Q. 33. You say the "Congregation" was limited to circumcised and mature adult males? A. 33. Yes; and they needed to be catechized before eating the Passover (Exodus 12:26-48).
Q. 34. But doesn’t Exodus 12:3 say "a lamb for each household" (including wives & babes)? A. 34. No, it says "every man a lamb, according to the house of the fathers" not the mothers.
Q. 35. But it also adds "a lamb for a house." A. 35. Yes, for "every man a lamb, according to the house of the fathers."
Q. 36. But doesn’t Exodus 12:3-4 say "every person who has a mouth shall eat"? A. 36. No, speaking of "the house of their fathers," it says: "If the household is too small for the [male] lamb, let him [the male householder] and his male neighbour take it [the mature