Exod 16:23

(NIV)
He said to them, ‘This is what the  Lord commanded: “Tomorrow is to be a day of sabbath rest, a holy sabbath to the  Lord. So bake what you want to bake and boil what you want to boil. Save whatever is left and keep it until morning.”’

(ESV)
he said to them, “This is what the  Lord has commanded: ‘Tomorrow is a day of solemn rest, a holy Sabbath to the  Lord; bake what you will bake and boil what you will boil, and all that is left over lay aside to be kept till the morning.’”

Exod 16:25

(NIV)
‘Eat it today,’ Moses said, ‘because today is a sabbath to the  Lord. You will not find any of it on the ground today.
(ESV)
Moses said, “Eat it today, for today is a Sabbath to the  Lord; today you will not find it in the field.

Exod 16:26

(NIV)
Six days you are to gather it, but on the seventh day, the Sabbath, there will not be any.’

(ESV)
Six days you shall gather it, but on the seventh day, which is a Sabbath, there will be none.”

Exod 16:29

(NIV)
Bear in mind that the  Lord has given you the Sabbath; that is why on the sixth day he gives you bread for two days. Everyone is to stay where they are on the seventh day; no one is to go out.’
(ESV)
See! The  Lord has given you the Sabbath; therefore on the sixth day he gives you bread for two days. Remain each of you in his place; let no one go out of his place on the seventh day.”

Exod 20:8

(NIV)
‘Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.
(ESV)
Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.

Exod 20:10

(NIV)
but the seventh day is a sabbath to the  Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns.
(ESV)
but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the  Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates.

Exod 20:11

(NIV)
For in six days the  Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the  Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.
(ESV)
For in six days the  Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the  Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

Exod 31:13

(NIV)
‘Say to the Israelites, “You must observe my Sabbaths. This will be a sign between me and you for the generations to come, so that you may know that I am the  Lord, who makes you holy.

(ESV)
“You are to speak to the people of Israel and say, ‘Above all you shall keep my Sabbaths, for this is a sign between me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I, the  Lord, sanctify you.

Exod 31:14

(NIV)
‘“Observe the Sabbath, because it is holy to you. Anyone who desecrates it is to be put to death; those who do any work on that day must be cut off from their people.
(ESV)
You shall keep the Sabbath, because it is holy for you. Everyone who profanes it shall be put to death. Whoever does any work on it, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Exod 31:15

(NIV)
For six days work is to be done, but the seventh day is a day of sabbath rest, holy to the  Lord. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day is to be put to death.
(ESV)
Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the  Lord. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day shall be put to death.

Exod 31:16

(NIV)
The Israelites are to observe the Sabbath, celebrating it for the generations to come as a lasting covenant.
(ESV)
Therefore the people of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, observing the Sabbath throughout their generations, as a covenant forever.

Exod 35:2

(NIV)
for six days, work is to be done, but the seventh day shall be your holy day, a day of sabbath rest to the  Lord. Whoever does any work on it is to be put to death.
(ESV)
Six days work shall be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the  Lord. Whoever does any work on it shall be put to death.

Exod 35:3

(NIV)
Do not light a fire in any of your dwellings on the Sabbath day.’

(ESV)
You shall kindle no fire in all your dwelling places on the Sabbath day.”

Lev 16:31

(NIV)
It is a day of sabbath rest, and you must deny yourselves; it is a lasting ordinance.
(ESV)
It is a Sabbath of solemn rest to you, and you shall afflict yourselves; it is a statute forever.

Lev 19:3

(NIV)
‘“Each of you must respect your mother and father, and you must observe my Sabbaths. I am the  Lord your God.

(ESV)
Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father, and you shall keep my Sabbaths: I am the  Lord your God.

Lev 19:30

(NIV)
‘“Observe my Sabbaths and have reverence for my sanctuary. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the  Lord.

Lev 23:3

(NIV)
‘“There are six days when you may work, but the seventh day is a day of sabbath rest, a day of sacred assembly. You are not to do any work; wherever you live, it is a sabbath to the  Lord.

(ESV)
Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, a holy convocation. You shall do no work. It is a Sabbath to the  Lord in all your dwelling places.

