Leviticus 23:4-11 NIV

The Passover and Unleavened Bread

23:4-8pp -- Ex 12:14-20; Nu 28:16-25; Dt 16:1-8

4 " 'These are the LORD's appointed feasts, the sacred assemblies you are to proclaim at their appointed times:#cr

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5 The LORD's Passover1 begins at twilight on the fourteenth day of the first month.2

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6 On the fifteenth day of that month the LORD's Feast of Unleavened Bread3 begins; for seven days4 you must eat bread made without yeast.

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7 On the first day hold a sacred assembly5 and do no regular work.

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      8 For seven days present an offering made to the LORD by fire.6 And on the seventh day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.' "

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      Firstfruits

      9 The LORD said to Moses,

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          10 "Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'When you enter the land I am going to give you7 and you reap its harvest,8 bring to the priest a sheaf9 of the first grain you harvest.10

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          11 He is to wave the sheaf before the LORD 11 so it will be accepted12 on your behalf; the priest is to wave it on the day after the Sabbath.

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