One in Messiah Congregation

Let us define the words church and holy



εκκλησια ekklesia - ek-klay-see'-ah

Total KJV Occurrences: 116

church, 77

churches, 36

assembly, 3

A calling out, a popular meeting, especially of believers in Messiah Yeshua on earth or saints in heaven or both - assembly, church.

1 - An assembly of the people convened for worship in a religious meeting. Those who are united into one body.

2 - The whole body of believers scattered throughout the earth.

3 - Also the assembly of faithful believers already dead and received into heaven.



קדשׁ - qodesh

Total KJV Occurrences: 458

holy, 303

sanctuary, 55

most, 47

holiness, 30

dedicated, 12

hallowed, 9

consecrated, 1

saints, 1

Apartness, holiness, sacredness, set-apartness, separateness to God. Also of places or things.

A primitive root; to be (causatively make , pronounce or observe as) clean (ceremonially or morally): - appoint, bid, consecrate, dedicate, hallow, (be, keep) holy (-er, place), keep, prepare, proclaim, purify, sanctify (-ied one, self).

From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity: - consecrated (thing), dedicated (thing), hallowed (thing), holiness, (most) holy ( day, portion, thing), saint, sanctuary.


Leviticus 11:44 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 thing that creepeth upon the earth.

Leviticus 11:45 For I am the LORD that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy .

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

Leviticus 20:26 And ye shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy , and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine.

Leviticus 21:8 Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; for he offereth the bread of thy God: he shall be holy unto thee: for I the LORD, which sanctify you, am holy .

1Peter 1:16 Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy .


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