Lev 23:11

(NIV)
He is to wave the sheaf before the  Lord so it will be accepted on your behalf; the priest is to wave it on the day after the Sabbath.
(ESV)
and he shall wave the sheaf before the  Lord, so that you may be accepted. On the day after the Sabbath the priest shall wave it.

Lev 23:15

(NIV)
‘“From the day after the Sabbath, the day you brought the sheaf of the wave offering, count seven full weeks.
(ESV)
“You shall count seven full weeks from the day after the Sabbath, from the day that you brought the sheaf of the wave offering.

Lev 23:16

(NIV)
Count fifty days up to the day after the seventh Sabbath, and then present an offering of new grain to the  Lord.
(ESV)
You shall count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath. Then you shall present a grain offering of new grain to the  Lord.

Lev 23:24

(NIV)
‘Say to the Israelites: “On the first day of the seventh month you are to have a day of sabbath rest, a sacred assembly commemorated with trumpet blasts.
(ESV)
Speak to the people of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall observe a day of solemn rest a memorial proclaimed with blast of trumpets, a holy convocation.

Lev 23:32

(NIV)
It is a day of sabbath rest for you, and you must deny yourselves. From the evening of the ninth day of the month until the following evening you are to observe your sabbath.’

(ESV)
It shall be to you a Sabbath of solemn rest, and you shall afflict yourselves. On the ninth day of the month beginning at evening, from evening to evening shall you keep your Sabbath.”

Lev 23:38

(NIV)
These offerings are in addition to those for the  Lord’s Sabbaths and in addition to your gifts and whatever you have vowed and all the freewill offerings you give to the  Lord.)

(ESV)
besides the  Lord’s Sabbaths and besides your gifts and besides all your vow offerings and besides all your freewill offerings, which you give to the  Lord.

Lev 23:39

(NIV)
‘“So beginning with the fifteenth day of the seventh month, after you have gathered the crops of the land, celebrate the festival to the  Lord for seven days; the first day is a day of sabbath rest, and the eighth day also is a day of sabbath rest.
(ESV)
“On the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the produce of the land, you shall celebrate the feast of the  Lord seven days. On the first day shall be a solemn rest, and on the eighth day shall be a solemn rest.

Lev 24:8

(NIV)
This bread is to be set out before the  Lord regularly, Sabbath after Sabbath, on behalf of the Israelites, as a lasting covenant.
(ESV)
Every Sabbath day Aaron shall arrange it before the  Lord regularly; it is from the people of Israel as a covenant forever.

Lev 25:2

(NIV)
‘Speak to the Israelites and say to them: “When you enter the land I am going to give you, the land itself must observe a sabbath to the  Lord.
(ESV)
Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When you come into the land that I give you, the land shall keep a Sabbath to the  Lord.

Lev 25:4

(NIV)
But in the seventh year the land is to have a year of sabbath rest, a sabbath to the  Lord. Do not sow your fields or prune your vineyards.
(ESV)
but in the seventh year there shall be a Sabbath of solemn rest for the land, a Sabbath to the  Lord. You shall not sow your field or prune your vineyard.

Lev 25:5

(NIV)
Do not reap what grows of itself or harvest the grapes of your untended vines. The land is to have a year of rest.
(ESV)
You shall not reap what grows of itself in your harvest, or gather the grapes of your undressed vine. It shall be a year of solemn rest for the land.

Lev 25:6

(NIV)
Whatever the land yields during the sabbath year will be food for you – for yourself, your male and female servants, and the hired worker and temporary resident who live among you,
(ESV)
The Sabbath of the land shall provide food for you, for yourself and for your male and female slaves and for your hired worker and the sojourner who lives with you,

Lev 25:8

(NIV)
‘“Count seven sabbath years – seven times seven years – so that the seven sabbath years amount to a period of forty-nine years.
(ESV)
“You shall count seven weeks of years, seven times seven years, so that the time of the seven weeks of years shall give you forty-nine years.

Lev 26:2

(NIV)
‘“Observe my Sabbaths and have reverence for my sanctuary. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the  Lord.

