When your children ask you, 'What does this ritual mean to you?'
Exodus 12:26 Meaning and Commentary
And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, what mean ye by this service? ] Of killing and roasting a lamb, and eating it with bitter herbs, and of abstaining from leavened bread.
“Obey these instructions as a lasting ordinance for you and your descendants.
When you enter the land that the LORD will give you as he promised, observe this ceremony.
And when your children ask you, ‘What does this ceremony mean to you?’
then tell them, ‘It is the Passover sacrifice to the LORD, who passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt and spared our homes when he struck down the Egyptians.’ ” Then the people bowed down and worshiped.
The Israelites did just what the LORD commanded Moses and Aaron.