A Double Chiasm in Exodus 13:2-18

Remember to Whom you belong. Remember Who has redeemed you from bondage. He doesn't need you. You need Him.


  • v2 – First to open the womb is mine.
    • V3 – Moses said, Remember how YHWH brought us out of Egypt with a strong hand
      • Keep Passover
        • V5 – Brings into the land of the Canaanites
      • V6-7 – Keep Passover
    • V8-10 – Tell your son, Remember how YHWH brought us out of Egypt with a strong hand
  • V12 – Set apart the first to open the womb.
  • V13 – Redeem the firstborn
    • V14 – When your son asks, tell him “YHWH brought us out of Egypt with a strong hand.”
      • V15 – Pharaoh was stubborn & disobeyed
        • YHWH killed their firstborn.
      • I sacrifice firstborn to YHWH & obey
    • V16 – Redeeming the firstborn prompts us to remember that YHWH brought us out of Egypt with a strong hand.
  • V17-18 – God redeemed Israel from the land of Egypt

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