Deuteronomy 15:19-16:17; Numbers 28:19-25

Isaiah 10:32-12:6

This reading includes the biblical commandment to consecrate the first-born males of the flock to God. It then turns to the commandment to observe three pilgrimage festivals — Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot, and enumerates the laws prohibiting the consumption of leavened products on Passover.

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