Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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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Morish

Smith

Watsons

Images Genesis 2:3

Prayers for Genesis 2:3

Context Readings

The Creation

2 By the seventh day God finished the work that he had been doing, and he ceased on the seventh day all the work that he had been doing. 3 God blessed the seventh day and made it holy because on it he ceased all the work that he had been doing in creation. 4 This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created -- when the Lord God made the earth and heavens.



Cross References

Leviticus 23:3

"'Six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there must be a Sabbath of complete rest, a holy assembly. You must not do any work; it is a Sabbath to the Lord in all the places where you live.

Mark 2:27

Then he said to them, "The Sabbath was made for people, not people for the Sabbath.

Exodus 16:22-30

And on the sixth day they gathered twice as much food, two omers per person; and all the leaders of the community came and told Moses.

Exodus 20:8-11

"Remember the Sabbath day to set it apart as holy.

Exodus 23:12

For six days you are to do your work, but on the seventh day you must cease, in order that your ox and your donkey may rest and that your female servant's son and any hired help may refresh themselves.

Exodus 31:13-17

"Tell the Israelites, 'Surely you must keep my Sabbaths, for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am the Lord who sanctifies you.

Exodus 34:21

"On six days you may labor, but on the seventh day you must rest; even at the time of plowing and of harvest you are to rest.

Exodus 35:2-3

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.

Leviticus 25:2-3

"Speak to the Israelites and tell them, 'When you enter the land that I am giving you, the land must observe a Sabbath to the Lord.

Deuteronomy 5:12-14

Be careful to observe the Sabbath day just as the Lord your God has commanded you.

Nehemiah 9:14

You made known to them your holy Sabbath; you issued commandments, statutes, and law to them through Moses your servant.

Nehemiah 13:15-22

In those days I saw people in Judah treading winepresses on the Sabbath, bringing in heaps of grain and loading them onto donkeys, along with wine, grapes, figs, and all kinds of loads, and bringing them to Jerusalem on the Sabbath day. So I warned them on the day that they sold these provisions.

Proverbs 10:22

The blessing from the Lord makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow to it.

Isaiah 56:2-7

The people who do this will be blessed, the people who commit themselves to obedience, who observe the Sabbath and do not defile it, who refrain from doing anything that is wrong.

Isaiah 58:13-14

You must observe the Sabbath rather than doing anything you please on my holy day. You must look forward to the Sabbath and treat the Lord's holy day with respect. You must treat it with respect by refraining from your normal activities, and by refraining from your selfish pursuits and from making business deals.

Jeremiah 17:21-27

The Lord says, 'Be very careful if you value your lives! Do not carry any loads in through the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day.

Ezekiel 20:12

I also gave them my Sabbaths as a reminder of our relationship, so that they would know that I, the Lord, sanctify them.

Luke 23:56

Then they returned and prepared aromatic spices and perfumes. 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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