During the night Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron and said, "Up! Leave my people, you and the Israelites! Go, worship2 the LORD as you have requested.
Take your flocks and herds,3 as you have said, and go. And also bless4 me."
The Egyptians urged the people to hurry5 and leave6 the country. "For otherwise," they said, "we will all die!"734
So the people took their dough before the yeast was added, and carried it on their shoulders in kneading troughs8 wrapped in clothing.
The Israelites did as Moses instructed and asked the Egyptians for articles of silver and gold9 and for clothing.1036
The LORD had made the Egyptians favorably disposed11 toward the people, and they gave them what they asked for; so they plundered12 the Egyptians.
The Israelites journeyed from Rameses13 to Succoth.14 There were about six hundred thousand men15 on foot, besides women and children.
Many other people16 went up with them, as well as large droves of livestock, both flocks and herds.
With the dough they had brought from Egypt, they baked cakes of unleavened bread. The dough was without yeast because they had been driven out17 of Egypt and did not have time to prepare food for themselves.
Now the length of time the Israelite people lived in Egypta was 430 years.18