Leviticus 11:44
Good News Translation
I am the LORD your God, and you must keep yourselves holy, because I am holy.

Contemporary English Version
I am the LORD your God, and you must dedicate yourselves to me and be holy, just as I am holy. Don't become disgusting by eating any of these unclean creatures.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I am the Lord your God. Be holy because I am holy. Defile not your souls by any creeping thing, that moveth upon the earth.

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For I am the Lord your God. Be holy because I am holy. Defile not your souls by any creeping thing, that moveth upon the earth.

I am the

Exodus 20:2 I am the Lord thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

ye shall

Leviticus 10:3 And Moses said to Aaron: This is what the Lord hath spoken. I will be sanctified in them that approach to me: and I will be glorified in the sight of all the people. And when Aaron heard this, he held his peace.

Leviticus 19:2 Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel. And thou shalt say to them: Be ye holy, because I the Lord your God am holy.

Leviticus 20:7,26 Sanctify yourselves, and be ye holy: because I am the Lord your God. . . .

Exodus 19:6 And you shall be to me a priestly kingdom, and a holy nation. These are the words thou shalt speak to the children of Israel.

Deuteronomy 14:2 Because thou art a holy people to the Lord thy God: and he chose thee to be his peculiar people of all nations that are upon the earth.

1 Samuel 6:20 And the men of Bethsames said: Who shall be able to stand before the Lord this holy God? and to whom shall he go up from us?

Psalm 99:5,9 Exalt ye the Lord our God, and adore his footstool, for it is holy. . . .

Isaiah 6:3-5 And they cried one to another, and said: Holy, holy, holy, the Lord God of hosts, all the earth is full of his glory, . . .

Amos 3:3 Shall two walk together except they be agreed?

Matthew 5:48 Be you therefore perfect, as also your heavenly Father is perfect.

1 Thessalonians 4:7 For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto sanctification.

1 Peter 1:15,16 But according to him that hath called you, who is holy, be you also in all manner of conversation holy: . . .

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

Revelation 22:11 He that hurteth, let him hurt still: and he that is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is just, let him be justified still: and he that is holy, let him be sanctified still.

Context
Clean and Unclean Animals
43Do not defile your souls, nor touch aught thereof, lest you be unclean, 44For I am the Lord your God. Be holy because I am holy. Defile not your souls by any creeping thing, that moveth upon the earth.45For I am the Lord, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that I might be your God.…
Cross References
1 Peter 1:16
Because it is written: You shall be holy, for I am holy.

Exodus 6:7
And I will take you to myself for my people, I will be your God: and you shall know that I am the Lord your God, who brought you out from the work-prison of the Egyptians:

Exodus 16:12
I have heard the murmuring of the children of Israel, say to them: In the evening you shall eat flesh, and in the morning you shall have your fill of bread; and you shall know that I am the Lord your God.

Exodus 19:10
And he said to him: Go to the people, and sanctify them to day, and to morrow, and let them wash their garments.

Exodus 22:31
You shall be holy men to me: the flesh that beasts have tasted of before, you shall not eat, but shall cast it to the dogs.

Exodus 23:25
And you shall serve the Lord your God, that I may bless your bread and your waters, and may take away sickness from the midst of thee.

Leviticus 18:2
Speak to the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: I am the Lord your God.

Leviticus 19:2
Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel. And thou shalt say to them: Be ye holy, because I the Lord your God am holy.

Leviticus 19:3
Let every one fear his father, and his mother. Keep my sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.

Numbers 15:40
But rather being mindful of the precepts of the Lord, may do them and be holy to their God.

1 Samuel 6:20
And the men of Bethsames said: Who shall be able to stand before the Lord this holy God? and to whom shall he go up from us?

Isaiah 43:3
For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I have given Egypt for thy atonement, Ethiopia and Saba for thee.

Isaiah 51:15
But I am the Lord thy God, who trouble the sea, and the waves thereof swell: the Lord of hosts is my name.

Additional Translations
For I am the LORD your God; consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, because I am holy. You must not defile yourselves by any creature that crawls along the ground.For I am the LORD your God: you shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall you defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creeps on the earth.

For I am Jehovah your God: sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that moveth upon the earth.

For I am the Lord your God; and ye shall be sanctified, and ye shall be holy, because I the Lord your God am holy; and ye shall not defile your souls with any of the reptiles creeping upon the earth.

For I am Jehovah your God; and ye shall hallow yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy; and ye shall not make yourselves unclean through any manner of crawling thing which creepeth on the earth.

For I am the LORD your God: sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that moveth upon the earth.

For I am the LORD your God: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping animal that creepeth upon the earth.

For I am Yahweh your God. Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be holy; for I am holy: neither shall you defile yourselves with any kind of creeping thing that moves on the earth.

For I am Jehovah your God, and ye have sanctified yourselves, and ye have been holy, for I am holy; and ye do not defile your persons with any teeming thing which is creeping on the earth;
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