14 ‘So this day shall be to you (A)a memorial; and you shall keep it as a (B)feast to the Lord throughout your generations. You shall keep it as a feast (C)by an everlasting ordinance. 15 (D)Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread. On the first day you shall remove leaven from your houses. For whoever eats leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, (E)that [a]person shall be [b]cut off from Israel. 16 On the first day there shall be (F)a holy convocation, and on the seventh day there shall be a holy convocation for you. No manner of work shall be done on them; but that which everyone must eat—that only may be prepared by you. 17 So you shall observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread, for (G)on this same day I will have brought your [c]armies (H)out of the land of Egypt. Therefore you shall observe this day throughout your generations as an everlasting ordinance. 18 (I)In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at evening, you shall eat unleavened bread, until the twenty-first day of the month at evening. 19 For (J)seven days no leaven shall be found in your houses, since whoever eats what is leavened, that same person shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he is a stranger or a native of the land. 20 You shall eat nothing leavened; in all your dwellings you shall eat unleavened bread.’ ”

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  1. Exodus 12:15 soul
  2. Exodus 12:15 Put to death
  3. Exodus 12:17 hosts