Parallel Verses

Amplified

Six days may work be done, but the seventh is the Sabbath of rest, sacred to the Lord; whoever does work on the Sabbath day shall surely be put to death.

New American Standard Bible

'For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, holy to the LORD; whoever does any work on the sabbath day shall surely be put to death.

King James Version

Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.

Holman Bible

Work may be done for six days, but on the seventh day there must be a Sabbath of complete rest, dedicated to the Lord. Anyone who does work on the Sabbath day must be put to death.

International Standard Version

Work may be done for six days, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of complete rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does work on the Sabbath is certainly to die.

A Conservative Version

Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to LORD. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.

American Standard Version

Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day is a sabbath of solemn rest, holy to Jehovah: whosoever doeth any work on the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.

Bible in Basic English

Six days may work be done, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of complete rest, holy to the Lord; whoever does any work on the Sabbath day is to be put to death.

Darby Translation

Six days shall work be done; but on the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, holy to Jehovah: whoever doeth work on the sabbath day shall certainly be put to death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Six days shall work be done; but the seventh, the sabbath of rest, shall be holy to the LORD; whoever does any work in the sabbath day shall surely be put to death.

Julia Smith Translation

Six days shall work be done, and the seventh day the Sabbath, a holy rest to Jehovah: all doing work in the day of the Sabbath, dying, shall die.

King James 2000

Six days may work be done; but on the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever does any work on the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[On] six days work can be done, and on the seventh {is a Sabbath of complete rest}, {a holy day} for Yahweh; anyone doing work on the Sabbath day will surely be put to death.

Modern King James verseion

Six days may work be done, but on the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to Jehovah. Whoever does any work in the Sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Six days shall men work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the holy rest of the LORD: so that whosoever doeth any work in the Sabbath day, shall die for it.

NET Bible

Six days work may be done, but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of complete rest, holy to the Lord; anyone who does work on the Sabbath day must surely be put to death.

New Heart English Bible

Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day shall surely be put to death.

The Emphasized Bible

Six days, shall work be done, but on the seventh day, is a holy sabbath-keeping of rest unto Yahweh, - whosoever doeth work on the sabbath day, shall be, surely put to death.

Webster

Six days may work be done, but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whoever doeth any work in the sabbath-day, he shall surely be put to death.

World English Bible

Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to Yahweh. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day shall surely be put to death.

Youngs Literal Translation

Six days is work done, and in the seventh day is a sabbath of holy rest to Jehovah; any who doeth work in the sabbath-day is certainly put to death,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Six
שׁשּׁה שׁשׁ 
Shesh 
Usage: 215

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

but in the seventh
שׁבעי שׁביעי 
Sh@biy`iy 
Usage: 98

is the sabbath
שׁבּת 
Shabbath 
Usage: 111

of rest
שׁבּתון 
Shabbathown 
Usage: 11

קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

to the Lord

Usage: 0

מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

in the sabbath
שׁבּת 
Shabbath 
Usage: 111

day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

Context Readings

Provision Of Rest From Work

14 You shall keep the Sabbath therefore, for it is holy to you; everyone who profanes it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does work on the Sabbath shall be cut off from among his people. 15 Six days may work be done, but the seventh is the Sabbath of rest, sacred to the Lord; whoever does work on the Sabbath day shall surely be put to death. 16 Wherefore the Israelites shall keep the Sabbath to observe it throughout their generations, a perpetual covenant.


Cross References

Exodus 16:23

He said to them, The Lord has said, Tomorrow is a solemn rest, a holy Sabbath to the Lord; bake and boil what you will bake and boil today; and all that remains over put aside for you to keep until morning.

Leviticus 23:3

Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of rest, a holy convocation or assembly by summons. You shall do no work on that day; it is the Sabbath of the Lord in all your dwellings.

Genesis 2:2

And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done; and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done.

Exodus 34:21

Six days you shall work, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even in plowing time and in harvest you shall rest [on the Sabbath].

Exodus 16:26

Six days you shall gather it, but on the seventh day, the Sabbath, there shall be none.

Exodus 20:8-11

[Earnestly] remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy (withdrawn from common employment and dedicated to God).

Exodus 31:14

You shall keep the Sabbath therefore, for it is holy to you; everyone who profanes it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does work on the Sabbath shall be cut off from among his people.

Exodus 31:17

It is a sign between Me and the Israelites forever; for in six days the Lord made the heavens and earth, and on the seventh day He ceased and was refreshed.

Exodus 35:2

Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day shall be to you a holy day, a Sabbath of rest to the Lord; whoever works [on that day] shall be put to death.

Leviticus 23:32

It shall be to you a sabbath of rest, and you shall afflict yourselves [by fasting in penitence and humility]. On the ninth day of the month from evening to evening you shall keep your sabbath.

Numbers 15:32-36

While the Israelites were in the wilderness, they found a man who was gathering sticks on the Sabbath day.

Jeremiah 17:24-27

But if you diligently listen to and obey Me, says the Lord, and bring in no burden through the gates of this city on the Sabbath day, but keep the Sabbath day holy (set apart to the worship of God), to do no work on it,

Ezekiel 46:1

Thus says the Lord God: The gate of the inner court that faces east shall be shut during the six working days, but on the Sabbath it shall be opened, and also on the day of the New Moon it shall be opened.

Luke 13:14

But the leader of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, said to the crowd, There are six days on which work ought to be done; so come on those days and be cured, and not on the Sabbath day.

Luke 23:56

Then they went back and made ready spices and ointments (perfumes). On the Sabbath day they rested in accordance with the commandment.

Hebrews 4:9

So then, there is still awaiting a full and complete Sabbath-rest reserved for the [true] people of God;

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