For they could
yakol  (yaw-kole')
to be able, literally (can, could) or morally (may, might)
not keep
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
it at that time
`eth  (ayth)
time, especially (adverb with preposition) now, when, etc.
because the priests
kohen  (ko-hane')
literally, one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) -- chief ruler, own, priest, prince, principal officer.
had not sanctified
qadash  (kaw-dash')
to be (causatively, make, pronounce or observe as) clean (ceremonially or morally)
themselves sufficiently
madday  (mad-dah'-ee)
what (is) enough, i.e. sufficiently -- sufficiently.
day  (dahee)
enough (as noun or adverb), used chiefly with preposition in phrases
neither had the people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
gathered themselves together
'acaph  (aw-saf')
to gather for any purpose; hence, to receive, take away, i.e. remove
to Jerusalem
Yruwshalaim  (yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im)
founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine -- Jerusalem.