For seven days you are to eat bread made without yeast.3 On the first day remove the yeast from your houses, for whoever eats anything with yeast in it from the first day through the seventh must be cut off4 from Israel.
Take a bunch of hyssop,15 dip it into the blood in the basin and put some of the blood16 on the top and on both sides of the doorframe. Not one of you shall go out the door of his house until morning.
When the LORD goes through the land to strike17 down the Egyptians, he will see the blood18 on the top and sides of the doorframe and will pass over19 that doorway, and he will not permit the destroyer20 to enter your houses and strike you down.
then tell them, 'It is the Passover24 sacrifice to the LORD, who passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt and spared our homes when he struck down the Egyptians.' "25 Then the people bowed down and worshiped.26