31 Then (A)he called for Moses and Aaron at night and said, “Rise up, (B)get out from among my people, both you and the sons of Israel; and go, [a]worship the Lord, as you have said. 32 Take (C)both your flocks and your herds, as you have said, and go, and bless me also.”

Exodus of Israel

33 (D)The Egyptians urged the people, to send them out of the land in a hurry, for they said, “We will all be dead.” 34 So the people took (E)their dough before it was leavened, with their kneading bowls bound up in the clothes on their shoulders.

35 (F)Now the sons of Israel had done according to the word of Moses, for they had requested from the Egyptians articles of silver and articles of gold, and clothing; 36 and the Lord had given the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they let them have their request. Therefore they (G)plundered the Egyptians.

37 Now the (H)sons of Israel journeyed from (I)Rameses to Succoth, about (J)six hundred thousand men on foot, aside from children. 38 A (K)mixed multitude also went up with them, [b]along with flocks and herds, a (L)very large number of livestock. 39 And they baked the dough which they had brought out of Egypt into cakes of unleavened bread. For it had no yeast, since they were (M)driven out of Egypt and could not delay, nor had they [c]prepared any provisions for themselves.

40 Now the time [d]that the sons of Israel had lived in Egypt was (N)430 years. 41 And at the end of 430 years, on (O)this very day, (P)all the [e]multitudes of the Lord departed from the land of Egypt.

Ordinance of the Passover

42 (Q)It is a night [f]to be observed for the Lord, for having brought them out of the land of Egypt; this night is for the Lord, [g]to be observed by all the sons of Israel throughout their generations.

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  1. Exodus 12:31 Or serve
  2. Exodus 12:38 Lit and
  3. Exodus 12:39 Lit made
  4. Exodus 12:40 Or of the sons of Israel who lived
  5. Exodus 12:41 Lit armies
  6. Exodus 12:42 Or of vigil
  7. Exodus 12:42 Or of vigil

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