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39 Bible Verses about Consecration

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Genesis 2:3

And God blessed the seventh day, and he sanctified it, because on it he rested from all his work {of creating that [there was] to do}.

Exodus 13:2

"Consecrate to me every firstborn, the first offspring of every womb among the {Israelites}, among humans and among domestic animals; {it belongs to me}."

Exodus 13:12

you will hand over every first offspring of a womb to Yahweh, and every first offspring dropped by a domestic animal that will belong to you, the males [will be] for Yahweh.

Exodus 19:10

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow. They must wash their clothes,

Exodus 19:22

And even the priests who come near Yahweh must consecrate themselves, lest Yahweh break out against them."

Exodus 28:3

And you will speak to all [the] skilled of heart, whom I have given {a gift of skill}, and they will make the garments of Aaron to consecrate him for his serving as my priest.

Exodus 28:41

And you will clothe them--Aaron, your brother, and his sons with him--and you will anoint them and {ordain them} and consecrate them, and they will serve as priests for me.

Exodus 29:9

And you will gird Aaron and his sons [with] sashes and wrap headdresses on them. And priesthood will be theirs as a lasting rule, and {you will ordain Aaron and his sons.}

Exodus 29:22

And you will take from the ram the fat and the fat tail and the fat covering the inner parts and the lobe of the liver and the two kidneys and the fat that is on them and the right thigh, because it [is] the ram of ordination.

Exodus 29:26-35

"And you will take the breast section from the ram of ordination that [is] for Aaron, and you will wave it [as] a wave offering before Yahweh. It will be your portion. And you will consecrate the wave offering breast section and the thigh of the contribution that was waved and that was presented from the ram of the ordination that [is] for Aaron and for his sons. And it will be for Aaron and for his sons as a lasting rule from the {Israelites}, because it is a contribution, and it will be a contribution from the {Israelites} from their sacrifices of fellowship, their contribution to Yahweh.read more.
"And the holy garments that [are] for Aaron will be for his sons after him in which to anoint them and {to ordain them}. Seven days the priest who replaces him from among his sons will wear them, who comes to the tent of assembly to serve in the sanctuary. And you will take the ram of ordination and boil its meat in a holy place. And Aaron and his sons will eat the meat of the ram and the bread that [is] in the basket at the entrance of the tent of assembly. And they will eat them--[the things] by which atonement was made for them to ordain them to consecrate them--and a stranger will not eat [them] because they are holy objects. If any remains until morning from the ordination meat or from the bread, you will burn the remainder in fire; it will not be eaten, because it [is] a holy object. And you will do so for Aaron and for his sons, according to all that I have commanded you; seven days you will ordain them.

Exodus 32:29

And Moses said, "{You are ordained} today for Yahweh, because each [has been] against his son and against his brother and so bringing on you today a blessing."

Leviticus 7:37

This [is] the regulation for the burnt offering, for the grain offering and for the sin offering and for the guilt offering and for the consecration [offering] and for the fellowship offerings' sacrifice,

Leviticus 8:22

Then he brought the second ram near, the ram of the consecration, and Aaron and his sons placed their hands on the ram's head,

Leviticus 8:28-33

Then Moses took them from upon their palms, and he turned [them] into smoke upon the burnt offering on the altar; they [were] a consecration offering as an appeasing fragrance--it [was] an offering made by fire for Yahweh. Then Moses took the breast section, and he waved it [as] a wave offering {before} Yahweh from the ram of the consecration offering; it [was] Moses' share, [just] as Yahweh had commanded Moses. Then Moses took {some of} the anointing oil and {some of} the blood that [was] on the altar, and he spattered [them] on Aaron, on his garments, and on Aaron's sons and on his sons' garments with him--thus he consecrated Aaron, his garments, and his sons and his sons' garments with him.read more.
Then Moses said to Aaron and to his sons, "Boil the meat in [the] entrance to [the] tent of assembly, and there you must eat it and the bread that [is] in the basket of the consecration offering, [just] as I have commanded, saying, 'Aaron and his sons must eat it,' but the remainder of the meat and the bread you must burn in the fire. And you must not go out from the entrance to [the] tent of assembly [for] seven days, until [the] day of fulfilling the days of your consecration, because {it will take seven days to ordain you}.

Leviticus 16:32

And the priest who is anointed and who is {ordained} to serve as a priest in place of his father shall make atonement; thus he shall put on the linen garments, the holy garments,

Leviticus 21:10

" 'As for the priest [who is] higher than his brothers, on whose head the oil of anointment is poured and {he was ordained} to wear the garments, he shall not dishevel his head, and he shall not tear his garments.

Numbers 3:3

These [are] the names of the descendants of Aaron, the priests, the anointed ones whom {he consecrated as priests}.

