Passover, Unleavened Bread, and Pentecost Timeline


Exo 11:1 And the LORD said unto Moses, Yet will I bring one plague more upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust you out hence altogether.

Before the 10th plague, which was the slaying of the Egyptians’ firstborn, God reveals to Moses that after the plague Pharaoh will thrust the Israelites out of Egypt.

Exo 11:2 -3 Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold. And the LORD gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover the man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight of the people.

Would the Egyptians have given up their wealth before the 10th plague? I don’t think so. So this must be referring to what would occur after the plague. See Exo. 12:30-36.

Exo 11:4 - 8 And Moses said, [speaking to Pharaoh] Thus saith the LORD, About midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt: And all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even unto the firstborn of the maidservant that is behind the mill; and all the firstborn of beasts. And there shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more. But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast: that ye may know how that the LORD doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel. And all these thy servants shall come down unto me, and bow down themselves unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the people that follow thee: and after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a great anger.

Again, this is talking of what will happen several days later, because Exo 12:3-6 talks about taking a lamb on the 10th day of the month and keeping it until the 14 th. So Exo 11:4-8 must have occurred on the 9th or before.

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