Lev 26:34

(NIV)
Then the land will enjoy its sabbath years all the time that it lies desolate and you are in the country of your enemies; then the land will rest and enjoy its sabbaths.
(ESV)
“Then the land shall enjoy its Sabbaths as long as it lies desolate, while you are in your enemiesland; then the land shall rest, and enjoy its Sabbaths.

Lev 26:35

(NIV)
All the time that it lies desolate, the land will have the rest it did not have during the sabbaths you lived in it.

(ESV)
As long as it lies desolate it shall have rest, the rest that it did not have on your Sabbaths when you were dwelling in it.

Lev 26:43

(NIV)
For the land will be deserted by them and will enjoy its sabbaths while it lies desolate without them. They will pay for their sins because they rejected my laws and abhorred my decrees.
(ESV)
But the land shall be abandoned by them and enjoy its Sabbaths while it lies desolate without them, and they shall make amends for their iniquity, because they spurned my rules and their soul abhorred my statutes.

Num 15:32

(NIV)
While the Israelites were in the wilderness, a man was found gathering wood on the Sabbath day.
(ESV)
While the people of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man gathering sticks on the Sabbath day.

Num 28:9

(NIV)
‘“On the Sabbath day, make an offering of two lambs a year old without defect, together with its drink offering and a grain offering of one-fifth of an ephah of the finest flour mixed with olive oil.
(ESV)
“On the Sabbath day, two male lambs a year old without blemish, and two tenths of an ephah of fine flour for a grain offering, mixed with oil, and its drink offering:

Num 28:10

(NIV)
This is the burnt offering for every Sabbath, in addition to the regular burnt offering and its drink offering.

(ESV)
this is the burnt offering of every Sabbath, besides the regular burnt offering and its drink offering.

Deut 5:12

(NIV)
‘Observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy, as the  Lord your God has commanded you.
(ESV)
“‘Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as the  Lord your God commanded you.

Deut 5:14

(NIV)
but the seventh day is a sabbath to the  Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your ox, your donkey or any of your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns, so that your male and female servants may rest, as you do.
(ESV)
but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the  Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter or your male servant or your female servant, or your ox or your donkey or any of your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates, that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you.

Deut 5:15

(NIV)
Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and that the  Lord your God brought you out of there with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm. Therefore the  Lord your God has commanded you to observe the Sabbath day.
(ESV)
You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the  Lord your God brought you out from there with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm. Therefore the  Lord your God commanded you to keep the Sabbath day.

2Kgs 4:23

(NIV)
‘Why go to him today?’ he asked. ‘It’s not the New Moon or the Sabbath.’

‘That’s all right,’ she said.

(ESV)
And he said, “Why will you go to him today? It is neither new moon nor Sabbath.” She said, “All is well.”

2Kgs 11:5

(NIV)
He commanded them, saying, ‘This is what you are to do: you who are in the three companies that are going on duty on the Sabbath – a third of you guarding the royal palace,
(ESV)
And he commanded them, “This is the thing that you shall do: one third of you, those who come off duty on the Sabbath and guard the king’s house

2Kgs 11:7

(NIV)
and you who are in the other two companies that normally go off Sabbath duty are all to guard the temple for the king.
(ESV)
And the two divisions of you, which come on duty in force on the Sabbath and guard the house of the  Lord on behalf of the king,

2Kgs 11:9

(NIV)
The commanders of units of a hundred did just as Jehoiada the priest ordered. Each one took his men – those who were going on duty on the Sabbath and those who were going off duty – and came to Jehoiada the priest.
(ESV)
The captains did according to all that Jehoiada the priest commanded, and they each brought his men who were to go off duty on the Sabbath, with those who were to come on duty on the Sabbath, and came to Jehoiada the priest.

2Kgs 16:18

(NIV)
He took away the Sabbath canopy that had been built at the temple and removed the royal entrance outside the temple of the  Lord, in deference to the king of Assyria.

(ESV)
And the covered way for the Sabbath that had been built inside the house and the outer entrance for the king he caused to go around the house of the  Lord, because of the king of Assyria.

1Chr 9:32

(NIV)
Some of the Kohathites, their fellow Levites, were in charge of preparing for every Sabbath the bread set out on the table.

