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18 “The Feast of (A)Unleavened Bread you shall keep. Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, as I commanded you, in the appointed time of the month of Abib; for in the (B)month of Abib you came out from Egypt.

19 (C)“All [a]that open the womb are Mine, and every male firstborn among your livestock, whether ox or sheep. 20 But (D)the firstborn of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb. And if you will not redeem him, then you shall break his neck. All the firstborn of your sons you shall redeem.

“And none shall appear before Me (E)empty-handed.

21 (F)“Six days you shall work, but on the seventh day you shall rest; in plowing time and in harvest you shall rest.

22 “And you shall observe the Feast of Weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the year’s end.

23 (G)“Three times in the year all your men shall appear before the Lord, the Lord God of Israel. 24 For I will (H)cast out the nations before you and enlarge your borders; neither will any man covet your land when you go up to appear before the Lord your God three times in the year.

25 “You shall not offer the blood of My sacrifice with leaven, (I)nor shall the sacrifice of the Feast of the Passover be left until morning.

26 (J)“The first of the firstfruits of your land you shall bring to the house of the Lord your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.”

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 34:19 the firstborn