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Exodus 12:42 NIV

42 Because the LORD kept vigil that night to bring them out of Egypt, on this night all the Israelites are to keep vigil to honor the LORD for the generations to come.

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Study tools for Exodus 12:42

  • a 12:3 - The Hebrew word can mean "lamb" or "kid" ; also in verse 4.
  • b 12:40 - Masoretic Text; Samaritan Pentateuch and Septuagint "Egypt and Canaan"