 So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up …

Exodus 19:14,15 And Moses went down from the mount to the people, and sanctified …

2 Chronicles 5:11 And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place: …

2 Chronicles 29:4,5 And he brought in the priests and the Levites, and gathered them …

2 Chronicles 30:15 Then they killed the passover on the fourteenth day of the second …

2 Chronicles 35:6 So kill the passover, and sanctify yourselves, and prepare your brothers…

Ezekiel 48:11 It shall be for the priests that are sanctified of the sons of Zadok; …

John 17:17 Sanctify them through your truth: your word is truth.

Romans 12:1,2 I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you …

Revelation 5:9,10 And they sung a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the book, …

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