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Genesis 2:3

God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, for on it He rested from His work of creation.

Exodus 13:2

"Consecrate every firstborn male to Me, the firstborn from every womb among the Israelites, both man and animal; it is Mine."

Exodus 13:12

you are to present to the Lord every firstborn male of the womb. All firstborn offspring of the livestock you own that are males will be the Lord's.

Exodus 19:10

And the Lord told Moses, "Go to the people and purify them today and tomorrow. They must wash their clothes

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Numbers 32:12

none except Caleb son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite and Joshua son of Nun, because they did follow the Lord completely.'

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Genesis 4:4-7

And Abel also presented [an offering]-some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The Lord had regard for Abel and his offering,

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Exodus 19:22

Even the priests who come near the Lord must purify themselves or the Lord will break out [in anger] against them."

Exodus 20:11

For the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and everything in them in six days; then He rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and declared it holy.

Exodus 28:3

You are to instruct all the skilled craftsmen, whom I have filled with a spirit of wisdom, to make Aaron's garments for consecrating him to serve Me as priest.

Exodus 28:41

Put these on your brother Aaron and his sons; then anoint, ordain, and consecrate them, so that they may serve Me as priests.

Exodus 29:9

fasten headbands on them, and tie sashes around both Aaron and his sons. The priesthood is to be theirs by a permanent statute. This is the way you will ordain Aaron and his sons.

Exodus 29:22

"Take the fat from the ram, the fat tail, the fat covering the entrails, the fatty lobe of the liver, the two kidneys and the fat on them, and the right thigh (since this is a ram for ordination);

Exodus 29:26-35

"Take the breast from the ram of Aaron's ordination and wave it as a presentation offering before the Lord; it is to be your portion. Consecrate for Aaron and his sons the breast of the presentation offering that is waved and the thigh of the contribution that is lifted up from the ram of ordination. This will belong to Aaron and his sons as a regular portion from the Israelites, for it is a contribution. It will be the Israelites' contribution from their fellowship sacrifices, their contribution to the Lord. read more.
"The holy garments that belong to Aaron are to belong to his sons after him, so that they can be anointed and ordained in them. Any priest who is one of his sons and who succeeds him and enters the tent of meeting to minister in the sanctuary must wear them for seven days. "You are to take the ram of ordination and boil its flesh in a holy place. Aaron and his sons are to eat the meat of the ram and the bread that is in the basket at the entrance to the tent of meeting. They must eat those things by which atonement was made at [the time of] their ordination and consecration. An unauthorized person must not eat [them], for these things are holy. If any of the meat of ordination or any of the bread is left until morning, burn up what is left over. It must not be eaten because it is holy. "This is what you are to do for Aaron and his sons based on all I have commanded you. Ordain them for seven days.

Exodus 32:29

Afterwards Moses said, "Today you have been dedicated to the Lord, since each man went against his son and his brother. Therefore you have brought a blessing on yourselves today."

Leviticus 7:37

This is the law for the burnt offering, the grain offering, the sin offering, the restitution offering, the ordination offering, and the fellowship sacrifice,

Leviticus 8:22

Next he presented the second ram, the ram of ordination, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.

Leviticus 8:28-33

Then Moses took them from their hands and burned [them] on the altar with the burnt offering. This was an ordination offering for a pleasing aroma, a fire offering to the Lord. He also took the breast and waved it before the Lord as a presentation offering; it was Moses' portion of the ordination ram as the Lord had commanded him. Then Moses took some of the anointing oil and some of the blood that was on the altar and sprinkled [them] on Aaron and his garments, as well as on his sons and their garments. In this way he consecrated Aaron and his garments, as well as his sons and their garments. read more.
Moses said to Aaron and his sons, "Boil the meat at the entrance to the tent of meeting and eat it there with the bread that is in the basket for the ordination offering as I commanded: Aaron and his sons are to eat it. You must burn up what remains of the meat and bread. You must not go outside the entrance to the tent of meeting for seven days, until the time your days of ordination are completed, because it will take seven days to ordain you.

Leviticus 16:32

The priest who is anointed and ordained to serve as [high] priest in place of his father will make atonement. He will put on the linen garments, the holy garments,

Leviticus 21:10

"The priest who is highest among his brothers, who has had the anointing oil poured on his head and has been ordained to wear the garments, must not dishevel his hair or tear his garments.

Numbers 3:3

These are the names of Aaron's sons, the anointed priests, who were ordained to serve as priests.

