Sabbath, In Ot

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 2:3

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}.

Exodus 20:8-11

"Remember the day of the Sabbath, to consecrate it. Six days you will work, and you will do all your work. But the seventh day [is] a Sabbath for Yahweh your God; you will not do any work--you or your son or your daughter, your male slave or your female slave, or your animal, or your alien who [is] in your gates--read more.
because [in] six days Yahweh made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that [is] in them, and on the seventh day he rested. Therefore Yahweh blessed the seventh day and consecrated it.

Genesis 2:2

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.

Exodus 35:2

[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.

Deuteronomy 5:12-15

'Observe the {Sabbath day} to make it holy, [just] as Yahweh your God has commanded you. Six days you shall work, and you shall do all [of] your work, but the seventh day [is] Sabbath unto Yahweh your God; you shall not do any work, or your son, or your daughter, or your slave, or your slave woman, or your ox, or your donkey, or any of your domestic animals, or your [resident] alien who [is] in your {towns}, so that your slave and your slave woman may rest as you [rest].read more.
And you shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and Yahweh your God brought you out with a strong hand and with an outstretched arm; therefore, Yahweh your God commanded you to keep {the Sabbath}.

Genesis 8:4

And the ark came to rest in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the mountains of Ararat.

2 Samuel 7:1

It happened that the king settled in his house. (Now Yahweh had given rest to him from all his enemies all around.)

Psalm 95:10-11

For forty years I loathed [that] generation, and said, '[They are] a people [whose] heart wanders. And my ways they do not know.' Therefore I swore in my anger, 'They shall surely not enter into my rest.'"

Exodus 31:17

It [is] a sign between me and the {Israelites} forever, because [in] six days Yahweh made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh he ceased and recovered."

Deuteronomy 5:12-14

'Observe the {Sabbath day} to make it holy, [just] as Yahweh your God has commanded you. Six days you shall work, and you shall do all [of] your work, but the seventh day [is] Sabbath unto Yahweh your God; you shall not do any work, or your son, or your daughter, or your slave, or your slave woman, or your ox, or your donkey, or any of your domestic animals, or your [resident] alien who [is] in your {towns}, so that your slave and your slave woman may rest as you [rest].

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.

Exodus 35:3

You will not kindle a fire in any of your dwellings on the day of the Sabbath."

Leviticus 23:38

{besides} Yahweh's Sabbaths and {besides} your gifts and {besides} your vows and {besides} all your freewill offerings that you give to Yahweh.

Isaiah 56:2

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

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,

2 Kings 4:23

And he said, "Why are you going to him today? [It is] neither the new moon nor the Sabbath!" And she said, "Peace."

Isaiah 1:13

You must not {continue} to bring offerings of futility, incense--it [is] an abomination to me; new moon and Sabbath, [the] calling of a convocation-- I cannot endure iniquity with [solemn] assembly.

Ezekiel 46:3

And the people of the land will bow down [at] the doorway of that gate on the Sabbaths and on the new moons {before} Yahweh.

Hosea 2:11

And I will put an end to all her mirth, her festivals, her new moons, and her Sabbaths, and all her appointed festivals;

Amos 8:5

saying, "When will the new moon be over, so that we can sell grain? And the Sabbath, so that we can open the grain bins, that we can make [the] ephah small and make [the] shekel large, and can practice deceit [with] a set of scales of deceit?

Exodus 16:27-28

And on the seventh day [some] of the people went out to gather, and they did not find [any]. And Yahweh said to Moses, "How long do you refuse to keep my commands and my laws?

Numbers 15:32

When the {Israelites} were in the desert, they found a man who was gathering wood on the day of the Sabbath.

Nehemiah 13:15-18

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. Tyrian men who lived in [Jerusalem] brought fish and every kind of merchandise and sold [it] on the Sabbath to the descendants of Judah and in Jerusalem. So I quarreled with the nobles of Judah and said to them, "What is this evil thing that you are doing, profaning the day of the Sabbath?read more.
Did not your ancestors do this also, and our God brought on us all of this disaster and on this city [too]? Now you are adding fierce wrath on Israel by profaning the Sabbath!"

Nehemiah 10:31

And the peoples of the land who bring merchandise and any grain on the Sabbath day to sell, we will not accept it from them on the Sabbath or on a holy day. We will forego [the crops of] the seventh year and [cancel] every debt.

Jeremiah 17:21

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.

Exodus 31:14

And you must keep the Sabbath, because it is holy for you; defilers of it will surely be put to death, because anyone who does work on it--that person will be cut off from among his people.

Numbers 15:35

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Surely the man must be put to death by stoning him; all the community [must stone him] with stones from outside the camp."

Jeremiah 17:27

But if you do not listen to me, to declare holy the day of the Sabbath, and to not carry a burden and enter through the gates of Jerusalem on the day of the Sabbath, then I will kindle a fire in its gates, and it will devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it will not be quenched." '"

Ezekiel 20:13

"But in the desert the house of Israel rebelled against me; {they did not walk in my statutes}, and they rejected my regulations, which, if a person does them, he will live by them, and they greatly profaned my Sabbaths, and I decided to pour out my rage on them in the desert to destroy them,

Ezekiel 22:8

You despised my holy objects; my Sabbaths you profaned.

Leviticus 24:8

{On every Sabbath} he shall arrange it in rows {before} Yahweh continually; [they are] from the {Israelites} [as] an everlasting covenant.

1 Chronicles 9:32

And from the sons of the Kohathites, some of their kinsmen [were] over the {showbread} to prepare [it] {every Sabbath}.

Numbers 28:9-10

" 'On the day of the Sabbath, two male lambs without defect {in their first year}, and two-tenths of finely milled flour mixed with oil [for] a grain offering and its libation. [This is] the burnt offering every Sabbath [in addition to] the continual burnt offering and its libation.

1 Chronicles 23:31

and for every burnt offering offered to Yahweh, on Sabbaths, on new moon festivals, and at the appointed feasts, according to the customary number {required of them}, regularly before Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 2:4

Look, I am building a house for the name of Yahweh my God to dedicate to him, to offer sweet spices of incense before him, and [for] the regular rows [of bread], and burnt offerings for mornings, evenings, Sabbaths, and new moon festivals, and for appointed feasts of Yahweh our God which [are] everlasting for Israel.

Ezekiel 46:4

And the burnt offering which the prince will offer to Yahweh on the Sabbath day [must be] six male lambs without defect and a ram without defect.