Exodus 12:1-6 DBY

1 And Jehovah spoke to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying,
2 This month shall be unto you the beginning a of months: it shall be the first month of the year b to you.

References for Exodus 12:2

    • • 12:2 - Lit. 'head.'
    • – 12:2 - * The beginning of the year which began with the first new moon after the Spring Equinox.
      3 Speak unto all the assembly c of Israel, saying, On the tenth of this month let them take themselves each a lamb, d for a father's house, a lamb for a house.

      References for Exodus 12:3

        • — 12:3 - 'Assembly' is the congregation looked at as a moral whole, a corporate person before God: see Lev. 4.13; 8.3. 'Congregation,' ver. 6, is, I apprehend, the actual subsisting congregation composed of all its members.
        • ˜ 12:3 - Or 'kid,' here and in all this passage, as also in Gen. 22.8.
          4 And if the household be too small for a lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take [it] according to the number of the souls; each according to [the measure] of his eating shall ye count for the lamb.
          5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, e a yearling male; ye shall take [it] from the sheep, or from the goats.

          References for Exodus 12:5

            • ™ 12:5 - Elsewhere 'perfect.'
              6 And ye shall keep it until the fourteenth day of this month; and the whole congregation f of the assembly of Israel shall kill it between the two evenings.

              References for Exodus 12:6

                • š 12:6 - See Note a.