Observe the month of Abib and celebrate the Passover of the LORD your God, because in the month of Abib he brought you out of Egypt by night. (Deuteronomy 16:1)

Sacrifice as the Passover to the LORD your God an animal from your flock or herd at the place the LORD will choose as a dwelling for his Name. (Deuteronomy 16:2)

Do not eat it with bread made with yeast, but for seven days eat unleavened bread, the bread of affliction, because you left Egypt in haste - so that all the days of your life you may remember the time of your departure from Egypt. (Deuteronomy 16:3)

Let no yeast be found in your possession in all your land for seven days. Do not let any of the meat you sacrifice on the evening of the first day remain until morning. (Deuteronomy 16:4)

You must not sacrifice the Passover in any town the LORD your God gives you (Deuteronomy 16:5)

except in the place he will choose as a dwelling for his Name. There you must sacrifice the Passover in the evening, when the sun goes down, on the anniversary of your departure from Egypt. (Deuteronomy 16:6)

Roast it and eat it at the place the LORD your God will choose. Then in the morning return to your tents. (Deuteronomy 16:7)

For six days eat unleavened bread and on the seventh day hold an assembly to the LORD your God and do no work. (Deuteronomy 16:8)

Count off seven weeks from the time you begin to put the sickle to the standing grain. (Deuteronomy 16:9)

Then celebrate the Feast of Weeks to the LORD your God by giving a freewill offering in proportion to the blessings the LORD your God has given you. (Deuteronomy 16:10)

And rejoice before the LORD your God at the place he will choose as a dwelling for his Name - you, your sons and daughters, your menservants and maidservants, the Levites in your towns, and the aliens, the fatherless and the widows living among you. (Deuteronomy 16:11)

Remember that you were slaves in Egypt, and follow carefully these decrees. (Deuteronomy 16:12)

Celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles for seven days after you have gathered the produce of your threshing floor and your winepress. (Deuteronomy 16:13)

Be joyful at your Feast - you, your sons and daughters, your menservants and maidservants, and the Levites, the aliens, the fatherless and the widows who live in your towns. (Deuteronomy 16:14)

For seven days celebrate the Feast to the LORD your God at the place the LORD will choose. For the LORD your God will bless you in all your harvest and in all the work of your hands, and your joy will be complete. (Deuteronomy 16:15)

Three times a year all your men must appear before the LORD your God at the place he will choose: at the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Weeks and the Feast of Tabernacles. No man should appear before the LORD empty-handed: (Deuteronomy 16:16)

Each of you must bring a gift in proportion to the way the LORD your God has blessed you. (Deuteronomy 16:17)

Appoint judges and officials for each of your tribes in every town the LORD your God is giving you, and they shall judge the people fairly. (Deuteronomy 16:18)

Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous. (Deuteronomy 16:19)

Follow justice and justice alone, so that you may live and possess the land the LORD your God is giving you. (Deuteronomy 16:20)

Do not set up any wooden Asherah pole beside the altar you build to the LORD your God, (Deuteronomy 16:21)

and do not erect a sacred stone, for these the LORD your God hates. (Deuteronomy 16:22)


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