Exodus 13:1-6 NIV

Consecration of the Firstborn

1 The LORD said to Moses,

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      2 "Consecrate to me every firstborn male.1 The first offspring of every womb among the Israelites belongs to me, whether man or animal."

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      3 Then Moses said to the people, "Commemorate this day, the day you came out of Egypt,2 out of the land of slavery, because the LORD brought you out of it with a mighty hand.3 Eat nothing containing yeast.4

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      4 Today, in the month of Abib,5 you are leaving.

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      5 When the LORD brings you into the land of the Canaanites,6 Hittites, Amorites, Hivites and Jebusites7--the land he swore to your forefathers to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey8--you are to observe this ceremony9 in this month:

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      6 For seven days eat bread made without yeast and on the seventh day hold a festival10 to the LORD.

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