Exodus 12:43-51 NIV

Passover Restrictions

43 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, “These are the regulations for the Passover meal: “No foreigner may eat it.

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      44 Any slave you have bought may eat it after you have circumcised him,

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      45 but a temporary resident or a hired worker may not eat it.

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      46 “It must be eaten inside the house; take none of the meat outside the house. Do not break any of the bones.

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      47 The whole community of Israel must celebrate it.
      48 “A foreigner residing among you who wants to celebrate the LORD’s Passover must have all the males in his household circumcised; then he may take part like one born in the land. No uncircumcised male may eat it.

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      49 The same law applies both to the native-born and to the foreigner residing among you.”

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      50 All the Israelites did just what the LORD had commanded Moses and Aaron.

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          51 And on that very day the LORD brought the Israelites out of Egypt by their divisions.

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