1Observethe monthof Abib, and keepthe passoverunto the LORDthy God: for in the monthof Abibthe LORDthy Godbrought thee forthout of Egyptby night. 2Thou shalt therefore sacrificethe passoverunto the LORDthy God, of the flockand the herd, in the placewhich the LORDshall chooseto placehis name there.
3Thou shalt eatno leavened breadwith it; sevendaysshalt thou eatunleavened bread therewith, even the breadof affliction; for thou camest forthout of the landof Egyptin haste: that thou mayest rememberthe daywhen thou camest forthout of the landof Egyptall the daysof thy life. 4And there shall be no leavened breadseenwith thee in all thy coastsevendays; neither shall there any thing of the flesh, which thou sacrificedstthe firstdayat even, remainall night until the morning. 5Thou mayestnot sacrificethe passoverwithin anyof thy gates, which the LORDthy Godgiveth thee: 6But at the placewhich the LORDthy Godshall chooseto placehis namein, there thou shalt sacrificethe passoverat even, at the going downof the sun, at the seasonthat thou camest forthout of Egypt. 7And thou shalt roastand eat it in the placewhich the LORDthy Godshall choose: and thou shalt turnin the morning, and gounto thy tents.
8Sixdaysthou shalt eatunleavened bread: and on the seventhday shall be a solemn assemblyto the LORDthy God: thou shalt dono work therein. 9Sevenweeksshalt thou numberunto thee: beginto numberthe sevenweeks from such time as thou beginnest to put the sickleto the corn. 10And thou shalt keepthe feastof weeksunto the LORDthy Godwith a tributeof a freewill offeringof thine hand, which thou shalt give unto the Lord thy God, according as the LORDthy Godhath blessed thee:
11And thou shalt rejoicebeforethe LORDthy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite that is within thy gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are amongyou, in the placewhich the LORDthy Godhath chosento placehis name there. 12And thou shalt rememberthat thou wast a bondmanin Egypt: and thou shalt observeand dothese statutes. 13Thou shalt observethe feastof tabernaclessevendays, after that thou hast gatheredin thy cornand thy wine: 14And thou shalt rejoicein thy feast, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite, the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are within thy gates. 15Sevendaysshalt thou keep a solemn feastunto the LORDthy Godin the placewhich the LORDshall choose: because the LORDthy Godshall blessthee in all thine increase, and in all the worksof thine hands, therefore thou shalt surely rejoice.
16Threetimesin a yearshall all thy malesappearbeforethe LORDthy Godin the placewhich he shall choose; in the feastof unleavened bread, and in the feastof weeks, and in the feastof tabernacles: and they shall not appearbeforethe LORDempty: 17Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessingof the LORDthy Godwhich he hath given thee. 18Judgesand officersshalt thou makethee in all thy gates, which the LORDthy Godgiveththee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judgethe peoplewith justjudgment. 19Thou shalt not wrestjudgment; thou shalt not respectpersons, neither takea gift: for a giftdoth blindthe eyesof the wise, and pervertthe wordsof the righteous. 20That which is altogetherjustshalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inheritthe landwhich the LORDthy Godgiveth thee. 21Thou shalt not plantthee a groveof any treesnear untothe altarof the LORDthy God, which thou shalt make thee. 22Neither shalt thou set thee up any image; which the LORDthy Godhateth.