Deuteronomy 16:1-9 NIV

The Passover

1 Observe the month of Aviv and celebrate the Passover of the LORD your God, because in the month of Aviv he brought you out of Egypt by night.

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2 Sacrifice as the Passover to the LORD your God an animal from your flock or herd at the place the LORD will choose as a dwelling for his Name.

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3 Do not eat it with bread made with yeast, but for seven days eat unleavened bread, the bread of affliction, because you left Egypt in haste—so that all the days of your life you may remember the time of your departure from Egypt.

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4 Let no yeast be found in your possession in all your land for seven days. Do not let any of the meat you sacrifice on the evening of the first day remain until morning.

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5 You must not sacrifice the Passover in any town the LORD your God gives you
6 except in the place he will choose as a dwelling for his Name. There you must sacrifice the Passover in the evening, when the sun goes down, on the anniversarya of your departure from Egypt.

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    • w 16:6 - Or "down, at the time of day"
      7 Roast it and eat it at the place the LORD your God will choose. Then in the morning return to your tents.

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      8 For six days eat unleavened bread and on the seventh day hold an assembly to the LORD your God and do no work.

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      The Festival of Weeks

      9 Count off seven weeks from the time you begin to put the sickle to the standing grain.

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