Exodus 12:26
Good News Translation
When your children ask you, 'What does this ritual mean?'

Contemporary English Version
Your children will ask you, "What are we celebrating?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when your children shall say to you: What is the meaning of this service?

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And when your children shall say to you: What is the meaning of this service?

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Exodus 13:8,9,14,15 And thou shalt tell thy son in that day, saying: This is what the Lord did to me when I came forth out of Egypt. . . .

Deuteronomy 6:7 And thou shalt tell them to thy children, and thou shalt meditate upon them sitting in thy house, and walking on thy journey, sleeping and rising.

Deuteronomy 11:19 Teach your children that they meditate on them, when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest on the way, and when thou liest down and risest up.

Deuteronomy 32:7 Remember the days of old, think upon every generation: ask thy father, and he will declare to thee: thy elders and they will tell thee.

Joshua 4:6,7,21-24 That it may be a sign among you: and when your children shall ask you tomorrow, saying: What means these stones? . . .

Psalm 78:3-6 How great things have we heard and known, and our fathers have told us. . . .

Psalm 145:4 Generation and generation shall praise thy works: and they shall declare thy power.

Isaiah 38:19 The living, the living, he shall give praise to thee, as I do this day: the father shall make the truth known to the children.

Ephesians 6:4 And you, fathers, provoke not your children to anger: but bring them up in the discipline and correction of the Lord.

Context
The Feast of Unleavened Bread
25And when you have entered into the land which the Lord will give you, as he hath promised, you shall observe these ceremonies. 26And when your children shall say to you: What is the meaning of this service?27You shall say to them: It is the victim of the passage of the Lord, when he passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, striking the Egyptians, and saving our houses. And the people bowing themselves, adored.…
Cross References
Exodus 10:2
And thou mayst tell in the ears of thy sons, and of thy grandsons, how often I have plagued the Egyptians, and wrought my signs amongst them: and you may know that I am the Lord.

Exodus 12:25
And when you have entered into the land which the Lord will give you, as he hath promised, you shall observe these ceremonies.

Exodus 13:8
And thou shalt tell thy son in that day, saying: This is what the Lord did to me when I came forth out of Egypt.

Exodus 13:14
And when thy son shall ask thee to morrow, saying: What is this? thou shalt answer him: With a strong hand did the Lord bring us forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Deuteronomy 32:7
Remember the days of old, think upon every generation: ask thy father, and he will declare to thee: thy elders and they will tell thee.

Joshua 4:6
That it may be a sign among you: and when your children shall ask you tomorrow, saying: What means these stones?

Psalm 44:1
Hope in God, for I will still give praise to him: the salvation of my countenance, and my God. [1] Unto the end, for the sons of Core, to give understanding.

Psalm 78:4
They have not been hidden from their children, in another generation. Declaring the praises of the Lord, and his powers, and his wonders which he hath done.

Psalm 78:6
That another generation might know them. The children that should be born and should rise up, and declare them to their children.

Additional Translations
When your children ask you, ‘What does this service mean to you?’And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say to you, What mean you by this service?

And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service?

And it shall come to pass, if your sons say to you, What is this service?

And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say to you, What mean ye by this service?

And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service?

And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say to you, What mean you by this service?

It will happen, when your children ask you, 'What do you mean by this service?'

and it hath come to pass when your sons say unto you, What is this service ye have?
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