Leviticus 20:7
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New International Version
"'Consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am the LORD your God.

King James Bible
Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I am the LORD your God.

Darby Bible Translation
Hallow yourselves therefore, and be holy; for I am Jehovah your God.

World English Bible
"'Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be holy; for I am Yahweh your God.

Young's Literal Translation
And ye have sanctified yourselves, and ye have been holy, for I am Jehovah your God;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Familiar spirits - See the notes on Leviticus 19:31; and Exodus 22:18 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Leviticus 11:44 For I am the LORD your God: you shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy...

Leviticus 19:2 Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say to them, You shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy.

Ephesians 1:4 According as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

1 Thessalonians 4:3,7 For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that you should abstain from fornication...

Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

1 Peter 1:15,16 But as he which has called you is holy, so be you holy in all manner of conversation...

Library
Tenth Day. Holiness and Separation.
I am the Lord your God, which have separated you from other people. And ye shall be holy unto me, for I the Lord am holy, and have separated you from other people that ye should be Mine.'--Lev. xx. 24, 26. 'Until the days be fulfilled, in the which he separateth himself unto the Lord, he shall be holy.... All the days of his separation he is holy unto the Lord.'--Num. vi. 5, 8. 'Wherefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people through His own blood, suffered without the
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Self-Denial.
"If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me."--Matt. xvi. 24. Good works are not the saint's sanctification, any more than drops of water are the fountain; but they spring as crystal drops from the fountain of sanctification. They are good, not when the saint intends them to be good, but when they conform to the divine law and proceed from a true faith. Yet the intention is of great importance; the Church has always taught that a work could not be called
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

Cross References
Ephesians 1:4
For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love

1 Peter 1:16
for it is written: "Be holy, because I am holy."

Leviticus 19:2
"Speak to the entire assembly of Israel and say to them: 'Be holy because I, the LORD your God, am holy.

Joshua 24:19
Joshua said to the people, "You are not able to serve the LORD. He is a holy God; he is a jealous God. He will not forgive your rebellion and your sins.

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