Numbers 6:7-12

for even his father, mother, brother, or sister he will not make himself unclean {by their death}, because the separation to his God [is] on his head. He will be holy for Yahweh all the days of his separation. " 'If someone dies suddenly and makes the head of his separation unclean, he will shave off [the hair of] his head on the day of his cleansing; on the seventh day he will shave it off.read more.
On the eighth day he will bring two turtledoves or two {young pigeons} to the priest by the doorway of the tent of assembly, and the priest will offer one for a sin offering and one for a burnt offering, and he will make atonement for him because he sinned concerning the corpse. He will consecrate his head on that day. He will rededicate to Yahweh the days of his separation and bring a ram-lamb {in its first year} as a guilt offering. The former days [of his vow] will fall away because his separation was defiled.

Joshua 6:19

But all of the silver and gold, and the items of bronze and iron, [are] holy to Yahweh, and they must go to Yahweh's treasury."

Judges 17:5

The man Micah had for himself {a shrine}, and he made an ephod and teraphim, and {he appointed one of his sons} who became a priest for him.

Judges 17:12

So Micah {appointed the Levite}, and the young man became a priest for him; and he was in the house of Micah.

2 Samuel 8:10-11

Toi sent Joram his son to King David {to greet him} and to congratulate him because he had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him; {for Hadadezer had often been at war with Toi}. {He brought with him} objects of silver and objects of gold and objects of bronze. King David dedicated them also to Yahweh [along] with the silver and the gold that he had dedicated from all of the nations which he had subdued;

1 Kings 13:33

After this event, Jeroboam did not turn from his evil way, but he returned and [again] made priests for the high places of people from {all walks of life}. He filled his hand with all [his] desire and became [one of] the priests of the high places [himself].

1 Chronicles 29:5

gold for the golden things and silver for the silver things, for all the work by the hand of skilled craftsmen. Now who will offer willingly, {consecrating himself} today to Yahweh?"

2 Chronicles 13:9

Did you not drive out the priests of Yahweh, the sons of Aaron, the Levites? Have you [not] made for yourselves priests like all the peoples of the lands? All who come {to be consecrated for priestly service} with a young bull or seven rams becomes a priest of [what is] not a god.

2 Chronicles 26:18

And they stood against King Uzziah and said to him, "It is not for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to Yahweh, but [it is] for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who are consecrated to burn incense. Go out of the sanctuary, for you have acted unfaithfully. There will be no honor for you from Yahweh God."

2 Chronicles 29:31-33

Then Hezekiah answered and said, "Now {you have consecrated yourselves} to Yahweh. Come near and bring sacrifices and thank offerings to the house of Yahweh!" And the assembly brought sacrifices and thank offerings, and all [who were] willing in heart [brought] burnt offerings. And the number of burnt offerings that the assembly brought was seventy cattle, one hundred rams, two hundred lambs--all these [were] to offer to Yahweh. And the consecrated offerings of cattle [were] six hundred cattle and three thousand sheep.

2 Chronicles 31:6

Then the people of Israel and Judah who were living in the cities of Judah, they also brought a tithe of cattle and sheep and a tithe of consecrated objects to Yahweh their God. And they gave heaps [upon] heaps.

Ezra 3:5

After [this, they presented] the daily sacrifice of burnt offerings, [the offerings] for the New Moon Festival, and for all of the appointed times consecrated for Yahweh and for all who gave a freewill offering to Yahweh.

Ezekiel 43:26

Seven days they must purify the altar and they must cleanse it and [so] {they will consecrate it}.

Micah 4:13

Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion, for your horn I will make [as] iron and your hooves [as] bronze. And you will break many peoples in pieces, and their gain you will devote to destruction to Yahweh, and their wealth to the Lord of the whole earth."

Hebrews 7:28

For the law appoints men [as] high priests who have weakness, but the statement of the oath, after the law, [appoints] a Son, who is made perfect {forever}.

Hebrews 10:20

[by the] new and living way which he inaugurated for us through the curtain, that is, his flesh,

From Thematic Bible


Consecration » Examples of personal

2 Chronicles 17:16

and at his side, Amasiah the son of Zicri, who had made a freewill offering to Yahweh, and with him [were] two hundred thousand mighty armed warriors.

Judges 5:2

"When long hair hangs loosely in Israel, when the people willingly offer themselves, bless Yahweh!

Psalm 40:7

Then I said, "Look, I come. In [the] scroll of [the] book it is written concerning me:

More verses: 2 Corinthians 8:5

Consecration » Of persons to special religious work

Exodus 29:9

And you will gird Aaron and his sons [with] sashes and wrap headdresses on them. And priesthood will be theirs as a lasting rule, and {you will ordain Aaron and his sons.}

Numbers 3:3

These [are] the names of the descendants of Aaron, the priests, the anointed ones whom {he consecrated as priests}.

Leviticus 8:12

Then he poured out {part of} the anointing oil on Aaron's head--thus he anointed him [in order] to consecrate him.

