Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

Amplified

And God blessed (spoke good of) the seventh day, set it apart as His own, and hallowed it, because on it God rested from all His work which He had created and done.

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

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Watsons

Images Genesis 2:3

Prayers for Genesis 2:3

Context Readings

The Creation

2 And on the seventh day God finished his work which he had made, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. 3 And God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it because in it he had rested from all his work which God created in perfection. 4 These are the origins of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens



Cross References

Leviticus 23:3

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

Mark 2:27

And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath;

Exodus 16:22-30

And it came to pass that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one; and all the princes of the congregation came and told Moses.

Exodus 20:8-11

Thou shalt remember the sabbath day, to sanctify it.

Exodus 23:12

Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest, that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid and the stranger may be refreshed.

Exodus 31:13-17

And thou shalt speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, With all this ye shall keep my sabbaths; for it is a sign between me and you throughout your ages; that ye may know that I am the LORD that doth sanctify you.

Exodus 34:21

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

Exodus 35:2-3

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.

Leviticus 25:2-3

Speak unto the sons of Israel and say unto them, When ye have come into the land which I give you, then shall the land keep a sabbath unto the LORD.

Deuteronomy 5:12-14

Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, as the LORD thy God has commanded thee.

Nehemiah 9:14

and didst make known unto them the sabbath of thy holiness and didst prescribe for them commandments, statutes, and law by the hand of Moses, thy slave.

Nehemiah 13:15-22

In those days I saw in Judah some treading wine presses on the sabbath and bringing in sheaves and lading asses with wine, grapes, figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day; and I protested unto them the day in which they sold the food.

Proverbs 10:22

The blessing of the LORD is that which makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

Isaiah 56:2-7

Blessed is the man that does this, and the son of man that lays hold on it; that keeps from polluting the sabbath, and keeps his hand from doing any evil.

Isaiah 58:13-14

If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy will on my holy day; and call the sabbath the delightful, holy, glorious day of the LORD; and shalt honour him by not doing thine own ways, nor seeking thine own will, nor speaking thine own words:

Jeremiah 17:21-27

Thus hath the LORD said: Take heed for your lives, and bring no burden on the sabbath day to bring it in by the gates of Jerusalem;

Ezekiel 20:12

And I also gave them my sabbaths to be a sign between me and them, that they might know that I am the LORD that sanctifies them.

Luke 23:56

And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.

Hebrews 4:4-10

For he spoke in a certain place of the seventh day like this, And God rested the seventh day from all his works.

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