Exodus 12:21

“Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to your families, and kill the passover.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 12:21

Then Moses called for all the Elders of Israel, and said vnto them; Draw out and take you a lambe, according to your families, and kill the Passeouer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel and said to them, "Go and take for yourselves lambs according to your families, and slay the Passover {lamb.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out, and take you lambs according to your families, and kill the passover.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Moses sent for the chiefs of Israel, and said to them, See that lambs are marked out for yourselves and your families, and let the Passover lamb be put to death.
- Basic English Bible

And Moses called all the elders of Israel, and said to them, Seize and take yourselves lambs for your families, and kill the passover.
- Darby Bible

Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said to them, Draw out, and take you a lamb, according to your families, and kill the passover.
- Webster's Bible

Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said to them, "Draw out, and take lambs according to your families, and kill the Passover.
- World English Bible

And Moses calleth for all the elders of Israel, and saith unto them, `Draw out and take for yourselves [from] the flock, for your families, and slaughter the passover-sacrifice;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them: 'Draw out, and take you lambs according to your families, and kill the passover lamb.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 12:21

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 12:21


12:19 A stranger - A proselyte. Heathens were not concerned in the passover.

12:22 Out of the door of his house - Of that house, wherein he ate the passover: Until the morning - That is, till towards morning, when they would be called for to march out of Egypt. They went out very early in the morning.

12:23 The destroyer - The destroying angel, whether this was a good or an evil angel, we have not light to determine.


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