Numbers 27:23

And he placed his hands on him and {commissioned him} just as Yahweh spoke by the hand of Moses.

Acts 6:6

whom they stood before the apostles. And they prayed [and] placed [their] hands on them.

More verses: Acts 13:3

Consecration » A call to personal

Exodus 32:29

And Moses said, "{You are ordained} today for Yahweh, because each [has been] against his son and against his brother and so bringing on you today a blessing."

1 Chronicles 29:5

gold for the golden things and silver for the silver things, for all the work by the hand of skilled craftsmen. Now who will offer willingly, {consecrating himself} today to Yahweh?"

2 Timothy 2:21

Therefore, if someone cleanses himself from these [things], he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.

Consecration » Personal

Romans 6:16

Do you not know that to whomever you present yourselves [as] slaves for obedience, you are slaves to whomever you obey, whether sin, [leading] to death, or obedience, [leading] to righteousness?

Matthew 13:44-46

"The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, that a man found [and] concealed, and in his joy he goes and sells everything that he has and buys that field. "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls. And [when he] found one very valuable pearl, he went [and] sold everything that he possessed and purchased it.

More verses: Romans 6:13 Romans 6:19

Consecration » Entire consecration, examples of » Paul the apostle

Philippians 3:7-8

But whatever [things] were gain to me, these [things] I have considered loss because of Christ. {More than that}, even consider all [things] to be loss because of the surpassing greatness of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for the sake of whom I have suffered the loss of all [things], and consider [them] dung, in order that I may gain Christ

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

2 Chronicles 15:15

And all Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they swore with all their heart. And they sought him with their whole desire, and he was found by them, and Yahweh gave rest to them all around.

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

2 Kings 23:3

Then the king stood by the pillar, and he {made} a covenant before Yahweh, to go after Yahweh and to keep his commands and his warnings and his statutes, with all of [his] heart and with his all of his soul, to keep the words of this covenant written on this scroll. Then all of the people {joined} in the covenant.

2 Kings 23:25

There was not a king like him before him, who turned to Yahweh with all of his heart and with all of his soul and with all of his might according to the law of Moses, nor did one arise like him afterwards.

Consecration » Conditional

Genesis 28:20-22

And Jacob made a vow saying, "If God will be with me and protect me on this way that I am going, and gives me food to eat and clothing to wear, and [if] I return in peace to the house of my father, then Yahweh will become my God. And this stone that I have set up [as] a pillar shall be the house of God, and [of] all that you give to me I will certainly give a tenth to you."

2 Samuel 15:7-8

It happened at the end of four years [that] Absalom said to the king, "Please let me go and pay my vow which I have made to Yahweh in Hebron, for your servant made a vow while I [was] staying in Geshur in Aram, saying, '{If Yahweh will indeed let me return} to Jerusalem, then I will worship Yahweh.'"

Consecration » Instances of » Jephthah, of his daughter

Judges 11:30-31

And Jephthah made a vow to Yahweh, and he said, "If indeed you will give the {Ammonites} into my hand, whatever comes out from the doors of my house to meet me when I return safely from the {Ammonites} will be Yahweh's, and I will offer it [as] a burnt offering."

Judges 11:34-40

Jephthah came to Mizpah, to his house, and behold his daughter came out to meet him with tambourines and dancing. She [was] his only child; he did not have a son or daughter except her. And the moment he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, "Ah! My daughter, you have caused me to bow down, and you have become my trouble. {I made an oath} to Yahweh, and I cannot take [it] back." She said to him, "My father, {you made an oath} to Yahweh. Do to me according to what has gone out from your mouth, since Yahweh gave vengeance to you against your enemies, the {Ammonites}." read more.
And she said to her father, "Let this thing be done for me: grant me two months so that I may go wander on the mountains and lament over my virginity, I and my companions. And he said, "Go." He sent her away [for] two months, and she went with her friends, and she lamented over her virginity on the mountains. At the end of the two months she returned to her father, and he did to her [according to] his vow; and {she did not sleep with a man}. And it became an annual custom in Israel for the daughters of Israel to go and lament the daughter of Jephthah the Gileadite for forty days of the year.

Consecration » Instances of » Hannah, of samuel

1 Samuel 1:11

She {made a vow} and said: "O Yahweh of hosts, if you will look with compassion on the misery of your female servant, and will remember me, and not forget your female servant, and will give to your female servant {a male child} then I will give him to Yahweh all the days of his life, and a razor will never pass over his head."

1 Samuel 1:24-28

Then she brought him up with her when she had weaned him, [along] with three bulls, one ephah of flour, and a skin of wine. She brought him to the house of Yahweh at Shiloh while the boy [was still] young. They slaughtered the bull, and they brought the boy to Eli. She said, "Excuse me, my lord. As {you live}, my lord, I [am] the woman who stood with you in this [place] to pray to Yahweh. read more.
I prayed for this boy, and Yahweh has given me my request that I asked from him. I in turn have lent him to Yahweh. {As long as he lives} he [is] lent to Yahweh." Then they worshiped Yahweh there.

