Samuel replied, “Yes, in peace; I have come to sacrifice to the Lord. Consecrate(A) yourselves and come to the sacrifice with me.” Then he consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice.

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and said: “Listen to me, Levites! Consecrate(A) yourselves now and consecrate the temple of the Lord, the God of your ancestors. Remove all defilement from the sanctuary.

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16 Gather the people,
    consecrate(A) the assembly;
bring together the elders,(B)
    gather the children,
    those nursing at the breast.
Let the bridegroom(C) leave his room
    and the bride her chamber.

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