Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And I commanded the Levites that they should cleanse themselves, and that they should come and keep the gates, to sanctify the sabbath day. Remember me, O my God, concerning this also, and spare me according to the greatness of thy mercy.

Cleanse

Sanctify

Bible References

I commanded

Nehemiah 7:64
These sought their registration [among] those who were reckoned by genealogy, but it was not found. Therefore they were deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.
Nehemiah 12:30
And the priests and the Levites purified themselves, and they purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.
2 Kings 23:4
And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the threshold, to bring forth out of the temple of LORD all the vessels that were made for Baal, and for the Asherah, and for a
1 Chronicles 15:12
And said to them, Ye are the heads of the fathers of the Levites. Sanctify yourselves, both ye and your brothers, that ye may bring up the ark of LORD, the God of Israel, to [the place] that I have prepared for it.
2 Chronicles 29:4
And he brought in the priests and the Levites, and gathered them together into the broad place on the east,
Isaiah 49:23
And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers. They shall bow down to thee with their faces to the earth, and lick the dust of thy feet. And thou shall know that I am LORD, and those who wait for me s

Cleanse

Nehemiah 12:10
And Jeshua begot Joiakim, and Joiakim begot Eliashib, and Eliashib begot Joiada,

Sanctify

Deuteronomy 5:12
Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as LORD thy God commanded thee.

Spare me

Psalm 25:6
Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy loving kindness. For they have been ever of old.
Psalm 51:1
Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy loving kindness. According to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
Psalm 130:3
If thou, LORD, should note iniquities, O LORD, who could stand?
Psalm 143:1
Hear my prayer, O LORD. Give ear to my supplications. In thy faithfulness answer me, [and] in thy righteousness.

Greatness

Psalm 5:7
But as for me, in the abundance of thy loving kindness I will come into thy house. In thy fear I will worship toward thy holy temple.
Isaiah 55:7
Let the wicked man forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts. And let him return to LORD, and he will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.