Up, sanctify the people, and say, Sanctify
yourselves for tomorrow: for thus says the LORD God of Israel, There is an accursed thing in the midst of you, O Israel: you can not stand before your enemies, until you take away the accursed thing from among you.
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George Leo Haydock
Sanctified. Prepared by washing, to appear before the tabernacle, and to see the event. Septuagint, "purify the people. "Chaldean, "call an assembly."