Numbers 6:7-12

He is not to defile himself for his father or mother, or his brother or sister, when they die, because the hair consecrated to his God is on his head. He is holy to the Lord during the time of consecration. "If someone suddenly dies near him, defiling his consecrated head of hair, he must shave his head on the day of his purification; he is to shave it on the seventh day. read more.
On the eighth day he is to bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons to the priest at the entrance to the tent of meeting. The priest is to offer one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering to make atonement on behalf of the Nazirite, since he sinned because of the corpse. On that day he must consecrate his head [again]. He is to rededicate his time of consecration to the Lord and to bring a year-old male lamb as a restitution offering. But do not count the previous period, because his consecrated hair became defiled.

Joshua 6:19

For all the silver and gold, and the articles of bronze and iron, are dedicated to the Lord and must go into the Lord's treasury."

Judges 17:5

This man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and household idols, and installed one of his sons to be his priest.

Judges 17:12

Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in Micah's house.

2 Samuel 8:10-11

he sent his son Joram to King David to greet him and to congratulate him because David had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him, for Toi and Hadadezer had fought many wars. Joram had items of silver, gold, and bronze with him. King David also dedicated these to the Lord, along with the silver and gold he had dedicated from all the nations he had subdued-

1 Kings 13:33

After all this Jeroboam did not repent of his evil way but again set up priests from every class of people for the high places. Whoever so desired it, he ordained, and they became priests of the high places.

1 Chronicles 29:5

the gold for the gold [work] and the silver for the silver, for all the work to be done by the craftsmen. Now, who will volunteer to consecrate himself to the Lord today?"

2 Chronicles 13:9

Didn't you banish the priests of the Lord, the descendants of Aaron and the Levites, and make your own priests like the peoples of [other] lands do? Whoever comes to ordain himself with a young bull and seven rams may become a priest of what are not gods.

2 Chronicles 26:18

They took their stand against King Uzziah and said, "Uzziah, you have no right to offer incense to the Lord-only the consecrated priests, the descendants of Aaron, have the right to offer incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have acted unfaithfully! You will not receive honor from the Lord God."

2 Chronicles 29:31-33

Hezekiah concluded, "Now you are consecrated to the Lord. Come near and bring sacrifices and thank offerings to the Lord's temple." So the congregation brought sacrifices and thank offerings, and all those with willing hearts brought burnt offerings. The number of burnt offerings the congregation brought was 70 bulls, 100 rams, and 200 lambs; all these were for a burnt offering to the Lord. Six hundred bulls and 3,000 sheep were consecrated.

2 Chronicles 31:6

As for the Israelites and Judahites who lived in the cities of Judah, they also [brought] a tenth of the cattle and sheep, and a tenth of the dedicated things that were consecrated to the Lord their God. They gathered [them] into large piles.

Ezra 3:5

After that, [they offered] the regular burnt offering and the offerings for the beginning of each monthand for all the Lord's appointed holy occasions, as well as the freewill offerings brought to the Lord.

Psalm 4:3

Know that the Lord has set apart the faithful for Himself; the Lord will hear when I call to Him.

Ezekiel 43:26

For seven days the priests are to make atonement for the altar and cleanse it. In this way they will consecrate it

Micah 4:13

Rise and thresh, Daughter Zion, for I will make your horns iron and your hooves bronze, so you can crush many peoples. Then you will devote what they plundered to the Lord, their wealth to the Lord of all the earth.

Hebrews 7:28

For the law appoints as high priests men who are weak, but the promise of the oath, which came after the law, [appoints] a Son, who has been perfected forever.

Hebrews 10:20

by the new and living way that He has inaugurated for us, through the curtain (that is, His flesh);

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Consecration » Examples of personal

2 Chronicles 17:16

next to him, Amasiah son of Zichri, the volunteer of the Lord, and 200,000 brave warriors with him;

Judges 5:2

When the leaders lead in Israel, when the people volunteer, praise the Lord.

Psalm 40:7

Then I said, "See, I have come; it is written about me in the volume of the scroll.

More verses: 2 Corinthians 8:5

Consecration » Of persons to special religious work

Exodus 29:9

fasten headbands on them, and tie sashes around both Aaron and his sons. The priesthood is to be theirs by a permanent statute. This is the way you will ordain Aaron and his sons.

Numbers 3:3

These are the names of Aaron's sons, the anointed priests, who were ordained to serve as priests.

Numbers 27:23

laid his hands on him, and commissioned him, as the Lord had spoken through Moses.

