The Passover

1 Yahweh spoke to Moses in the desert of Sinai, in the second year after they came out from the land of Egypt, in the first month, saying,

References for Numbers 9:1

      2 "Let the {Israelites} observe the Passover at its appointed time.

      References for Numbers 9:2

        • a 9:2 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
          3 On the fourteenth day of this month {at twilight} you will perform it at its appointed time according to all its decrees; and according to all its stipulations you will observe it."

          References for Numbers 9:3

            • b 9:3 - Literally "between the two evenings"
              4 So Moses spoke to the {Israelites} to observe the Passover.

              References for Numbers 9:4

                • c 9:4 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                  5 And they observed the Passover on the fourteenth day of the month {at twilight} in the desert of Sinai. According to all that Yahweh commanded Moses, thus the {Israelites} did.

                  References for Numbers 9:5

                    • d 9:5 - Literally "between the two evenings"
                    • e 9:5 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                      6 And it happened, men who were unclean {by a dead person} were not able to perform the Passover on that day. And they came {before} Moses and Aaron on that day.

                      References for Numbers 9:6

                        • f 9:6 - Literally "by a life of a person"
                        • g 9:6 - Literally "in the presence of"
                          7 And those men said to him, "[Although] we [are] unclean {by a dead person}, why are we hindered from presenting the offering of Yahweh at its appointed time in the midst of the {Israelites}?"

                          References for Numbers 9:7

                            • h 9:7 - Literally "by a life of a person"
                            • i 9:7 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                              8 Moses said to them, "Stay. I will hear what Yahweh commands to you."
                              9 And Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,
                              10 "Speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'Each man that is unclean {by a dead person} or [is] on a far journey, you or your {descendants}, he will observe the Passover of Yahweh.

                              References for Numbers 9:10

                                • j 9:10 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                • k 9:10 - Literally "by a life of a person"
                                • l 9:10 - Literally "generations"
                                  11 On the second month on the fourteenth day {at twilight} they will observe it; they will eat it with unleavened bread and bitter plants.

                                  References for Numbers 9:11

                                    • m 9:11 - Literally "between the two evenings"
                                      12 They will leave none of it until morning, and they will not break a bone in it; they will observe it according to every decree of the Passover.
                                      13 But the man who [is] clean and not on a journey, and he fails to observe the Passover, that person will be cut off from the people because he did not present the offering of Yahweh on its appointed time. That man will bear his guilt.
                                      14 If an alien dwells with you he will observe the Passover of Yahweh according [to] the decree of the Passover and according [to] its stipulation; thus you will have one decree for you, for the alien and for the native of the land.'"

                                      The Cloud and the Fire

                                      15 And on a day setting up the tabernacle, the cloud covered the tent of the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony; in the evening it was on the tabernacle as an appearance of fire until morning.

                                      References for Numbers 9:15

                                          16 So it was continually; the cloud would cover it and the appearance of fire [by] night.

                                          References for Numbers 9:16

                                            • n 9:16 - Hebrew "it will be"
                                              17 [Whenever] the cloud lifted up from on the tent, after that the {Israelites} would set out, and in the place where the cloud dwelled, there the {Israelites} camped.

                                              References for Numbers 9:17

                                                • o 9:17 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                • p 9:17 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                  18 On the {command of Yahweh} the {Israelites} would set out, and on the {command of Yahweh} they encamped; all the days that the cloud dwelled on the tabernacle they encamped.

                                                  References for Numbers 9:18

                                                    • q 9:18 - Literally "mouth of Yahweh"
                                                    • r 9:18 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                    • s 9:18 - Literally "mouth of Yahweh"
                                                      19 And when the cloud prolonged on the tabernacle many days the {Israelites} kept the kept requirement of Yahweh and did not set out.

                                                      References for Numbers 9:19

                                                        • t 9:19 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                          20 When the cloud {remained} a number of days on the tabernacle, on the {command of Yahweh} they encamped; and on the {command of Yahweh} they set out.

                                                          References for Numbers 9:20

                                                            • u 9:20 - Literally "it was there"
                                                            • v 9:20 - Literally "mouth of Yahweh"
                                                            • w 9:20 - Literally "mouth of Yahweh"
                                                              21 When the cloud {remained} from evening until morning, and the cloud lifted up in the morning, they would set out, or [if it remained] in the daytime and [at] night, [when] the cloud lifted up they set out.

                                                              References for Numbers 9:21

                                                                • x 9:21 - Literally "it was there"
                                                                  22 When [it was] two days, a month, {or a year} that the cloud prolonged to dwell on the tabernacle, the {Israelites} encamped, and they did not set out; when it lifted up they set out.

                                                                  References for Numbers 9:22

                                                                    • y 9:22 - Literally "or days"
                                                                    • z 9:22 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                                      23 On the {command of Yahweh} they encamped, and on the {command of Yahweh} they set out. They kept the requirement of Yahweh, on the {command of Yahweh} in the hand of Moses.

                                                                      References for Numbers 9:23

                                                                        • { 9:23 - Literally "mouth of Yahweh"
                                                                        • | 9:23 - Literally "mouth of Yahweh"
                                                                        • } 9:23 - Literally "mouth of Yahweh"
                                                                        • ~ 9:23 - Or "through Moses"