'Dedicate' in the Bible
you are to dedicate to the LORD everything that first opens the womb. All the firstborn males of your livestock belong to the LORD.
Then the priest will dedicate some of the grain offering as a memorial offering and offer it in smoke on the altar, an offering by fire that will be a pleasing aroma to the LORD.
He is to dedicate to the LORD the days of his consecration by bringing a year old male lamb as his offering. The previous time will have failed because his consecration became defiled.
"Furthermore, let the officials ask the army, "Is there a man here who has built a new house but has not yet dedicated it? Let him go back home. Otherwise, he may die in battle and another man dedicate it.
Never devote all your energy to sex, or dedicate your life to destroying kings.
and dedicate the land to desolation because of their unfaithful unbelief," declares the Lord GOD.
So the regional authorities, governors, deputy governors, advisors, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all of the other administrators of the provinces assembled to dedicate the statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had erected. They took their places in front of the statue that he had erected.
"Sound the ram's horn in Zion! Dedicate a fast and call for a solemn assembly!
Gather the people! Dedicate the congregation! Bring in the elders. Gather the youngsters and even the nursing infants. Call the bridegroom from his wedding preparations, and the bride from her dressing room.