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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #06453 - פֶּסַח
1a) sacrifice of passover
1b) animal victim of the passover
1c) festival of the passover
פֶּסַח m. pr. a sparing, immunity from penalty and calamity, hence
(1) a sacrifice offered on account of the sparing of the people, the paschal lamb, of which it is said, Exodus 12:27, זֶבַח פֶּסַח הוּא לַיְהֹוָה אֲשֶׁר פָּסַח עַל בָּתֵּי בְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּמִצְרַיִם “this is a sacrifice of sparing (prop. of passing over) unto Jehovah, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians,” etc. Hence שָׁחַט הַפֶּסַה to kill the paschal lamb, Exodus 12:21; 2 Chronicles 30:15, 17 2 Chronicles 30:17, 35:1, 2 Chronicles 35:6הַפֶּסַח Deuteronomy 16:2, seqq.; אָכַלּ הַפֶּסַת to eat the passover, 2 Chronicles 30:18 עָשֳָׂה פֶסַח to prepare the sacrifice of the passover (see עָשָׂה No. 2, ), Exodus 12:48; Numbers 9:4, seqq.; Joshua 5:11. Plur. פְּסָחִים 2 Chronicles 30:17.
(2) the day of the passover, i.e. the fourteenth day of the month Nisan (Levit. 23:5 ), which was followed by the seven days of the feast of unleavened bread (ibid. verse 6). Hence מִמָּחֳָרַת הַפֶּסַח the day after the passover, i.e. the fifteenth day of the month Nisan, Joshua 4:11.
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