“For I am the LORD your GOD Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. And you shall not make yourselves unclean with any of the swarming things that swarm on the earth.”
“For I am the LORD who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your GOD; thus you shall be holy, for I am holy.”
“Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘You shall be holy, for I the LORD your GOD am Holy.
‘Thus you are to be holy to Me, for I the LORD am Holy; and I have set you apart from the peoples to be Mine.
—1 Peter 1:16
because it is written, “You shall be Holy, for I am Holy.”
“You shall consecrate yourselves therefore and be holy, for I am the LORD your GOD.”
—1 Peter 1:15
but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior;
“You shall consecrate him, therefore, for he offers the food of your GOD; he shall be holy to you; for I the LORD, who sanctifies you, am holy.
“Since the LORD your GOD walks in the midst of your camp to deliver you and to defeat your enemies before you, therefore your camp must be Holy; and He must not see anything indecent among you or He will turn away from you.