"Celebrate the Feast of Unleavened Bread.1 For seven days eat bread made without yeast,2 as I commanded you. Do this at the appointed time in the month of Abib,3 for in that month you came out of Egypt.
"The first offspring4 of every womb belongs to me, including all the firstborn males of your livestock, whether from herd or flock.
Redeem the firstborn donkey with a lamb, but if you do not redeem it, break its neck.5 Redeem all your firstborn sons.6 "No one is to appear before me empty-handed.721
"Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest;8 even during the plowing season and harvest9 you must rest.
"Celebrate the Feast of Weeks with the firstfruits10 of the wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering11 at the turn of the year.a23
Three times12 a year all your men are to appear before the Sovereign LORD, the God of Israel.
I will drive out nations13 before you and enlarge your territory,14 and no one will covet your land when you go up three times each year to appear before the LORD your God.
"Do not offer the blood of a sacrifice to me along with anything containing yeast,15 and do not let any of the sacrifice from the Passover Feast remain until morning.1626
"Bring the best of the firstfruits17 of your soil to the house of the LORD your God. "Do not cook a young goat in its mother's milk."18