New Defender's Study Bible Notes
9:12 nor break any bone. See also Exodus 12:46, Psalm 34:20. The Passover lamb was to be without blemish, which meant also that, although he was to be slain, none of his bones could be broken. The lamb was intended, of course, to be a type of the coming Lamb of God, whose bones were providentially kept from being broken on the cross (John 19:33-36).