Take a bunch of hyssop,2 dip it into the blood in the basin and put some of the blood3 on the top and on both sides of the doorframe. Not one of you shall go out the door of his house until morning.
When the LORD goes through the land to strike4 down the Egyptians, he will see the blood5 on the top and sides of the doorframe and will pass over6 that doorway, and he will not permit the destroyer7 to enter your houses and strike you down.
then tell them, 'It is the Passover11 sacrifice to the LORD, who passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt and spared our homes when he struck down the Egyptians.' "12 Then the people bowed down and worshiped.13