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worshipped them as gods, and smear its blood on the lintel and doorposts of their houses. They were
to prepare matzoth for the journey and wait for the word to go (Ex. Ch. 12 Vs. 1 – 29)).
The Israelites standing ready with their wives and children and old people and their cattle,
with their belongings and their Matzoth and with the gifts of gold and silver that the Egyptians had
given them in the hope that that would stay the terrible tragedies that had befallen them, at Moses’
signal, trudged silently out of bondage into freedom and their destiny.
Forty years later, Moses in his speech to the people before his finally leaving them,
admonishes them not to forget everything that God has done for them. “For ask now of the days past, which were before you, since the day that God created
man upon the earth and from the one end of heaven to the other, whether there has been any
such thing as this great thing is, or has been heard anything like it. Did ever a people hear the
voice of God speaking...
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