What day did Passover fall on preceding Jesus resurrection?


Mark 14:12

NLT - 12 On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, when the Passover lamb is sacrificed, Jesus’ disciples asked him, “Where do you want us to go to prepare the Passover meal for you?”

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
As indicated by the verse cited in the question, the Passover associated with Jesus' death and resurrection began at sundown on the day now commonly called Maundy Thursday by Christians. The first day of Passover thus lasted from sundown on Thursday until sundown on the day that Christians refer to as Good Friday (the day prior to the weekly Jewish Sabbath, which ran from sundown on Friday until sundown on Saturday)(John 19:31).

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