Numbers 28:16

Passover Offerings

16 1"On the fourteenth day of the first month is the LORD's Passover,

Numbers 28:16 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 28:16

And in the fourteenth day of the first month
The month Nisan, as the Targum of Jonathan or Abib, which, upon the Israelites coming out of Egypt, and on that account, was made the first month; otherwise Tisri or September was the first month, see ( Exodus 12:2 ) ( 13:4 ) ,

[is] the passover of the Lord;
a feast in which a lamb was killed and eaten, in memory of the Lord's passing over the houses of the Israelites, when he slew the firstborn in Egypt; see ( Exodus 12:6 Exodus 12:18 Exodus 12:23 Exodus 12:27 ) .

Numbers 28:16 In-Context

14 Their drink offerings shall be half a hin of wine for a bull, a third of a hin for a ram, and a quarter of a hin for a lamb. This is the burnt offering of each month throughout the months of the year.
15 Also one male goat for a sin offering to the LORD; it shall be offered besides the regular burnt offering and its drink offering.
16 "On the fourteenth day of the first month is the LORD's Passover,
17 and on the fifteenth day of this month is a feast. Seven days shall unleavened bread be eaten.
18 On the first day there shall be a holy convocation. You shall not do any ordinary work,

Cross References 1

  • 1. Deuteronomy 16:1; Ezekiel 45:21; See Exodus 12:6