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Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that layeth hold on it; that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil.

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Isaiah 56:4
For this is what the Lord says: "For the eunuchs who observe my Sabbaths and choose what pleases me and are faithful to my covenant,
Proverbs 4:13
Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; protect it, because it is your life.
Ecclesiastes 7:18
It is best to take hold of one warning without letting go of the other warning; for the one who fears God will follow both warnings.

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Isaiah 58:13
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.
Exodus 31:13
"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.
Leviticus 19:30
"'You must keep my Sabbaths and fear my sanctuary. I am the Lord.
Nehemiah 13:17
So I registered a complaint with the nobles of Judah, saying to them, "What is this evil thing that you are doing, profaning the Sabbath day?
Jeremiah 17:21
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.

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Psalm 34:14
Turn away from evil and do what is right! Strive for peace and promote it!
Psalm 37:27
Turn away from evil! Do what is right! Then you will enjoy lasting security.
Psalm 119:101
I stay away from the evil path, so that I might keep your instructions.
Proverbs 4:27
Do not turn to the right or to the left; turn yourself away from evil.
Proverbs 14:16
A wise person is cautious and turns from evil, but a fool throws off restraint and is overconfident.
Proverbs 16:6
Through loyal love and truth iniquity is appeased; through fearing the Lord one avoids evil.
Romans 12:9
Love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil, cling to what is good.

General 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.
Deuteronomy 29:9
"Therefore, keep the terms of this covenant and obey them so that you may be successful in everything you do.

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