Parallel Verses

Amplified

So God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it [as His own, that is, set it apart as holy from other days], because in it He rested from all His work which He had created and done.

New American Standard Bible

Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made.

King James Version

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

Holman Bible

God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, for on it He rested from His work of creation.

International Standard Version

Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God stopped working on everything that he had been creating.

A Conservative Version

And God blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it, because in it he rested from all his work which God had created and made.

American Standard Version

And God blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it; because that in it he rested from all his work which God had created and made.

Bible in Basic English

And God gave his blessing to the seventh day and made it holy: because on that day he took his rest from all the work which he had made and done.

Darby Translation

And God blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it, because that on it he rested from all his work which God had created in making it.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will praise the seventh day, and will consecrate it, because in it he ceased from all his works which God formed to make.

King James 2000

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God blessed the seventh day, and he sanctified it, because on it he rested from all his work {of creating that [there was] to do}.

Modern King James verseion

And God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He had rested from all His work which God created to make.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it; for in it he rested from all his works which he had created and made.

NET Bible

God blessed the seventh day and made it holy because on it he ceased all the work that he had been doing in creation.

New Heart English Bible

God blessed the seventh day, and made it holy, because he rested in it from all his work which he had created and made.

The Emphasized Bible

And God blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it, - because therein, rested he from all his work which God, by creating, had made.

Webster

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

World English Bible

God blessed the seventh day, and made it holy, because he rested in it from all his work which he had created and made.

Youngs Literal Translation

And God blesseth the seventh day, and sanctifieth it, for in it He hath ceased from all His work which God had prepared for making.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

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

day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

קדשׁ 
Qadash 
Usage: 171

that in it he had rested
שׁבת 
Shabath 
Usage: 71

מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Images Genesis 2:3

Prayers for Genesis 2:3

Context Readings

The Creation

2 And by the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested (ceased) on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. 3 So God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it [as His own, that is, set it apart as holy from other days], because in it He rested from all His work which He had created and done. 4 This is the history of [the origin of] the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day [that is, days of creation] that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens—



Cross References

Leviticus 23:3

‘For six days work may be done, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of complete rest, a holy convocation (calling together). You shall not do any work [on that day]; it is the Sabbath of the Lord wherever you may be.

Mark 2:27

Jesus said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.

Exodus 16:22-30

Now on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each person; and all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses.

Exodus 20:8-11

“Remember the Sabbath (seventh) day to keep it holy (set apart, dedicated to God).

Exodus 23:12

“Six days [each week] you shall do your work, but on the seventh day you shall stop [working] so that your ox and your donkey may settle down and rest, and the son of your female servant, as well as your stranger, may be refreshed.

Exodus 31:13-17

“But as for you, say to the Israelites, ‘You shall most certainly observe My Sabbaths, for it is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, so that you may know [without any doubt] and acknowledge that I am the Lord who sanctifies you and sets you apart [for Myself].

Exodus 34:21

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

Exodus 35:2-3

“For six days work may be done, but the seventh day shall be a holy day for you, a Sabbath of complete rest to the Lord; whoever does any kind of work on that day shall be put to death.

Leviticus 25:2-3

“Speak to the children of Israel and say to them, ‘When you come into the land which I am giving you, then the land shall keep a Sabbath to the Lord.

Deuteronomy 5:12-14

‘Observe the Sabbath day to keep it holy (set apart, dedicated to God), as the Lord your God commanded you.

Nehemiah 9:14


“So You made known to them Your holy Sabbath,
And gave them commandments, statutes, and law,
Through Your servant Moses.

Nehemiah 13:15-22

In those days I saw some in Judah who were treading wine presses on the Sabbath, and bringing in sheaves or sacks of grain and loading them on donkeys, as well as wine, grapes, figs, and all kinds of loads, which they brought into Jerusalem on the Sabbath day. So I protested and warned them on the day they sold the produce.

Proverbs 10:22


The blessing of the Lord brings [true] riches,
And He adds no sorrow to it [for it comes as a blessing from God].

Isaiah 56:2-7


“Blessed (happy, fortunate) is the man who does this,
And the son of man who takes hold of it,
Who keeps the Sabbath without profaning it,
And keeps his hand from doing any evil.”

Isaiah 58:13-14


“If you turn back your foot from [unnecessary travel on] the Sabbath,
From doing your own pleasure on My holy day,
And call the Sabbath a [spiritual] delight, and the holy day of the Lord honorable,
And honor it, not going your own way
Or engaging in your own pleasure
Or speaking your own [idle] words,

Jeremiah 17:21-27

Thus says the Lord, “Pay attention for your own good, [and for the sake of your future] do not carry any load on the Sabbath day or bring anything in through the gates of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 20:12

Also I gave them My Sabbaths to be a sign between Me and them, that they might know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord who sanctifies them (separates and sets them apart).

Luke 23:56

Then they went back and prepared spices and ointments and sweet-smelling herbs.

And on the Sabbath they rested in accordance with the commandment [forbidding work].

Hebrews 4:4-10

For somewhere [in Scripture] He has said this about the seventh day: “And God rested on the seventh day from all His works”;

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