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Now, therefore, have I chosen and hallowed this house, that my Name may be there, unto times age-abiding, - and mine eyes and my heart shall he there, all the days.
And Yahweh said unto him - I have heard thy prayer and thy supplication, wherewith thou hast made supplication before me, I have hallowed this house, which thou hast built, to put my Name there unto times age-abiding, - and mine eyes and my heart shall be there, continually:
For, in six days, did Yahweh make the heavens and the earth, and the sea - and all that in them is, and rested on the seventh day, - for this cause, Yahweh blessed the sabbath day and hallowed it.
and place therein fire, and put thereon incense before Yahweh, to-morrow, So shall it be - that, the man whom Yahweh shall choose, he shall be the holy one. Too much for you ye sons of Levi!
For a holy people, art thou unto Yahweh thy God: of thee, hath Yahweh thy God, made choice, that thou shouldest become his people as a treasure, above all the peoples that are on the face of the ground:
According as he made choice of us, in him, before the founding of a world, that we might be holy and blameless in his presence; in love,
For, a holy people, thou art unto Yahweh thy God, - and, of thee, did Yahweh make choice, that thou shouldest become his people as a treasure, above all the peoples that are on the face of the ground.
Unto all that are in Rome, beloved of God, called saints, favour unto you, and peace, from God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ.
Put on, therefore, as men chosen of God, holy and beloved, tender affections of compassion, graciousness, lowliness of mind, meekness, long-suffering,
Chosen according to the fore-knowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of Spirit, unto obedience and the sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ, Favour unto you, and peace, be multiplied!
a continual ascending-sacrifice to your generations, at the opening of the tent of meeting, before Yahweh, where will meet with you, to speak unto thee there. So will I meet there with the sons of Israel, and it shall be hallowed by my glory.
And Yahweh saw, that he turned aside to see, - so God called unto him out of the midst of the thorn-bush, and said - Moses! Moses! And he said - Behold me! And he said - Do not draw nigh hither, - put off thy sandals from thy feet, for, the place whereon thou art standing is holy ground.
Now, when Solomon had made an end of praying, Fire, came down out of the heavens, and consumed the ascending-offering and the sacrifices, - and, the glory of Yahweh, filled the house; so that the priests could not enter into the house of Yahweh, - because the glory of Yahweh filled the house of Yahweh;
Now, therefore, if ye will, indeed hearken, to my voice, And keep my covenant, Then shall ye be mine as a treasure beyond all the peoples, For, mine, is all the earth; But, ye, shall be mine, As a kingdom of priests, And a holy nation. These, are the words, which thou shalt speak unto the sons of Israel.
Yahweh will confirm thee unto himself for a holy people, as he sware unto thee, - be-cause thou dost keep the commandments of Yahweh thy God, and dost walk in his ways.
And I will solemnise to them a covenant of prosperity, A covenant age-abiding, shall it be with them, - And I will place them. And multiply them, And set my sanctuary in the midst of them. Unto times age-abiding. And my habitation shall be over them, And I will become their God,- And they, shall become my people, So shall the nations know that I, Yahweh, am hallowing Israel,- When my sanctuary is in the midst of them Unto times age-abiding.
But, ye, are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a peculiar treasure, that, the excellences, ye may tell forth, of him who, out of darkness, hath called you into his marvellous light: -
But, the God of peace himself, hallow you completely, and, entire, might your spirit, and soul, and body, - so as to be unblameable in the Presence of our Lord Jesus Christ, - be preserved!
And it shall come to pass - He that is left in Zion! And he that remaineth in Jerusalem, Shall be called, holy, - Everyone written unto life in Jerusalem. When My Lord shall have bathed away the filth of the daughters of Zion, And the blood-guiltiness of Jerusalem, he shall wash away out of her midst, - By the spirit of judgment, and By the spirit of thorough cleansing,
And I will throw upon you clean water and ye shall he clean, - From all your uncleannesses and from all your manufactured gods, will I cleanse you;
For, both he that maketh holy, and they who are being made holy, are, all, of One; For which cause, he is not ashamed to be calling them, brethren,
Take the Levites, out of the midst of the sons of Israel, - and thou shalt purify them. And, thus, shalt thou do unto them, to purify them, sprinkle upon them sin-cleansing water, - then shall they, cause a razor to pass over all their flesh, and shall wash their clothes and so make themselves pure.
Then shall a man that is clean gather up the ashes of the heifer, and put them by, outside the camp, in a clean place, - so shall they be for the assembly of the sons of Israel to keep for water of separation it is a taking away of sin.
And, the Levites, shall lean their hands upon the head of the bullocks; then make thou of the one a sin-bearer and of the other an ascending-sacrifice unto Yahweh, to put a propitiatory-covering over the Levites. Thus shalt thou cause the Levites to stand before Aaron and before his sons, - thus shalt thou offer them as a wave-offering unto Yahweh; thus shalt thou separate the Levites out of the midst of the sons of Israel, - thus shall the Levites become mine.
