Now the LORDsaid to Moses and Aaron in the land of aEgypt,
"1Thismonth shall be the beginning of months for you; it is to be the firstmonth of the year to you.
3"Speak to all the congregation of Israel, saying, 'On the tenth of thismonth they are eachone to take a blamb for themselves, according to their fathers'households, a clamb for deach household.
'Now if the household is toosmall for a elamb, then he and his neighbornearest to his house are to take one according to the fnumber of persons in them; according to gwhat eachman should eat, you are to hdivide the lamb.
'Your ilamb shall be 2an unblemishedmale a yearold ; you may take it from the sheep or from the goats.
'jYou shall keep it until the 3fourteenthday of the samemonth, then the wholeassembly of the congregation of Israel is to kill it k4at twilight.