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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.
These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but it was not found; therefore, were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood.
And the priests and the Levites purified themselves and 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 door, to bring forth out of the temple of the LORD all the vessels that had been made for Baal and for the grove and for all the host of heaven; and he burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of Kidron and caused their dust to be carried unto Bethel.
1 Chronicles 15:12
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,
2 Chronicles 29:4
And he brought in the priests and the Levites and gathered them together into the east plaza
And kings shall be thy nursing fathers and their princesses thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD: for those that wait for me shall not be ashamed.
And Jeshua begat Joiakim, Joiakim begat Eliashib, and Eliashib begat Joiada,
Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, as the LORD thy God has commanded thee.
Vau Remember, O LORD, thy compassion and thy mercies, for they have been ever of old.
Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy mercy; according unto the multitude of thy compassion eradicate my rebellion.
If thou, O LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall endure?
Hear my prayer, O LORD; give ear to my supplications for the sake of thy truth; answer me for the sake of thy righteousness.
But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear I will worship toward thy holy temple.
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.