1"Observe1the month of Abib and a2celebrate the Passover to the LORD your God, for in the month of Abib the LORD your Godbrought you out of Egypt by night.
"You shall sacrifice the Passover to the LORD your God from the flock and the herd, in the placewhere the LORDchooses to establish His name.
"3You shall not eatleavenedbread with it; sevendays you shall eat with it unleavenedbread, the bread of affliction (for you came out of the land of Egypt in haste ), so that you may remember4all the days of your life the day when you came out of the land of Egypt.
"For sevendaysnoleaven shall be seen with you in all your territory, and 5none of the fleshwhich you sacrifice on the evening of the firstday shall remainovernight until morning.
"You are not allowed to sacrifice the Passover in any of your btownswhich the LORD your God is giving you;
but 6at the placewhere the LORD your Godchooses to establish His name, you shall sacrifice the Passover in the evening at sunset , at the time that you came out of Egypt.
"You shall 7cook and eat it in the placewhich the LORD your Godchooses. In the morning you are to return to your tents.
8"Sixdays you shall eatunleavenedbread, and 8on the seventhday there shall be 9a solemnassembly to the LORD your God ; you shall donowork on it.
"10You shall countsevenweeks for yourself; you shall begin to countsevenweeks from the time you begin to put the sickle to the standinggrain.
"Then you shall ccelebrate the Feast of Weeks to the LORD your God with a tribute of a freewilloffering of your hand, which you shall givejust as the LORD your Godblesses you;
and you shall 11rejoicebefore the LORD your God, you and your son and your daughter and your male and femaleservants and 12the Levitewho is in your dtown, and 13the stranger and the eorphan and the widowwho are in your midst, in the placewhere the LORD your Godchooses to establish His name.
"14You shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and you shall be careful to observethesestatutes.
"15You shall fcelebrate the Feast of Boothssevendays after you have gathered in from your threshingfloor and your winevat ;
and you shall 16rejoice in your feast, you and your son and your daughter and your male and femaleservants and the Levite and the stranger and the gorphan and the widowwho are in your htowns.
15"Sevendays you shall celebrate a feast to the LORD your God in the placewhich the LORDchooses, because the LORD your God will bless you in all your produce and in all the work of your hands, so that you will be altogetherjoyful.
"17Threetimes in a yearall your males shall appearbefore the LORD your God in the placewhich He chooses, at the Feast of UnleavenedBread and at the Feast of Weeks and at the Feast of Booths, and 18they shall not appearbefore the LORDempty-handed.
17"Everymanishall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD your Godwhich He has given you.
"You shall appoint for yourself judges and officers in all your jtownswhich the LORD your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteousjudgment.
"19You shall not distortjustice ; 20you shall not kbe partial , and 21you shall not take a bribe, for a bribeblinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.
20"Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue, that 22you may live and possess the landwhich the LORD your God is giving you.
"23You shall not plant for yourself an lAsherah of any kind of treebeside the altar of the LORD your God, which you shall make for yourself.
"24You shall not set up for yourself a sacred pillarwhich the LORD your Godhates.