Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Keep the sabbath, therefore; for it is holy unto you; every one that profaneth it shall certainly be put to death: yea, whoever doeth work on it, that soul shall be cut off from among his peoples. 15 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. 16 And the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations it is an everlasting covenant.


Cross References

Exodus 16:23

And he said to them, This is what Jehovah has said: To-morrow is the rest, the holy sabbath, of Jehovah: bake what ye will bake, and cook what ye will cook; and lay up for yourselves all that remains over, to be kept for the morning.

Leviticus 23:3

Six days shall work be done; but on the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, a holy convocation; no manner of work shall ye do: it is the sabbath to Jehovah in all your dwellings.

Genesis 2:2

And God had finished on the seventh day his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.

Exodus 34:21

Six days shalt thou work, but on the seventh day thou shalt rest; in ploughing time and in harvest thou shalt rest.

Exodus 16:26

Six days shall ye gather it; but on the seventh day is sabbath: on it there shall be none.

Exodus 20:8-11

Remember the sabbath day to hallow it.

Exodus 31:14

Keep the sabbath, therefore; for it is holy unto you; every one that profaneth it shall certainly be put to death: yea, whoever doeth work on it, that soul shall be cut off from among his peoples.

Exodus 31:17

It shall be a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever; for in six days Jehovah made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed.

Exodus 35:2

Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you a holy day, a sabbath of rest to Jehovah: whoever does work on it shall be put to death.

Leviticus 23:32

A sabbath of rest shall it be unto you; and ye shall afflict your souls. On the ninth of the month at even, from even unto even, shall ye celebrate your sabbath.

Numbers 15:32-36

And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness they found a man gathering sticks on the sabbath day.

Jeremiah 17:24-27

And it shall come to pass, if ye diligently hearken unto me, saith Jehovah, to bring in no burden through the gates of this city on the sabbath day, and to hallow the sabbath day, to do no work therein;

Ezekiel 46:1

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: The gate of the inner court that looketh toward the east shall be shut the six working-days; but on the sabbath-day it shall be opened, and on the day of the new moon it shall be opened.

Luke 13:14

But the ruler of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus healed on the sabbath, answering said to the crowd, There are six days in which people ought to work; in these therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day.

Luke 23:56

And having returned they prepared aromatic spices and ointments, and remained quiet on the sabbath, according to the commandment.

Hebrews 4:9

There remains then a sabbatism to the people of God.

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