Luke 22:7

7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread, on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed.

Luke 22:7 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 22:7

Then came the day of unleavened bread
The first of them, the fourteenth day of the month Nisan: when the passover must be killed;
that is, the passover lamb, as the Persic version renders it; and which, according to the law in ( Exodus 12:6 ) was to be done between the two evenings; (See Gill on Matthew 26:17).

Luke 22:7 In-Context

5 They were greatly pleased and agreed to give him money.
6 So he consented and began to look for an opportunity to betray him to them when no crowd was present.
7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread, on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed.
8 So Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, "Go and prepare the Passover meal for us that we may eat it."
9 They asked him, "Where do you want us to make preparations for it?"