Passover Meaning

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Story of Passover and other Passover topics.

Why is Passover called Passover?

Passover Meaning

The holiday of Passover was named Pesach in Hebrew since the word translates to "Passing Over."

When the 10 plagues were thrown upon the Egyptians, the last plague, "The Slaying of the First Born," was directed only to the Egyptians. Pharaoh's first born son was killed when G-d commanded this order.

For the plague to not kill the Jewish first born males, the Jews took the shankbone's blood and spread it on their doorpost. This allowed the Jewish homes to be passed over.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Passover Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Ray Lokar