15 “Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread;(A) for seven days eat bread made without yeast, as I commanded you. Do this at the appointed time in the month of Aviv,(B) for in that month you came out of Egypt.

“No one is to appear before me empty-handed.(C)

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18 “Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread.(A) For seven days eat bread made without yeast,(B) as I commanded you. Do this at the appointed time in the month of Aviv,(C) for in that month you came out of Egypt.

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16 Three times a year all your men must appear(A) before the Lord your God at the place he will choose: at the Festival of Unleavened Bread,(B) the Festival of Weeks and the Festival of Tabernacles.(C) No one should appear before the Lord empty-handed:(D)

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13 according to the daily requirement(A) for offerings commanded by Moses for the Sabbaths,(B) the New Moons(C) and the three(D) annual festivals—the Festival of Unleavened Bread,(E) the Festival of Weeks(F) and the Festival of Tabernacles.(G)

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21 The Israelites who were present in Jerusalem celebrated the Festival of Unleavened Bread(A) for seven days with great rejoicing, while the Levites and priests praised the Lord every day with resounding instruments dedicated to the Lord.[a]

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  1. 2 Chronicles 30:21 Or priests sang to the Lord every day, accompanied by the Lord’s instruments of praise
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22 For seven days they celebrated with joy the Festival of Unleavened Bread,(A) because the Lord had filled them with joy by changing the attitude(B) of the king of Assyria so that he assisted them in the work on the house of God, the God of Israel.

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The Last Supper(A)(B)(C)

17 On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread,(D) the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Where do you want us to make preparations for you to eat the Passover?”(E)

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Judas Agrees to Betray Jesus(A)

22 Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching,(B)

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When he saw that this met with approval among the Jews,(A) he proceeded to seize Peter also. This happened during the Festival of Unleavened Bread.(B)

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