New Living Translation
"On the seventh day you must explain to your children, 'I am celebrating what the LORD did for me when I left Egypt.'
King James Bible
And thou shalt shew thy son in that day, saying, This is done because of that which the LORD did unto me when I came forth out of Egypt.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt inform thy son in that day, saying, It is because of what Jehovah did to me when I came out of Egypt.
World English Bible
You shall tell your son in that day, saying, 'It is because of that which Yahweh did for me when I came forth out of Egypt.'
Young's Literal Translation
And thou hast declared to thy son in that day, saying, 'It is because of what Jehovah did to me, in my going out from Egypt,
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LibraryLetter xxxvi. To Pope Damasus.
Jerome's reply to the foregoing. For the second and fourth questions he refers Damasus to the writings of Tertullian, Novatian, and Origen. The remaining three he deals with in detail. Gen. iv. 15, he understands to mean "the slayer of Cain shall complete the sevenfold vengeance which is to be wreaked upon him." Exodus xiii. 18, he proposes to reconcile with Gen. xv. 16, by supposing that in the one place the tribe of Levi is referred to, in the other the tribe of Judah. He suggests, however, that …
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Letter xxxv. From Pope Damasus.
Epistle xxviii. To Augustine, Bishop of the Angli .
Jesus Living at Nazareth and visiting Jerusalem in his Twelfth Year.
I've also done it so you can tell your children and grandchildren about how I made a mockery of the Egyptians and about the signs I displayed among them--and so you will know that I am the LORD."
Then your children will ask, 'What does this ceremony mean?'
"And in the future, your children will ask you, 'What does all this mean?' Then you will tell them, 'With the power of his mighty hand, the LORD brought us out of Egypt, the place of our slavery.
"In the future your children will ask you, 'What is the meaning of these laws, decrees, and regulations that the LORD our God has commanded us to obey?'
For the choir director: A psalm of the descendants of Korah. O God, we have heard it with our own ears--our ancestors have told us of all you did in their day, in days long ago:
We will not hide these truths from our children; we will tell the next generation about the glorious deeds of the LORD, about his power and his mighty wonders.
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