1 Kings 7:3
It was paneled above with cedar at the top of the chambers that [rested] on 45 pillars, fifteen per row.
1 Corinthians 5:7-13
Clean out the old yeast so that you may be a new batch, since you are unleavened. For Christ our Passover has been sacrificed.
Therefore, let us observe the feast, not with old yeast, or with the yeast of malice and evil, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
I wrote to you in a letter not to associate with sexually immoral people--
by no means referring to this world's immoral people, or to the greedy and swindlers, or to idolaters; otherwise you would have to leave the world.
But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or a reviler, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
For what is it to me to judge outsiders? Do you not judge those who are inside?
But God judges outsiders. Put away the evil person from among yourselves.
2 Corinthians 6:17
Therefore, come out from among them and be separate, says the Lord; do not touch any unclean thing, and I will welcome you.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from every brother who walks irresponsibly and not according to the tradition received from us.
Titus 3:10
Reject a divisive person after a first and second warning,
Hebrews 12:15
See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no root of bitterness springs up, causing trouble and by it, defiling many.
Hebrews 12:16
And see that there isn't any immoral or irreverent person like Esau, who sold his birthright in exchange for one meal.
2 John 1:10
If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your home, and don't say, "Welcome," to him;
2 John 1:11
for the one who says, "Welcome," to him shares in his evil works.
Revelation 21:27
Nothing profane will ever enter it: no one who does what is vile or false, but only those written in the Lamb's book of life.
defile not
Numbers 19:22
Anything the unclean person touches will become unclean, and anyone who touches [it] will be unclean until evening."
Haggai 2:13
Then Haggai asked, "If someone defiled by [contact with] a corpse touches any of these, does it become defiled?" The priests answered, "It becomes defiled."
Haggai 2:14
Then Haggai replied, "So is this people, and so is this nation before Me"-- the LORD's declaration. "And so is every work of their hands; even what they offer there is defiled.
in the midst
Leviticus 26:11
I will place My residence among you, and I will not reject you.
Leviticus 26:12
I will walk among you and be your God, and you will be My people.
Deuteronomy 23:14
For the LORD your God walks throughout your camp to protect you and deliver your enemies to you; so your encampments must be holy. He must not see anything improper among you or He will turn away from you.
Psalm 68:18
You ascended to the heights, taking away captives; You received gifts from people, even from the rebellious, so that the LORD God might live [there].
Isaiah 12:6
Cry out and sing, citizen of Zion, for the Holy One of Israel is among you in [His] greatness."
2 Corinthians 6:16
And what agreement does God's sanctuary have with idols? For we are the sanctuary of the living God, as God said: I will dwell among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be My people.
Revelation 21:3
Then I heard a loud voice from the throne: Look! God's dwelling is with men, and He will live with them. They will be His people, and God Himself will be with them and be their God.