Leviticus 23:4-14 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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          12 On the day you wave the sheaf, you must sacrifice as a burnt offering to the LORD a lamb a year old13 without defect,14

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          13 together with its grain offering15 of two-tenths of an ephaha16 of fine flour mixed with oil--an offering made to the LORD by fire, a pleasing aroma--and its drink offering17 of a quarter of a hinb of wine.18

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            • a 23:13 - That is, probably about 4 quarts (about 4.5 liters); also in verse 17
            • b 23:13 - That is, probably about 1 quart (about 1 liter)
              14 You must not eat any bread, or roasted or new grain,19 until the very day you bring this offering to your God.20 This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come,21 wherever you live.

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