1 Yahweh spoke to Moses and said,
2 'Consecrate all the first-born to me, the first birth from every womb, among the Israelites. Whether man or beast, it is mine.'
Deut 15:19 Luke 2:23 Num 3:13 Num 18:15 Lev 27:26 Exod 22:29-30 Num 8:16-17
3 Moses said to the people, 'Remember this day, on which you came out of Egypt, from the place of slave-labour, for by the strength of his hand Yahweh brought you out of it; no leavened bread may be eaten.
Deut 5:15 Deut 24:18 Deut 15:15 Deut 16:3 Deut 16:12 Deut 5:6 Deut 6:12
4 On this day, in the month of Abib, you are leaving,
Exod 23:15 Exod 34:18 Deut 16:1-3 Exod 12:2
5 and when Yahweh has brought you into the country of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Hivites and the Jebusites, flowing with milk and honey, which he swore to your ancestors that he would give you, then you must observe this rite in the same month.
Exod 3:8 Exod 6:8 Exod 12:25-26 Josh 24:11 Exod 3:17 Exod 34:11 Deut 7:1
6 For seven days you will eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh day there must be a feast in Yahweh's honour.
Exod 12:15-20 Exod 34:18 Lev 23:8
7 During these seven days unleavened bread may be eaten; no leavened bread may be seen among you, no leaven among you throughout your territory.
Exod 12:19 Matt 16:6
8 And on that day you will explain to your son, "This is because of what Yahweh did for me when I came out of Egypt."
Exod 13:14 Ps 44:1 Deut 4:9-10 Exod 10:2 Exod 12:26-27 Isa 38:19 Ps 78:3-8
9 This will serve as a sign on your hand would serve, or a reminder on your forehead, and in that way the law of Yahweh will be ever on your lips: for with a mighty hand Yahweh brought you out of Egypt.
Deut 6:8 Deut 11:18-19 Exod 12:14 Exod 13:16 Matt 23:5 Num 15:39 Exod 13:3
10 You shall observe this law at its appointed time, year by year.
Exod 12:14 Deut 16:3-4 Exod 12:24-25 Exod 23:15 Lev 23:6
11 'When Yahweh has brought you into the Canaanites' country, as he swore to you and your ancestors that he would, and given it to you,
12 to Yahweh you must make over whatever first issues from the womb, and every first-born cast by animals belonging to you: these males belong to Yahweh.
Num 18:15 Exod 34:19 Lev 27:26 Exod 13:2 Deut 15:19 Exod 22:29 Ezek 44:30
13 But every first-born donkey you will redeem with a lamb or kid; if you do not redeem it, you must break its neck. All the human first-born, however, among your sons, you will redeem.
Exod 34:20 Num 18:15-17 Exod 12:3 Exod 12:21 Num 3:46-51 Rev 14:4
14 And when your son asks you in days to come, "What does this mean?" you will tell him, "By the strength of his hand Yahweh brought us out of Egypt, out of the place of slave-labour.
Exod 13:3 Josh 4:6 Deut 6:20-24 Exod 12:26-27 Exod 10:2 Exod 13:9 Gen 30:33
15 When Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, Yahweh killed all the first-born in Egypt, of man and beast alike. This is why I sacrifice every male first issuing from the womb to Yahweh and redeem every first-born of my sons."
16 This will serve as a sign on your hand would serve, or a headband on your forehead, for by the strength of his hand Yahweh brought us out of Egypt.'
Exod 13:9 Exod 13:14 Matt 23:5 Deut 6:7-9 Deut 11:18 Deut 26:8 Exod 12:13
17 When Pharaoh had let the people go, God did not let them take the road to the Philistines' territory, although that was the shortest, 'in case', God thought, 'the prospect of fighting makes the people change their minds and turn back to Egypt.'
Num 14:1-4 Deut 17:16 Exod 14:11-12 Neh 9:17 1Kgs 8:47 Acts 7:39 Acts 15:38
18 Instead, God led the people a roundabout way through the desert of the Sea of Reeds. The Israelites left Egypt fully armed.
Deut 32:10 Exod 14:2 Num 33:6-8 Exod 12:51 Josh 1:14 Ps 107:7
19 Moses took with him the bones of Joseph, since Joseph had put the Israelites on solemn oath with the words, 'It is sure that God will visit you,' he had said, 'and when that day comes you must take my bones away from here with you.'
Acts 7:16 Josh 24:32 Gen 50:24-25 Exod 4:31 Gen 48:21 Luke 1:58 Luke 7:16
20 They set out from Succoth and encamped at Etham, on the edge of the desert.
Exod 12:37 Num 33:5-6
21 Yahweh preceded them, by day in a pillar of cloud to show them the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could march by day and by night.
Neh 9:12 Ps 99:7 Ps 105:39 Deut 1:33 Num 9:15-23 Num 14:14 Ps 78:14
22 The pillar of cloud never left its place ahead of the people during the day, nor the pillar of fire during the night.
Ps 121:5-8 Rev 10:1