New International Version
By faith he kept the Passover and the application of blood, so that the destroyer of the firstborn would not touch the firstborn of Israel.
King James Bible
Through faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.
Darby Bible Translation
By faith he celebrated the passover and the sprinkling of the blood, that the destroyer of the firstborn might not touch them.
World English Bible
By faith, he kept the Passover, and the sprinkling of the blood, that the destroyer of the firstborn should not touch them.
Young's Literal Translation
by faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of the blood, that He who is destroying the first-born might not touch them.
Hebrews 11:28 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He kept the passover - God told him that he would destroy the first-born of the Egyptians, but would spare all those whose doors were sprinkled with the blood of the paschal lamb. Moses believed this, kept the passover, and sprinkled the blood. See the notes on Exodus 12 (note). One of the Itala adds here, Fide praedaverunt Aegyptios exeuntes. "By faith, when they went out, they spoiled the Egyptians." This is any thing but genuine.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryOctober 15. "Faith is the Evidence of Things not Seen" (Heb. xi. 1).
"Faith is the evidence of things not seen" (Heb. xi. 1). True faith drops its letter in the post-office box, and lets it go. Distrust holds on to a corner of it, and wonders that the answer never comes. I have some letters in my desk that have been written for weeks, but there was some slight uncertainty about the address or the contents, so they are yet unmailed. They have not done either me or anybody else any good yet. They will never accomplish anything until I let them go out of my hands and …
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The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, and when I see the blood, I will pass over you. No destructive plague will touch you when I strike Egypt.
Then Moses summoned all the elders of Israel and said to them, "Go at once and select the animals for your families and slaughter the Passover lamb.
When the LORD goes through the land to strike down the Egyptians, he will see the blood on the top and sides of the doorframe and will pass over that doorway, and he will not permit the destroyer to enter your houses and strike you down.
At midnight the LORD struck down all the firstborn in Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh, who sat on the throne, to the firstborn of the prisoner, who was in the dungeon, and the firstborn of all the livestock as well.
1 Corinthians 10:10
And do not grumble, as some of them did--and were killed by the destroying angel.
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