9:3 In the fourteenth day of this month, at even, ye shall keep
it in his appointed season: according to a all the rites
of it, and according to all the ceremonies thereof, shall ye
(a) Even in all points as the Lord has instituted it.
9:6 And there were certain men, who were defiled b by the dead
body of a man, that they could not keep the passover on that
day: and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that
(b) By touching a corpse, or being at the burial.
9:7 And those men said unto him, We [are] defiled by the dead
body of a man: wherefore are we kept back, that we may not
c offer an offering of the LORD in his appointed season
among the children of Israel?
(c) Or, celebrate the Passover the fourteenth day of the
9:10 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If any man of
you or of your posterity shall be unclean by reason of a
dead body, or [be] in a journey afar off, yet d he shall
keep the passover unto the LORD.
(d) And cannot come where the tabernacle is, when others
9:11 The fourteenth day of the e second month at even they
shall keep it, [and] eat it with unleavened bread and
(e) So that the unclean and those who are not at home, have
a month longer granted to them.
9:13 But the man that [is] clean, and is not in a f journey,
and forbeareth to keep the passover, even the same soul
shall be cut off from among his people: because he brought
not the offering of the LORD in his appointed season, that
man shall bear his sin.
(f) When the Passover is celebrated.
9:15 And on the day that the tabernacle was reared up the cloud
covered the tabernacle, [namely], the tent of the
testimony: and at even there was upon the tabernacle as it
were the g appearance of fire, until the morning.
9:18 At the commandment of the h LORD the children of Israel
journeyed, and at the commandment of the LORD they pitched:
as long as the cloud abode upon the tabernacle they rested
in their tents.
(h) Who taught them what to do by the cloud.
9:19 And when the cloud tarried long upon the tabernacle many
days, then the children of Israel kept the i charge of
the LORD, and journeyed not.
(i) They waited when the Lord would signify either their
departure, or their abode by the cloud.
9:23 At the commandment of the LORD they rested in the tents,
and at the commandment of the LORD they journeyed: they
kept the charge of the LORD, at the commandment of the LORD
by the k hand of Moses.