Then the LORDspoke to Moses, saying,
"1Sanctify to Me everyfirstborn, the firstaoffspring of everywomb among the sons of Israel, both of man and beast; it belongs to Me."
3Mosessaid to the people, "2Rememberthisday in which you went out from Egypt, from the house of bslavery; for 3by ca powerfulhand the LORDbrought you out from this place. 4And nothingleavened shall be eaten.
"On this day in the 5month of Abib, you are about to goforth.
"It shall be when the LORD6brings you to the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Hivite and the Jebusite, which7He swore to your fathers to give you, a landflowing with milk and honey, 8that you shall dobservethisrite in thismonth.
"For 9sevendays you shall eatunleavenedbread, and on the seventhday there shall be a feast to the LORD.
7"Unleavenedbread shall be eaten throughout the sevendays; and 10nothingleavened shall be seeneamong you, nor shall any leaven be seenfamong you in all your borders.
"11You shall tell your son on that day, saying, 'It is because of what the LORDdid for me when I came out of Egypt.'