Exodus 13:14
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English Standard Version
And when in time to come your son asks you, ‘What does this mean?’ you shall say to him, ‘By a strong hand the LORD brought us out of Egypt, from the house of slavery.

King James Bible
And it shall be when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What is this? that thou shalt say unto him, By strength of hand the LORD brought us out from Egypt, from the house of bondage:

American Standard Version
And it shall be, when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What is this? that thou shalt say unto him, By strength of hand Jehovah brought us out from Egypt, from the house of bondage:

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
And it shall be when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What is this? that thou shalt say unto him, By strength of hand the LORD brought us out from Egypt, from the house of bondage:

Webster's Bible Translation
And it shall be when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What is this? that thou shalt say to him, By strength of hand the LORD brought us out from Egypt, from the house of bondage:

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"because of that which Jehovah did to me" (זה in a relative sense, is qui, for אשׁר, see Ewald, 331): sc., "I eat unleavened bread," or, "I observe this service." This completion of the imperfect sentence follows readily from the context, and the whole verse may be explained from Exodus 12:26-27.

Exodus 13:14 Parallel Commentaries

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thy son

Exodus 12:26 And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say to you, What mean you by this service?

Deuteronomy 6:20-24 And when your son asks you in time to come, saying, What mean the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments...

Joshua 4:6,21-24 That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean you by these stones...

Psalm 145:4 One generation shall praise your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts.

in time to come. Heb. tomorrow

Exodus 12:26 And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say to you, What mean you by this service?

Genesis 30:33 So shall my righteousness answer for me in time to come, when it shall come for my hire before your face...

Deuteronomy 6:20 And when your son asks you in time to come, saying, What mean the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments...

Joshua 4:6 That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean you by these stones?

Joshua 22:24 And if we have not rather done it for fear of this thing, saying, In time to come your children might speak to our children, saying...

by strength

Exodus 13:3 And Moses said to the people, Remember this day, in which you came out from Egypt, out of the house of bondage...

Cross References
Acts 13:17
The God of this people Israel chose our fathers and made the people great during their stay in the land of Egypt, and with uplifted arm he led them out of it.

Exodus 6:6
Say therefore to the people of Israel, 'I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will deliver you from slavery to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great acts of judgment.

Exodus 10:2
and that you may tell in the hearing of your son and of your grandson how I have dealt harshly with the Egyptians and what signs I have done among them, that you may know that I am the LORD."

Exodus 12:26
And when your children say to you, 'What do you mean by this service?'

Exodus 12:27
you shall say, 'It is the sacrifice of the LORD's Passover, for he passed over the houses of the people of Israel in Egypt, when he struck the Egyptians but spared our houses.'" And the people bowed their heads and worshiped.

Exodus 13:3
Then Moses said to the people, "Remember this day in which you came out from Egypt, out of the house of slavery, for by a strong hand the LORD brought you out from this place. No leavened bread shall be eaten.

Exodus 13:8
You shall tell your son on that day, 'It is because of what the LORD did for me when I came out of Egypt.'

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