2 Chronicles 29:5
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New International Version
and said: "Listen to me, Levites! Consecrate yourselves now and consecrate the temple of the LORD, the God of your ancestors. Remove all defilement from the sanctuary.

King James Bible
And said unto them, Hear me, ye Levites, sanctify now yourselves, and sanctify the house of the LORD God of your fathers, and carry forth the filthiness out of the holy place.

Darby Bible Translation
and he said to them, Hear me, ye Levites: hallow yourselves now, and hallow the house of Jehovah the God of your fathers, and carry forth the filthiness out of the sanctuary.

World English Bible
and said to them, "Listen to me, you Levites! Now sanctify yourselves, and sanctify the house of Yahweh, the God of your fathers, and carry out the filthiness out of the holy place.

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith to them, 'Hear me, O Levites, now, sanctify yourselves, and sanctify the house of Jehovah, God of your fathers, and bring out the impurity from the sanctuary,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He did that which was right - See the note on 2 Kings 18:3.

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sanctify now

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

Exodus 19:10,15 And the LORD said to Moses, Go to the people, and sanctify them to day and to morrow, and let them wash their clothes...

1 Chronicles 15:12 And said to them, You are the chief of the fathers of the Levites: sanctify yourselves, both you and your brothers...

sanctify the house

2 Chronicles 29:16 And the priests went into the inner part of the house of the LORD, to cleanse it...

2 Chronicles 34:3-8 For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began to seek after the God of David his father...

Ezekiel 36:25 Then will I sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.

Matthew 21:12,13 And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple...

1 Corinthians 3:16,17 Know you not that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you...

2 Corinthians 6:16 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? for you are the temple of the living God; as God has said, I will dwell in them...

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit...

Ephesians 5:26,27 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word...

carry forth

Ezekiel 8:3,9 And he put forth the form of an hand, and took me by a lock of my head; and the spirit lifted me up between the earth and the heaven...

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A Godly Reformation
'Hezekiah began to reign when he was five and twenty years old, and he reigned nine and twenty years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Abijah, the daughter of Zechariah. 2. And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that David his father had done. 3. He in the first year of his reign, in the first mouth, opened the doors of the house of the Lord, and repaired them. 4. And he brought in the priests and the Levites, and gathered them together into the east street,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Twenty-Fourth Day. Holiness and Cleansing.
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.'--2 Cor. vii. 1. That holiness is more than cleansing, and must be preceded by it, is taught us in more than one passage of the New Testament. 'Christ loved the Church, and gave Himself up for it, that He might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of water with the word.' 'If a man cleanse himself from these, he shall be a vessel
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Cross References
2 Chronicles 29:4
He brought in the priests and the Levites, assembled them in the square on the east side

2 Chronicles 29:15
When they had assembled their fellow Levites and consecrated themselves, they went in to purify the temple of the LORD, as the king had ordered, following the word of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 29:34
The priests, however, were too few to skin all the burnt offerings; so their relatives the Levites helped them until the task was finished and until other priests had been consecrated, for the Levites had been more conscientious in consecrating themselves than the priests had been.

2 Chronicles 35:6
Slaughter the Passover lambs, consecrate yourselves and prepare the lambs for your fellow Israelites, doing what the LORD commanded through Moses."

Nehemiah 13:9
I gave orders to purify the rooms, and then I put back into them the equipment of the house of God, with the grain offerings and the incense.

Joel 2:16
Gather the people, consecrate the assembly; bring together the elders, gather the children, those nursing at the breast. Let the bridegroom leave his room and the bride her chamber.

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