Joel 2:16

Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, gather the elders, gather the children and those who suck the breasts. Let the bridegroom go forth out of his chamber, and the bride out of her room.

Exodus 19:10

And Jehovah said to Moses, Go to the people and sanctify them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their clothes.

Exodus 19:22

And let the priests also, who come near to Jehovah, sanctify themselves, lest Jehovah break forth upon them.

1 Samuel 16:5

And he said, Peaceably. I have come to sacrifice to Jehovah. Sanctify yourselves and come with me to the sacrifice. And he sanctified Jesse and his sons, and called them to the sacrifice.

2 Chronicles 20:13

And all Judah stood before Jehovah with their little ones, their wives, and their sons.

2 Chronicles 29:5

And he said to them, Hear me, Levites, now sanctify yourselves and sanctify the house of Jehovah, the God of your fathers, and carry out the filthiness out of the holy place.

1 Corinthians 7:5

Do not deprive one another, unless it is with consent for a time, so that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer. And come together again so that Satan does not tempt you for your incontinence.

Exodus 19:15

And he said to the people, Be ready for the third day. Do not approach a woman.

Deuteronomy 29:10-11

You stand today, all of you, before Jehovah your God; your captains of your tribes, your elders, and your officers, all the men of Israel,

Joshua 7:13

Up! Sanctify the people and say, Sanctify yourselves for tomorrow. For thus says Jehovah, the God of Israel, A cursed thing is in the midst of you, O Israel. You cannot stand before your enemies until you take away the cursed thing from among you.

2 Chronicles 29:23-24

And they brought out the he-goats for the sin offering before the king and the congregation. And they laid their hands on them.

2 Chronicles 30:17

For many in the congregation were not sanctified. And the Levites were over the killing of the passovers for every one who was not clean, to sanctify them to Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 30:19

who prepares his heart to seek God, Jehovah, the God of his fathers, though not cleansed according to the purification of the sanctuary.

2 Chronicles 35:6

And kill the passover lamb, and sanctify yourselves, and prepare your brothers so that they may do according to the Word of Jehovah by the hand of Moses.

Job 1:5

And when they had gone around the day of feasting, Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned and cursed God in their hearts. So Job did always.

Psalm 19:5

and he comes forth as a bridegroom from his canopy; he rejoices as a strong man to run a race,

Joel 1:14

Set apart a fast; call a solemn gathering; gather the elders and all the people of the land into the house of Jehovah your God, and cry to the Lord,

Jonah 3:7-8

And he cried out and said in Nineveh by the decree of the king and his great ones, saying, Do not let man or beast, herd or flock taste anything; do not let them feed, nor drink water.

Zechariah 12:11-14

In that day shall be a great mourning in Jerusalem, like the mourning of Hadad-rimmon in the valley of Megiddo.

Matthew 9:15

And Jesus said to them, Can the sons of the bridechamber mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? But the days will come when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then they shall fast.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, assemble the elders, gather the children, and those that suck the breasts: let the bridegroom go forth of his chamber, and the bride out of her closet.

General references

Bible References

Assemble

Joel 1:14
Set apart a fast; call a solemn gathering; gather the elders and all the people of the land into the house of Jehovah your God, and cry to the Lord,
Deuteronomy 29:10
You stand today, all of you, before Jehovah your God; your captains of your tribes, your elders, and your officers, all the men of Israel,
2 Chronicles 20:13
And all Judah stood before Jehovah with their little ones, their wives, and their sons.
Jonah 3:7
And he cried out and said in Nineveh by the decree of the king and his great ones, saying, Do not let man or beast, herd or flock taste anything; do not let them feed, nor drink water.

Let

Zechariah 12:11
In that day shall be a great mourning in Jerusalem, like the mourning of Hadad-rimmon in the valley of Megiddo.
Matthew 9:15
And Jesus said to them, Can the sons of the bridechamber mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? But the days will come when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then they shall fast.
1 Corinthians 7:5
Do not deprive one another, unless it is with consent for a time, so that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer. And come together again so that Satan does not tempt you for your incontinence.

General references

Numbers 10:3
And when they shall blow with them, all the assembly shall gather themselves to you at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
Deuteronomy 29:10
You stand today, all of you, before Jehovah your God; your captains of your tribes, your elders, and your officers, all the men of Israel,