Passover Quotes

Look through the famous Passover quotes and celebrate Passover with the necessary traditions in place:


"Passover affirms the great truth that liberty is the inalienable right of every human being."
~ Morris Joseph.
"Passover is one of my favorite times of the year. This is when the whole community and family gets together to remember who we are and why we are here."
~ Jennifer Wagner.

"Passover is our tradition, and I like to keep up with that. Our ancestors couldn't eat bread, and it's nice for us to celebrate that every year by going through their struggles."
~ Marsha Cohen.
    
"Passover affirms the great truth that liberty is the inalienable right of every human being."
~ Morris Joseph.


"Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics."
~ Marvin Olasky.

    

Passover Bible Quotes

"And his princes gave willingly unto the people, to the priests, and to the Levites: Hilkiah and Zechariah and Jehiel, rulers of the house of God, gave unto the priests for the Passover offerings two thousand and six hundred small cattle and three hundred oxen."
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"And the Jews' Passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the Passover, to purify themselves."
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"And his disciples went forth, and came into the city, and found as he had said unto them: and they made ready the Passover."
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"Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to your families, and kill the Passover."
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"For a multitude of the people, even many of Ephraim, and Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet did they eat the Passover otherwise than it was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, the good LORD pardon every one / that prepareth his heart to seek God, the LORD God of his fathers, though he be not cleansed according to the purification of the sanctuary."
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"Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he did."
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"After two days was the feast of the Passover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death."
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"And they kept the Passover on the fourteenth day of the first month at even in the wilderness of Sinai: according to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so did the children of Israel."
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"Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the Passover."
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"And the Jews' Passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem."
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"And he said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer: / For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God."
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"For the priests and the Levites were purified together, all of them were pure, and killed the Passover for all the children of the captivity, and for their brethren the priests, and for themselves."
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"And they departed from Rameses in the first month, on the fifteenth day of the first month; on the morrow after the Passover the children of Israel went out with an high hand in the sight of all the Egyptians."
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"So they established a decree to make proclamation throughout all Israel, from Beersheba even to Dan, that they should come to keep the Passover unto the LORD God of Israel at Jerusalem: for they had not done it of a long time in such sort as it was written."
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"Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump? / Purge out therefore the old leaven that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us: / Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth."
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"And the first day of unleavened bread, when they killed the Passover, his disciples said unto him, Where wilt thou that we go and prepare that thou mayest eat the Passover? / And he sendeth forth two of his disciples, and saith unto them, Go ye into the city, and there shall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of water: follow him."
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"And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof."
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Passover Sayings

"Passover has a message for the conscience and the heart of all mankind. For what does it commemorate? It commemorates the deliverance of a people from degrading slavery, from most foul and cruel tyranny. And so, it is Israel's - nay, God's protest against unrighteousness, whether individual or national."
~ Morris Joseph

    
"Observe the month of Aviv, and keep the Passover to Adonai your God; for in the month of Aviv Adonai your God brought you out of Egypt by night."
~ Deuteronomy 16:1.
"And Josiah gave to the people, of the flock, lambs and kids, all for the passover offerings, for all that were present, to the number of thirty thousand, and three thousand bullocks: these were of the king's substance."
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"In the eighteenth year of the reign of Josiah was this passover kept."
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"Observe the month of Abib, and keep the passover unto the LORD thy God: for in the month of Abib the LORD thy God brought thee forth out of Egypt by night."
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Short Passover Quotes

"Remember this day, on which you went free from Egypt, the house of bondage, how Adonai freed you from it with a mighty hand…."
~ Exodus 13:3.
Now the Passover of the Jews was near, and many went up to Jerusalem out of the country before the Passover to purify themselves.
-John 11:55
The Exodus from Egypt occurs in every human being, in every era, in every year, and in every day.
- Rabbi Nachman of Breslov

Happy Passover Quotes

Sending you LOADS of
warmth, love and hugs!
Happy Passover.
    
As you celebrate Passover...
May you be blessed
With peace and happiness!
Happy Passover!
Shalom!
With smiles
across the miles to say...
I'm thinking of you!
Happy Passover!
Moses said to the Lord, “O Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant. I am slow of speech and tongue.
The willingness to sacrifice is the prelude to freedom.
    
Thou shalt therefore sacrifice the passover unto the LORD thy God, of the flock and the herd, in the place which the LORD shall choose to place his name there.
- Deuteronomy

Famous Passover Quotes

...proclaim liberty through all the land and unto all the inhabitants thereof...
-Bible, Leviticus 25:10
Get rid of the old leaven of sin so that you may be a new batch of dough — as you really are.
-Bible, I Corinthians 5:7
Take particular care of your books.... When you lend a book to any one, make a memorandum of it before it leaves your house, and when it is returned cancel the entry. Every Passover and Tabernacles call in all your books that are out on loan.
-Judah Ibn Tibbon
    
To keep green, then, the memory of the Exodus was for the Israelite not only to keep his gratitude to his Divine Redeemer ever fresh, but to ratify again and again his covenant with his religion.
-Morris Joseph
The religious act is done reverently and lovingly in gratitude for the ancient Redemption, and thus becomes a type of the deep religious emotion with which that memorable event ever fills the pious heart.
-Morris Joseph
Bitter is wine, but it sweetens all bitterness.
-Moses Ibn Ezra
If you must hate, if hatred is the leaven of your life, which alone can give flavor, then hate what should be hated: falsehood, violence, selfishness.
-Ludwig Börne
God said to Moses, I am who I am. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: I Am' has sent me to you.
- Exodus