Exodus 13

CHAPTER 13

Sanctification of the First-born

[3said 1And 2the  lord] to Moses, saying, Sanctify to me every first-born, first-born of its kind opening wide every womb among the sons of Israel, from man unto beast -- it is mine. [3said 1And 2Moses] to the people, Remember this day in which you came forth from out of Egypt, from out of the house of slavery. For with [2hand 1a fortified 4led 5you 3the  lord] from here, and you shall not eat yeast. For today you go forth in [3month 1the 2new]. And it will be when ever [3should bring 4you 1the  lord 2your God] into the land of the Canaanites, and Hittites, and Amorites, and Hivites, and Jebusites, and Gergesites, and Perizzites, which he swore by an oath to your fathers to give to you the land flowing milk and honey, then you shall do this service in this month. Six days you shall eat unleavened breads, but the [2day 1seventh] is a holiday of the  lord. Unleavened bread shall you eat seven days. There shall not be seen in you leavened bread, nor shall there be to you yeast in all your boundaries. And you shall announce to your son in that day, saying, Concerning this [3did 1the  lord 2God] to me as I went forth from out of Egypt. And it will be to you for a sign upon your hand, and a memorial before your eyes, that [4may be 1the 2law 3of the  lord] in your mouth. For with [2hand 1a fortified 4led 5you 3the  lord] out of Egypt. 10 And you shall guard this law according to the times of hours, from days to days. 11 And it shall be whenever [3should bring 4you 1the  lord 2your God] into the land of the Canaanites, in which manner he swore by an oath to your fathers, and shall give it to you, 12 that you shall separate every offspring opening the womb, the males to the  lord, every offspring opening the womb from the herds among your cattle. As many as come to pass to you, the males are to the  lord. 13 Every newborn opening the womb of donkey you shall barter for sheep. But if you should not barter you shall ransom it. Every first-born of man of your sons you shall ransom. 14 And if [2should ask 3you 1your son] about these, saying, What is this? And you shall say to him, that, With [2hand 1a fortified] [2led 3you 1the  lord] out of the land of Egypt, from out of the house of slavery. 15 And when he hardened Pharaoh to send us, the  lord slew all the first-born in the land of Egypt, from the first-born of men, unto the first-born of cattle. On account of this I sacrifice to the  lord every offspring opening the womb, the males to the  lord, and every first-born of my sons I will ransom. 16 And it shall be for a sign upon your hand, and unshaken before your eyes. For by [2hand 1a fortified 4led 5you 3the  lord] out of Egypt. 17 And as Pharaoh sent out the people, [2did not 3guide 4them 1God] in the way of the land of the Philistines, for it was near; [3said 1for 2God], Lest at any time [3should repent 1the 2people] seeing war, and they should return into Egypt; 18 and God circled the people in the way -- the one into the wilderness, to the red sea. And in the fifth generation [4ascended 1the 2sons 3of Israel] from out of the land of Egypt. 19 And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him, for with an oath Joseph bound the sons of Israel, saying, With a visit the  lord will visit you, and you shall join in carrying off my bones from here with you. 20 [5lifted away 1And 2the 3sons 4of Israel] from out of Succoth, and they encamped in Etham by the wilderness.

The Pillars of Cloud and Fire

21  But God led them, by day by a column of cloud, to show to them the way; but in the night by a column of fire. 22 [4did not 5fail 1The 2column 3of cloud] by day, and the column of fire by night before all the people.
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