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Genesis 2:2

By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done.

Exodus 20:8-10

"Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

Deuteronomy 5:12-15

'Observe the sabbath day to keep it holy, as the LORD your God commanded you.

Exodus 23:11

but on the seventh year you shall let it rest and lie fallow, so that the needy of your people may eat; and whatever they leave the beast of the field may eat. You are to do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.

Leviticus 23:3

'For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, a holy convocation. You shall not do any work; it is a sabbath to the LORD in all your dwellings.

Mark 6:31-32

And He said to them, "Come away by yourselves to a secluded place and rest a while." (For there were many people coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat.)

Mark 2:27

Jesus said to them, "The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.

Isaiah 57:20-21

But the wicked are like the tossing sea, For it cannot be quiet, And its waters toss up refuse and mud.

Revelation 14:11

"And the smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever; they have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name."

Luke 17:7-8

"Which of you, having a slave plowing or tending sheep, will say to him when he has come in from the field, 'Come immediately and sit down to eat'?

Ephesians 5:15-16

Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise,

1 Timothy 5:13

At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.

Proverbs 6:9-11

How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

Proverbs 24:30-31

I passed by the field of the sluggard And by the vineyard of the man lacking sense,

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns on its hinges, So does the sluggard on his bed.

2 Thessalonians 3:11

For we hear that some among you are leading an undisciplined life, doing no work at all, but acting like busybodies.

Isaiah 5:11

Woe to those who rise early in the morning that they may pursue strong drink, Who stay up late in the evening that wine may inflame them!

Luke 15:13

"And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living.

James 5:5

You have lived luxuriously on the earth and led a life of wanton pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.

2 Samuel 11:1-5

Then it happened in the spring, at the time when kings go out to battle, that David sent Joab and his servants with him and all Israel, and they destroyed the sons of Ammon and besieged Rabbah. But David stayed at Jerusalem.

Amos 4:1

Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria, Who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, Who say to your husbands, "Bring now, that we may drink!"

Amos 6:1

Woe to those who are at ease in Zion And to those who feel secure in the mountain of Samaria, The distinguished men of the foremost of nations, To whom the house of Israel comes.

Isaiah 5:11-13

Woe to those who rise early in the morning that they may pursue strong drink, Who stay up late in the evening that wine may inflame them!

Luke 12:16-21

And He told them a parable, saying, "The land of a rich man was very productive.



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