Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words:

Bible References


Isaiah 56:2
Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil.
Exodus 20:8
Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Exodus 31:13
Speak thou also to the sons of Israel, saying, Truly ye shall keep my Sabbaths, for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations, that ye may know that I am LORD who sanctifies you.
Exodus 36:2
And Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab, and every wise-hearted man, in whose heart LORD had put wisdom, even everyone whose heart stirred him up to come to the work to do it,
Deuteronomy 5:12
Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as LORD thy God commanded thee.
Nehemiah 13:15
In those days I saw in Judah some men treading wine-presses on the Sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and loading donkeys [therewith], as also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on t
Jeremiah 17:21
Thus says LORD: Take heed to yourselves, and bear no burden on the Sabbath day, nor bring it in by the gates of Jerusalem.


Psalm 27:4
One thing I have asked of LORD, that I will seek after, that I may dwell in the house of LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of LORD, and to inquire in his temple.
Psalm 42:4
These things I remember, and pour out my soul within me, how I went with the throng, and led them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, a multitude keeping holyday.
Psalm 84:2
My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of LORD. My heart and my flesh cry out to the living God.
Revelation 1:10
I became in spirit on the Lord's day and I heard behind me a great voice like a trumpet

General references

Exodus 35:3
Ye shall kindle no fire throughout your habitations upon the Sabbath day.
Leviticus 23:3
Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, a holy convocation. Ye shall do no manner of work. It is a Sabbath to LORD in all your dwellings.
Numbers 28:9
And on the Sabbath day two he-lambs a year old without blemish, and two tenth parts [of an ephah] of fine flour for a meal-offering, mingled with oil, and the drink-offering of it.
Deuteronomy 5:12
Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as LORD thy God commanded thee.
Ezekiel 20:20
and hallow my Sabbaths, and they shall be a sign between me and you, that ye may know that I am LORD your God.
Mark 2:27
And he said to them, The Sabbath came into being for sake of man, and not man for sake of the Sabbath.