So then thou shalt do for Aaron and for his sons, in this manner, according to all which I have commanded, thee, - seven days, shalt thou install them. And a sin-bearing bullock, shalt thou offer daily, for them who are to be covered by propitiation, and shalt make a sin-cleansing for the altar, when thou puttest a propitiatory-covering thereon, - and shalt anoint it to hallow it. Seven days, shalt thou put a propitiatory-covering over the altar, and so shalt hallow it, thus shall the altar become most holy; whosoever toucheth the altar, must be holy.
Then was led near the sin-bearing bullock, - and Aaron and his sons leaned their hands upon the head of the sin-bearing bullock, Then was it slain, and Moses took the blood and put thereof upon the horns of the altar round about, with his finger, and cleansed the altar from sin, - and the remainder of the blood, poured he forth at the base of the altar, and hallowed it putting a propitiatory-covering thereupon.
And, from the assembly of the sons of Israel, shall he receive two he-goats, for bearing sin, - and one ram, as an ascending-sacrifice. Then shall Aaron bring near the sin-bearing bullock which is for himself, - and put a propitiatory-covering about himself, and about his household. Then shall he take the two goats, - and cause them to stand before Yahweh, at the entrance of the tent of meeting.read more.
And Aaron shall cast lots over the two goats, - one lot for Yahweh, and one lot for Azazel. Then shall Aaron bring near the goat over which came up the lot for Yahweh, - and shall make of hint a sin-bearer; but, the goat over which came up the lot for Azazel, shall he cause to stand alive - before Yahweh to put a propitiatory-covering over him, - to send him away unto Azazel, towards the desert.
And Moses took the anointing oil, and anointed the habitation and all that was therein, - and hallowed them; and he sprinkled thereof upon the altar seven times, - and anointed the altar, and all the utensils thereof and the laver and its stand to hallow them and he poured of the anointing oil, upon the head of Aaron, - and anointed him, to hallow him.
Then shalt thou take of the blood that is upon the altar and of the anointing oil, and sprinkle upon Aaron and upon his garments, and upon his sons and upon the garments of his sons with him, - so shall he be hallowed - he, and his garments, and his sons and the garments of his sons, with him.
By which will, we have been made holy, through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ, once for all.
Ye husbands, be loving your wives, even as, the Christ also, loved the assembly, and delivered, himself, up in her behalf, That, her, he might sanctify, having purified her with the bath of water, in declaration, That, he, might present, unto himself, the assembly, all glorious, not having spot or wrinkle or any of such things, but that she should be holy and blameless;
In his body of flesh, through means of his death, to present you holy and blameless and unaccusable before him, -
Who, being an eradiated brightness of his glory, and an exact representation of his very being, also bearing up all things by the utterance of his power, purification of sins, having achieved, sat down on the right hand of the majesty in high places:
For if the blood of goats and bulls, and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling the profaned, halloweth unto the purity of the flesh, How much rather shall the blood of the Christ, who through an age-abiding spirit offered himself unspotted unto God, purify our conscience from dead works, to the rendering of divine-service, unto a Living God?
Wherefore, Jesus also, that he might hallow the people through means of his own blood, outside the gate, suffered:
Whereas, if, in the light, we are walking, as, he, is in the light, we have, fellowship one with another, and, the blood of Jesus his Son, is cleansing us from all sin.
And, he, is, a propitiation, concerning our sins, - and, not concerning our own only, but, also concerning those of the whole world.
Herein, is love: not that, we, have loved God, but that, he, loved us, and sent forth his Son, as a propitiation concerning our sins.
Unto the assembly of God which is in Corinth, sanctified in Christ Jesus, called saints, - with all who call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, in every place, - their Lord and ours:
But, of him, are, ye, in Christ Jesus, who hath been made wisdom unto us, from God, - both righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:
But, we, are bound to give thanks unto God continually concerning you, brethren beloved by the Lord, for that God chose you, from the beginning, unto salvation, in sanctification of spirit and belief of truth, -
Jesus answered - Verily, verily, I say unto thee: Except one be born of water and spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. That which hath been born of the flesh, is, flesh, and, that which hath been born of the spirit, is, spirit. Do not marvel, that I said unto thee: Ye must needs be born from above.read more.
The spirit, where it pleaseth, doth breathe, and, the sound thereof, thou hearest; but knowest not, whence it cometh and whither it goeth: Thus, is every one who hath been born of the spirit.
That I should be a public minister of Christ Jesus unto the nations, doing priestly service with the glad-message of God, in order that the offering up of the nations might prove to be acceptable, being hallowed in Holy Spirit:
And, these things, were some of you; but ye bathed them away, - but ye were sanctified, but ye were justified, in the name of ourLord Jesus Christ, and in the Spirit of our God.
For God did not call us, with a permission of impurity, but, in sanctification. Therefore, indeed, he that disregardeth - it is, not a man, he disregardeth, but God, - Who giveth his Holy Spirit unto you.
