Exodus 12:1-6 CSB

Instructions for the Passover

1 The Lord said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt:

References for Exodus 12:1

      2 "This month is to be the beginning of months for you; it is the first month of your year.
      3 Tell the whole community of Israel that on the tenth day of this month they must each select an animal of the flock according to [their] fathers' households, one animal per household.
      4 If the household is too small for a [whole] animal, that person and the neighbor nearest his house are to select one based on the combined number of people; you should apportion the animal according to what each persona will eat.

      References for Exodus 12:4

        • a 12:4 - Or household
          5 You must have an unblemished animal, a year-old male; you may take it from either the sheep or the goats.
          6 You are to keep it until the fourteenth day of this month; then the whole assembly of the community of Israel will slaughter the animals at twilight.