Consecration » Entire consecration, examples of » Caleb and joshua

Numbers 32:12

except Caleb son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite and Joshua son of Nun, because they followed Yahweh wholly.'

Consecration » Instances of » Abraham, of isaac

Genesis 22:9-12

And they came to the place that God had told him. And Abraham built an altar there and arranged the wood. Then he bound Isaac his son and placed him on the altar atop the wood. And Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son. And the angel of Yahweh called to him from heaven and said, "Abraham! Abraham!" And he said, "Here I [am]." read more.
And he said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the boy; do not do anything to him. For now I know that you are {one who fears} God, since you have not withheld your son, your only child, from me."

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

2 Samuel 23:16

So three of the mighty warriors broke into the camp of [the] Philistines, and they drew water from the well of Bethlehem that [was] at the gate, and they carried [it] and brought [it] to David. But he [was] not willing to drink it, but poured it out to Yahweh.

Consecration » Instances of » Zichri, of himself

2 Chronicles 17:16

and at his side, Amasiah the son of Zicri, who had made a freewill offering to Yahweh, and with him [were] two hundred thousand mighty armed warriors.

Consecration » Instances of » Cain and abel

Genesis 4:4-7

and Abel also brought [an offering] from {the choicest firstlings of his flock}. And Yahweh looked with favor to Abel and to his offering, but to Cain and to his offering he did not look with favor. And Cain became very angry, and his face fell. And Yahweh said to Cain, "Why are you angry, and why is your face fallen? read more.
If you do well {will I not accept you}? But if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. And its desire [is] for you, but you must rule over it."

The high priest » Worn » Worn » Consecration

Exodus 29:29

"And the holy garments that [are] for Aaron will be for his sons after him in which to anoint them and {to ordain them}.

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

Exodus 29:30

Seven days the priest who replaces him from among his sons will wear them, who comes to the tent of assembly to serve in the sanctuary.

Israel » Tabernacle » Consecration » Gifts

Exodus 36:1-7

And Bezalel and Oholiab and everyone [who is] skilled of heart in whom Yahweh has put wisdom and skill to know and to do all the work for the service of the sanctuary--[they] will do [it], according to all that Yahweh has commanded." And Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and everyone skilled of heart, in whose heart Yahweh had put skill, all whose heart lifted him to come near to the work in order to do it. And they took from Moses all the contributions that the {Israelites} had brought for the work of the service for the sanctuary in order to do it, and they still brought to him voluntary offerings {every morning}. read more.
And all the skilled [workers who were] doing all the work for the sanctuary came, {each} from his work that they were doing. And they said to Moses, saying, "The people are {bringing more} than enough for the service of the work that Yahweh has commanded {to be done}." And Moses commanded, and they {proclaimed the message} in the camp, saying, "Let no man or woman again make anything for the sanctuary contribution." And so the people were restrained from bringing. And the material was enough for doing all the work, and it was left over.

The Surrendered life » Consecration » Examples of personal

2 Chronicles 17:16

and at his side, Amasiah the son of Zicri, who had made a freewill offering to Yahweh, and with him [were] two hundred thousand mighty armed warriors.

Judges 5:2

"When long hair hangs loosely in Israel, when the people willingly offer themselves, bless Yahweh!

Psalm 40:7

Then I said, "Look, I come. In [the] scroll of [the] book it is written concerning me:

More verses: 2 Corinthians 8:5

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

Exodus 29:9

And you will gird Aaron and his sons [with] sashes and wrap headdresses on them. And priesthood will be theirs as a lasting rule, and {you will ordain Aaron and his sons.}

Numbers 3:3

These [are] the names of the descendants of Aaron, the priests, the anointed ones whom {he consecrated as priests}.

Leviticus 8:12

Then he poured out {part of} the anointing oil on Aaron's head--thus he anointed him [in order] to consecrate him.

Numbers 27:23

And he placed his hands on him and {commissioned him} just as Yahweh spoke by the hand of Moses.

Acts 6:6

whom they stood before the apostles. And they prayed [and] placed [their] hands on them.

More verses: Acts 13:3

The Surrendered life » Consecration » A call to personal

Exodus 32:29

And Moses said, "{You are ordained} today for Yahweh, because each [has been] against his son and against his brother and so bringing on you today a blessing."

1 Chronicles 29:5

gold for the golden things and silver for the silver things, for all the work by the hand of skilled craftsmen. Now who will offer willingly, {consecrating himself} today to Yahweh?"

2 Timothy 2:21

Therefore, if someone cleanses himself from these [things], he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.

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