Exodus 12:7
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English Standard Version
“Then they shall take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and the lintel of the houses in which they eat it.

King James Bible
And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.

American Standard Version
And they shall take of the blood, and put it on the two side-posts and on the lintel, upon the houses wherein they shall eat it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they shall take of the blood thereof, and put it upon both the side posts, and on the upper door posts of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.

English Revised Version
And they shall take of the blood, and put it on the two side posts and on the lintel, upon the houses wherein they shall eat it.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side-posts, and on the upper door-post of the houses, in which they shall eat it.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

By the words, "in the land of Egypt," the law of the Passover which follows is brought into connection with the giving of the law at Sinai and in the fields of Moab, and is distinguished in relation to the former as the first or foundation law for the congregation of Jehovah. The creation of Israel as the people of Jehovah (Isaiah 43:15) commenced with the institution of the Passover. As a proof of this, it was preceded by the appointment of a new era, fixing the commencement of the congregation of Jehovah. "This month" (i.e., the present in which ye stand) "be to you the head (i.e., the beginning) of the months, the first let it be to you for the months of the year;" i.e., let the numbering of the months, and therefore the year also, begin with it. Consequently the Israelites had hitherto had a different beginning to their year, probably only a civil year, commencing with the sowing, and ending with the termination of the harvest (cf. Exodus 23:16); whereas the Egyptians most likely commenced their year with the overflowing of the Nile at the summer solstice (cf. Lepsius, Chron. 1, pp. 148ff.). The month which was henceforth to be the first of the year, and is frequently so designated (Exodus 40:2, Exodus 40:17; Leviticus 23:5, etc.), is called Abib (the ear-month) in Exodus 13:4; Exodus 23:15; Exodus 34:18; Deuteronomy 16:1, because the corn was then in ear; after the captivity it was called Nisan (Nehemiah 2:1; Esther 3:7). It corresponds very nearly to our April.

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Exodus 12:22,23 And you shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the basin...

Ephesians 1:7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

Hebrews 9:13,14,22 For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifies to the purifying of the flesh...

Hebrews 10:14,29 For by one offering he has perfected for ever them that are sanctified...

Hebrews 11:28 Through faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.

1 Peter 1:2 Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit...

Cross References
Exodus 12:22
Take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and touch the lintel and the two doorposts with the blood that is in the basin. None of you shall go out of the door of his house until the morning.

Exodus 12:23
For the LORD will pass through to strike the Egyptians, and when he sees the blood on the lintel and on the two doorposts, the LORD will pass over the door and will not allow the destroyer to enter your houses to strike you.

Deuteronomy 11:20
You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates,

1 Kings 6:31
For the entrance to the inner sanctuary he made doors of olivewood; the lintel and the doorposts were five-sided.

Ezekiel 9:4
And the LORD said to him, "Pass through the city, through Jerusalem, and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations that are committed in it."

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