Parallel Verses

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}.

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

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.

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.

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 that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. 3 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}. 4 These are the generations of heaven and earth when they were created, in the day [that] Yahweh God made earth and heaven--



Cross References

Leviticus 23:3

" '[For] six days work is to be done, and on the seventh day [shall be] {a Sabbath of complete rest}, a holy assembly; you shall not do any work; it [shall be] a Sabbath for Yahweh in all your dwellings.

Mark 2:27

And he said to them, "The Sabbath was established for people, and not people for the Sabbath.

Exodus 16:22-30

And when it was the sixth day, they gathered twice [as much] bread, two omers for one [person], and all the leaders of the community came and told Moses.

Exodus 20:8-11

"Remember the day of the Sabbath, to consecrate it.

Exodus 23:12

" 'Six days you will do your work, but on the seventh day you will stop so that your ox and your donkey will rest and the son of your slave woman and the alien will be refreshed.

Exodus 31:13-17

"And you, speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'Surely you must keep my Sabbaths, because it [is] a sign between me and you throughout your generations, [in order] to know that I [am] Yahweh, who consecrates you.

Exodus 34:21

Six days you will work, and on the seventh day you will rest; in the [time of] plowing and in the [time of] harvest you will rest.

Exodus 35:2-3

[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.

Leviticus 25:2-3

"Speak to the {Israelites}, and say to them, 'When you come into the land that I [am about to] give to you, then the land shall observe a Sabbath for Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 5:12-14

'Observe the {Sabbath day} to make it holy, [just] as Yahweh your God has commanded you.

Nehemiah 9:14

You made known your holy Sabbath to them and gave them commandments, regulations, and law by the hand of your servant Moses.

Nehemiah 13:15-22

In those days I saw in Judah [people] treading the wine press on the Sabbath, bringing in heaps [of grain] and loading them on donkeys along with wine, grapes and figs, and every kind of burden and bringing [it all] to Jerusalem on the day of the Sabbath. And I warned them at that time against selling food.

Proverbs 10:22

The blessing of Yahweh makes [one] rich, and he does not increase sorrow with it.

Isaiah 56:2-7

Happy [is the] man [who] does this, and [the] son of humankind [who] keeps hold of it, who keeps [the] Sabbath {so as not to profane} it, and who keeps his hand from doing any evil."

Isaiah 58:13-14

If you hold your foot back from [the] Sabbath, [from] doing your affairs on {my holy day}, if you call the Sabbath a pleasure, the holy [day] of Yahweh honorable, if you honor him {more than} doing your ways, than finding your affairs and speaking a word,

Jeremiah 17:21-27

Thus says Yahweh, "Be on your guard for the sake of yourselves, that you must not carry a burden on the day of the Sabbath, and you must [not] bring [it] through the gates of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 20:12

And also my Sabbaths I gave to them to be a sign between me and between them {so they would know} that I, Yahweh, [am] [the one] sanctifying them.

Luke 23:56

And they returned [and] prepared fragrant spices and perfumes, and on the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment.

Hebrews 4:4-10

For he has spoken somewhere about the seventh [day] in this way: "And God rested on the seventh day from all his works,"

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