Sanctify
Joel 2:15
Blow a trumpet in Zion, Consecrate a fast, proclaim a solemn assembly,
Joel 2:16
Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, Assemble the elders, Gather the children and the nursing infants. Let the bridegroom come out of his room And the bride out of her [bridal] chamber.
2 Chronicles 20:3
Jehoshaphat was afraid and turned his attention to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.
2 Chronicles 20:4
So Judah gathered together to seek help from the LORD; they even came from all the cities of Judah to seek the LORD.
solemn assembly
Leviticus 23:36
'For seven days you shall present an offering by fire to the LORD. On the eighth day you shall have a holy convocation and present an offering by fire to the LORD; it is an assembly. You shall do no laborious work.
Nehemiah 8:18
He read from the book of the law of God daily, from the first day to the last day. And they celebrated the feast seven days, and on the eighth day [there was] a solemn assembly according to the ordinance.
the elders
Deuteronomy 29:10
"You stand today, all of you, before the LORD your God: your chiefs, your tribes, your elders and your officers, [even] all the men of Israel,
Deuteronomy 29:11
your little ones, your wives, and the alien who is within your camps, from the one who chops your wood to the one who draws your water,
2 Chronicles 20:13
All Judah was standing before the LORD, with their infants, their wives and their children.
Nehemiah 9:2
The descendants of Israel separated themselves from all foreigners, and stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their fathers.
Nehemiah 9:3
While they stood in their place, they read from the book of the law of the LORD their God for a fourth of the day; and for [another] fourth they confessed and worshiped the LORD their God.
cry
Jonah 3:8
"But both man and beast must be covered with sackcloth; and let men call on God earnestly that each may turn from his wicked way and from the violence which is in his hands.