Not by works which we had done in righteousness, but, according to his mercy, he saved us - through means of the bathing of a new birth, and the moulding anew of Holy Spirit. -
If we are confessing our sins, faithful, is he and, righteous - that he should forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Now, when these things were ended, the rulers drew near unto me, saying, The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites have not kept themselves separate from the peoples of the lands, - in view of their abominations-even of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites; for they have taken of their daughters, for themselves and for their sons, so that the holy seed have intermingled themselves among the peoples of the lands, - and, the hand of the rulers and the deputies, hath, in this unfaithfulness, been, foremost. When I heard this thing, I rent my garment, and my robe, - and tore out of the hair of my head and my beard, and sat stunned.read more.
Then, unto me, were gathered, all who trembled at the words of the God of Israel, concerning the unfaithfulness of them who had been exiled, - but, I, sat stunned, until the evening gift. And, at the evening gift, I arose from mine affliction, which had been accompanied by the rending of my garment and my robe, - and I bowed upon my knees, and spread forth my hands unto Yahweh my God; and said, O my God, I turn pale and am ashamed, to lift up, O my God, my face unto thee, - for, our iniquities, have multiplied above the head, and our guilt hath magnified itself unto the heavens. Since the days of our fathers, we, have been in great guilt, until this day, - and, for our iniquities, have we been given up - we, our kings, our priests, - into the hand of the kings of the lands, by sword and by captivity and by spoiling and by a turning pale of face, as at this day.
Now, when Ezra had prayed and when he had made confession, weeping and casting himself down, before the house of God, there gathered unto him out of Israel, an exceeding large convocation - men and women and children, for the people wept with a very bitter weeping. Then responded Shecaniah son of Jehiel of the sons of Elam, and said unto Ezra, We, have been faithful with our God, and have married foreign women from among the peoples of the land, - yet, now, there is hope for Israel concerning this thing. Now, therefore, let us solemnize a covenant unto our God - to put away all the women and such as have been born of them, in the counsel of my lord, and them who tremble at the commandment of our God, - and, according to the law, let it be done.read more.
Arise, for, upon thee, resteth the thing, but, we, are with thee, - be strong, and act.
Be favorable unto me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness, And, in the multitude of thy compassions, blot out my transgressions; Thoroughly wash me from mine iniquity, And, from my sin, make me pure; For, my transgressions, do, I, acknowledge, And, my sin, is before me continually:read more.
Against thee - against thee alone, have I sinned, And, wickedness - in thine eyes, have I done, - That thou mayest, Be justified when thou speakest, - Be clear when thou judgest. Lo! in iniquity, was I brought forth, And, in sin, did my mother conceive me. Lo! faithfulness, hast thou desired in the inward parts, Yea, in the hidden part, wilt thou cause me to know, wisdom. Wilt thou cleanse me from sin with hyssop, That I may be pure? Wilt thou wash me, That I may be whiter, than snow? Wilt thou cause me to hear joy and gladness? The bones thou hast crushed would exult. Hide thy face from my sins, - And, all mine iniquities, blot out; A pure heart, create for me, O God, And, a steadfast spirit, renew within me.
And Peter said unto them - Repent ye, and let each one of you be immersed, in the name of Jesus Christ, into the remission of your sins, - and ye shall receive the free-gift of the Holy Spirit;
So, ye also, be reckoning yourselves to be - dead indeed unto sin, but, alive unto God in Christ Jesus. Let not sin, therefore, reign in your death-doomed body, that ye should be obedient to its covetings; Neither be presenting your members as weapons of unrighteousness unto sin, but present yourselves unto God as though alive from among the dead, and your members as weapons of righteousness unto God;
Draw near unto God, and he will draw near unto you. Cleanse hands, sinners! Chasten hearts, double souls!
For, we, in Spirit, by faith, for a hope of righteousness, are ardently waiting, -
For, a righteousness of God, is therein revealed, - by faith unto faith: even as it is written - But, he that is righteous, by faith, shall live. For there is being revealed an anger of God from heaven - against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men who, the truth, in unrighteousness, do hold down; -
Having purified, your souls, by the obedience of the truth, unto unfeigned brotherly affection, from the heart, love, one another, earnestly;
Hallow them in the truth: Thine own word, is, truth:
Know ye not that, unto whom ye are presenting yourselves as servants for obedience, servants ye are unto him unto whom ye are obedient, whether of sin unto death or of obedience unto righteousness? But thanks be unto God, that - whereas ye were servants of sin, ye became obedient out of the heart unto the mould of teaching into which ye were delivered; And, being freed from sin, ye were made servants unto righteousness; -read more.
In human fashion am I speaking, because of the weakness of your flesh; - for, just as ye presented your members as servants unto impurity and unto lawlessness for lawlessness, so now, present ye your members as servants unto righteousness for sanctification.
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