Acts 6:6

They had them stand before the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.

More verses: Acts 13:3

Consecration » A call to personal

Exodus 32:29

Afterwards Moses said, "Today you have been dedicated to the Lord, since each man went against his son and his brother. Therefore you have brought a blessing on yourselves today."

1 Chronicles 29:5

the gold for the gold [work] and the silver for the silver, for all the work to be done by the craftsmen. Now, who will volunteer to consecrate himself to the Lord today?"

2 Timothy 2:21

So if anyone purifies himself from these things, he will be a special instrument, set apart, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.

Consecration » Personal

Romans 6:16

Do you not know that if you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of that one you obey-either of sin leading to death or of obedience leading to righteousness?

2 Corinthians 8:5

and not just as we had hoped. Instead, they gave themselves especially to the Lord, then to us by God's will.

Matthew 13:44-46

"The kingdom of heaven is like treasure, buried in a field, that a man found and reburied. Then in his joy he goes and sells everything he has and buys that field. "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls. When he found one priceless pearl, he went and sold everything he had, and bought it.

More verses: Romans 6:13 Romans 6:19

Consecration » Entire consecration, examples of » Paul the apostle

Philippians 3:7-8

But everything that was a gain to me, I have considered to be a loss because of Christ. More than that, I also consider everything to be a loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. Because of Him I have suffered the loss of all things and consider them filth, so that I may gain Christ

Consecration » Entire consecration, examples of » Judah under king asa

2 Chronicles 15:15

All Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they had sworn it with all their mind. They had sought Him with all their heart, and He was found by them. So the Lord gave them rest on every side.

Consecration » Entire consecration, examples of » Josiah and his subjects

2 Kings 23:3

Next, the king stood by the pillar and made a covenant in the presence of the Lord to follow the Lord and to keep His commandments, His decrees, and His statutes with all his mind and with all his heart, and to carry out the words of this covenant that were written in this book; all the people agreed to the covenant.

2 Kings 23:25

Before him there was no king like him who turned to the Lord with all his mind and with all his heart and with all his strength according to all the law of Moses, and no one like him arose after him.

Consecration » Conditional

Genesis 28:20-22

Then Jacob made a vow: "If God will be with me and watch over me on this journey, if He provides me with food to eat and clothing to wear, and if I return safely to my father's house, then the Lord will be my God. This stone that I have set up as a marker will be God's house, and I will give to You a tenth of all that You give me."

2 Samuel 15:7-8

When four years had passed, Absalom said to the king, "Please let me go to Hebron to fulfill a vow I made to the Lord. For your servant made a vow when I lived in Geshur of Aram, saying: If the Lord really brings me back to Jerusalem, I will worship the Lord in Hebron."

Consecration » Instances of » Jephthah, of his daughter

Judges 11:30-31

Jephthah made this vow to the Lord: "If You will hand over the Ammonites to me, whatever comes out of the doors of my house to greet me when I return in peace from the Ammonites will belong to the Lord, and I will offer it as a burnt offering."

Judges 11:34-40

When Jephthah went to his home in Mizpah, there was his daughter, coming out to meet him with tambourines and dancing! She was his only child; he had no other son or daughter besides her. When he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, "No! [Not] my daughter! You have devastated me! You have brought great misery on me. I have given my word to the Lord and cannot take [it] back." Then she said to him, "My father, you have given your word to the Lord. Do to me as you have said, for the Lord brought vengeance on your enemies, the Ammonites." read more.
She also said to her father, "Let me do this one thing: Let me wander two months through the mountains with my friends and mourn my virginity." "Go," he said. And he sent her away two months. So she left with her friends and mourned her virginity as she wandered through the mountains. At the end of two months, she returned to her father, and he kept the vow he had made about her. And she had never been intimate with a man. Now it became a custom in Israel [that] four days each year the young women of Israel would commemorate the daughter of Jephthah the Gileadite.

Consecration » Instances of » Hannah, of samuel

1 Samuel 1:11

Making a vow, she pleaded, "Lord of Hosts, if You will take notice of Your servant's affliction, remember and not forget me, and give Your servant a son, I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and his hair will never be cut."

1 Samuel 1:24-28

When she had weaned him, she took him with her to Shiloh, as well as a three-year-old bull, two and one-half gallons of flour, and a jar of wine. Though the boy was [still] young, she took him to the Lord's house at Shiloh. Then they slaughtered the bull and brought the boy to Eli. "Please, my lord," she said, "as sure as you live, my lord, I am the woman who stood here beside you praying to the Lord. read more.
I prayed for this boy, and since the Lord gave me what I asked Him for, I now give the boy to the Lord. For as long as he lives, he is given to the Lord." Then he bowed and worshiped the Lord there.

