5 Your [a]lamb shall be an unblemished male a year old; you may take it from the sheep or from the goats.6 [b]You shall keep it until the fourteenth day of the same month, then the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel is to kill it [c]at twilight.7 Moreover, they shall take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and on the lintel [d]of the houses in which they eat it.8 They shall eat the flesh that same night, roasted with fire, and they shall eat it with unleavened bread [e]and bitter herbs.9 Do not eat any of it raw or boiled at all with water, but rather roasted with fire, both its head and its legs along with its entrails.10 And you shall not leave any of it over until morning, but whatever is left of it until morning, you shall burn with fire.11 Now you shall eat it in this manner: with your loins girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste—it is the Lord’s Passover.12 For I will go through the land of Egypt on that night, and will strike down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgments—I am the Lord.13 The blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you [f]live; and when I see the blood I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you [g]to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt.
Feast of Unleavened Bread
14 ‘Now this day will be a memorial to you, and you shall celebrate it as a feast to the Lord; throughout your generations you are to celebrate it as[h]a permanent ordinance.
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