17 “Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread,(A) because it was on this very day that I brought your divisions out of Egypt.(B) Celebrate this day as a lasting ordinance for the generations to come.(C)

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24 “Obey these instructions as a lasting ordinance(A) for you and your descendants.

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When the Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites,(A) Hittites, Amorites, Hivites and Jebusites(B)—the land he swore to your ancestors to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey(C)—you are to observe this ceremony(D) in this month:

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10 You must keep this ordinance(A) at the appointed time(B) year after year.

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21 In the tent of meeting,(A) outside the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law,(B) Aaron and his sons are to keep the lamps(C) burning before the Lord from evening till morning. This is to be a lasting ordinance(D) among the Israelites for the generations to come.

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17 “‘This is a lasting ordinance(A) for the generations to come,(B) wherever you live:(C) You must not eat any fat or any blood.(D)’”

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“You and your sons are not to drink wine(A) or other fermented drink(B) whenever you go into the tent of meeting, or you will die. This is a lasting ordinance(C) for the generations to come,

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29 “This is to be a lasting ordinance(A) for you: On the tenth day of the seventh month(B) you must deny yourselves[a](C) and not do any work(D)—whether native-born(E) or a foreigner residing among you—

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  1. Leviticus 16:29 Or must fast; also in verse 31
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They must no longer offer any of their sacrifices to the goat idols[a](A) to whom they prostitute themselves.(B) This is to be a lasting ordinance(C) for them and for the generations to come.’(D)

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  1. Leviticus 17:7 Or the demons
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14 You must not eat any bread, or roasted or new grain,(A) until the very day you bring this offering to your God.(B) This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come,(C) wherever you live.(D)

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Outside the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law in the tent of meeting, Aaron is to tend the lamps before the Lord from evening till morning, continually. This is to be a lasting ordinance(A) for the generations to come.

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23 It is the Levites who are to do the work at the tent of meeting and bear the responsibility for any offenses they commit against it. This is a lasting ordinance(A) for the generations to come.(B) They will receive no inheritance(C) among the Israelites.(D)

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