Consecration » Entire consecration, examples of » Caleb and joshua

Numbers 32:12

none except Caleb son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite and Joshua son of Nun, because they did follow the Lord completely.'

Consecration » Instances of » Abraham, of isaac

Genesis 22:9-12

When they arrived at the place that God had told him about, Abraham built the altar there and arranged the wood. He bound his son Isaac and placed him on the altar, on top of the wood. Then Abraham reached out and took the knife to slaughter his son. But the Angel of the Lord called to him from heaven and said, "Abraham, Abraham!" He replied, "Here I am." read more.
Then He said, "Do not lay a hand on the boy or do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your only son from Me."

Consecration » Instances of » David consecrates the water obtained by his valiant warriors

2 Samuel 23:16

So three of the warriors broke through the Philistine camp and drew water from the well at the gate of Bethlehem. They brought it back to David, but he refused to drink it. Instead, he poured it out to the Lord.

Consecration » Instances of » Zichri, of himself

2 Chronicles 17:16

next to him, Amasiah son of Zichri, the volunteer of the Lord, and 200,000 brave warriors with him;

Consecration » Instances of » Cain and abel

Genesis 4:4-7

And Abel also presented [an offering]-some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The Lord had regard for Abel and his offering, but He did not have regard for Cain and his offering. Cain was furious, and he was downcast. Then the Lord said to Cain, "Why are you furious? And why are you downcast? read more.
If you do right, won't you be accepted? But if you do not do right, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must master it."

The high priest » Worn » Worn » Consecration

Exodus 29:29

"The holy garments that belong to Aaron are to belong to his sons after him, so that they can be anointed and ordained in them.

The high priest » Worn » Worn » Consecration » Seven days » After

Exodus 29:30

Any priest who is one of his sons and who succeeds him and enters the tent of meeting to minister in the sanctuary must wear them for seven days.

Israel » Tabernacle » Consecration » Gifts

Exodus 36:1-7

Bezalel, Oholiab, and all the skilled people are to work based on everything the Lord has commanded. The Lord has given them wisdom and understanding to know how to do all the work of constructing the sanctuary." So Moses summoned Bezalel, Oholiab, and every skilled person in whose heart the Lord had placed wisdom, everyone whose heart moved him, to come to the work and do it. They took from Moses' presence all the contributions that the Israelites had brought for the task of making the sanctuary. Meanwhile, the people continued to bring freewill offerings morning after morning. read more.
Then all the craftsmen who were doing all the work for the sanctuary came one by one from the work they were doing and said to Moses, "The people are bringing more than is needed for the construction of the work the Lord commanded to be done." After Moses gave an order, they sent a proclamation throughout the camp: "Let no man or woman make anything else as an offering for the sanctuary." So the people stopped. The materials were sufficient for them to do all the work. There was more than enough.

The Surrendered life » Consecration » Examples of personal

2 Chronicles 17:16

next to him, Amasiah son of Zichri, the volunteer of the Lord, and 200,000 brave warriors with him;

Judges 5:2

When the leaders lead in Israel, when the people volunteer, praise the Lord.

Psalm 40:7

Then I said, "See, I have come; it is written about me in the volume of the scroll.

More verses: 2 Corinthians 8:5

The Surrendered life » Consecration » Of persons to special religious work

Exodus 29:9

fasten headbands on them, and tie sashes around both Aaron and his sons. The priesthood is to be theirs by a permanent statute. This is the way you will ordain Aaron and his sons.

Numbers 3:3

These are the names of Aaron's sons, the anointed priests, who were ordained to serve as priests.

Numbers 27:23

laid his hands on him, and commissioned him, as the Lord had spoken through Moses.

Acts 6:6

They had them stand before the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.

More verses: Acts 13:3

The Surrendered life » Consecration » A call to personal

Exodus 32:29

Afterwards Moses said, "Today you have been dedicated to the Lord, since each man went against his son and his brother. Therefore you have brought a blessing on yourselves today."

1 Chronicles 29:5

the gold for the gold [work] and the silver for the silver, for all the work to be done by the craftsmen. Now, who will volunteer to consecrate himself to the Lord today?"

2 Timothy 2:21

So if anyone purifies himself from these things, he will be a special instrument, set apart, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.



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