Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For six days work is to be done, but on the seventh day you are to have a holy day, a Sabbath of complete rest to the Lord. Anyone who does work on it must be executed.

New American Standard Bible

"For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a holy day, a sabbath of complete rest to the LORD; whoever does any work on it shall be put to death.

King James Version

Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death.

International Standard Version

For six days work is to be done, but on the seventh day you are to have a holy day, a Sabbath of complete rest in dedication to the LORD. Anyone who does work on that day is to be executed.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Six days shall work be done; but on the seventh day there shall be to you a holy day, a sabbath of solemn rest to Jehovah: whosoever doeth any work therein shall be put to death.

Amplified

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.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day shall be holy unto you, a sabbath of rest to the LORD; whoever does work therein shall die.

Julia Smith Translation

Six days thou shalt do work and in the seventh day a holy cessation, a cessation to Jehovah: all doing work in it shall die.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

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 in it shall be put to death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Six days ye shall work, but the seventh day shall be unto you the holy Sabbath of the LORD's rest: so that whosoever doth any work therein, shall die.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

'Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be a holy day for you, a Sabbath of solemn rest to the LORD: whoever does any work in it shall be put to death.

The Emphasized Bible

Six days, shall work be done, but on the seventh day, shall there be to you a holy sabbath-keeping, unto Yahweh, whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death.

Webster

Six days shall work be done; but on the seventh day there shall be to you a holy day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD: whoever doth work therein shall be put to death.

World English Bible

'Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be a holy day for you, a Sabbath of solemn rest to Yahweh: whoever does any work in it shall be put to death.

Youngs Literal Translation

Six days is work done, and on the seventh day there is to you a holy day, a sabbath of rest to Jehovah; any who doeth work in it is 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 on the seventh
שׁבעי שׁביעי 
Sh@biy`iy 
Usage: 98

day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

there shall be to you an holy day
קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

שׁבּת 
Shabbath 
Usage: 111

of rest
שׁבּתון 
Shabbathown 
Usage: 11

to the Lord

Usage: 0

מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Preparation Of Materials And People For Building

1 Moses assembled the entire Israelite community and said to them, “These are the things that the Lord has commanded you to do: 2 For six days work is to be done, but on the seventh day you are to have a holy day, a Sabbath of complete rest to the Lord. Anyone who does work on it must be executed. 3 Do not light a fire in any of your homes on the Sabbath day.”


Cross References

Exodus 20:9-10

9 You are to labor six days and do all your work,

Exodus 34:21

“You are to labor six days but you must rest on the seventh day; you must even rest during plowing and harvesting times.

Leviticus 23:3

“Work may be done for six days, but on the seventh day there must be a Sabbath of complete rest, a sacred assembly. You are not to do any work; it is a Sabbath to the Lord wherever you live.

Exodus 23:12

“Do your work for six days but rest on the seventh day so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female slave as well as the foreign resident may be refreshed.

Numbers 15:32-36

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

Exodus 31:13-16

“Tell the Israelites: You must observe My Sabbaths, for it is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, so that you will know that I am Yahweh who sets you apart.

Deuteronomy 5:12-15

Be careful to remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy as the Lord your God has commanded you.

Luke 13:14-15

But the leader of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, responded by telling the crowd, “There are six days when work should be done; therefore come on those days and be healed and not on the Sabbath day.”

John 5:16

Therefore, the Jews began persecuting Jesus because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Hebrews 2:2-3

For if the message spoken through angels was legally binding and every transgression and disobedience received a just punishment,

Hebrews 10:28-29

If anyone disregards Moses’ law, he dies without mercy, based on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

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