(ESV)
Also some of their kinsmen of the Kohathites had charge of the showbread, to prepare it every Sabbath.

1Chr 23:31

(NIV)
and whenever burnt offerings were presented to the  Lord on the Sabbaths, at the New Moon feasts and at the appointed festivals. They were to serve before the  Lord regularly in the proper number and in the way prescribed for them.

(ESV)
and whenever burnt offerings were offered to the  Lord on Sabbaths, new moons, and feast days, according to the number required of them, regularly before the  Lord.

2Chr 2:4

(NIV)
Now I am about to build a temple for the Name of the  Lord my God and to dedicate it to him for burning fragrant incense before him, for setting out the consecrated bread regularly, and for making burnt offerings every morning and evening and on the Sabbaths, at the New Moons and at the appointed festivals of the  Lord our God. This is a lasting ordinance for Israel.

(ESV)
Behold, I am about to build a house for the name of the  Lord my God and dedicate it to him for the burning of incense of sweet spices before him, and for the regular arrangement of the showbread, and for burnt offerings morning and evening on the Sabbaths and the new moons and the appointed feasts of the  Lord our God, as ordained forever for Israel.

2Chr 8:13

(NIV)
according to the daily requirement for offerings commanded by Moses for the Sabbaths, the New Moons and the three annual festivals – the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the Festival of Weeks and the Festival of Tabernacles.
(ESV)
as the duty of each day required, offering according to the commandment of Moses for the Sabbaths, the new moons, and the three annual feasts—the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Weeks, and the Feast of Booths.

2Chr 23:4

(NIV)
Now this is what you are to do: a third of you priests and Levites who are going on duty on the Sabbath are to keep watch at the doors,
(ESV)
This is the thing that you shall do: of you priests and Levites who come off duty on the Sabbath, one third shall be gatekeepers,

2Chr 23:8

(NIV)
The Levites and all the men of Judah did just as Jehoiada the priest ordered. Each one took his men – those who were going on duty on the Sabbath and those who were going off duty – for Jehoiada the priest had not released any of the divisions.
(ESV)
The Levites and all Judah did according to all that Jehoiada the priest commanded, and they each brought his men, who were to go off duty on the Sabbath, with those who were to come on duty on the Sabbath, for Jehoiada the priest did not dismiss the divisions.

2Chr 31:3

(NIV)
The king contributed from his own possessions for the morning and evening burnt offerings and for the burnt offerings on the Sabbaths, at the New Moons and at the appointed festivals as written in the Law of the  Lord.
(ESV)
The contribution of the king from his own possessions was for the burnt offerings: the burnt offerings of morning and evening, and the burnt offerings for the Sabbaths, the new moons, and the appointed feasts as it is written in the Law of the  Lord.

2Chr 36:21

(NIV)
The land enjoyed its sabbath rests; all the time of its desolation it rested, until the seventy years were completed in fulfilment of the word of the  Lord spoken by Jeremiah.

(ESV)
to fulfill the word of the  Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed its Sabbaths. All the days that it lay desolate it kept Sabbath, to fulfill seventy years.

Neh 9:14

(NIV)
You made known to them your holy Sabbath and gave them commands, decrees and laws through your servant Moses.
(ESV)
and you made known to them your holy Sabbath and commanded them commandments and statutes and a law by Moses your servant.

Neh 10:31

(NIV)
‘When the neighbouring peoples bring merchandise or grain to sell on the Sabbath, we will not buy from them on the Sabbath or on any holy day. Every seventh year we will forgo working the land and will cancel all debts.

(ESV)
And if the peoples of the land bring in goods or any grain on the Sabbath day to sell, we will not buy from them on the Sabbath or on a holy day. And we will forego the crops of the seventh year and the exaction of every debt.

Neh 10:33

(NIV)
for the bread set out on the table; for the regular grain offerings and burnt offerings; for the offerings on the Sabbaths, at the New Moon feasts and at the appointed festivals; for the holy offerings; for sin offerings to make atonement for Israel; and for all the duties of the house of our God.

(ESV)
for the showbread the regular grain offering the regular burnt offering, the Sabbaths, the new moons, the appointed feasts, the holy things, and the sin offerings to make atonement for Israel, and for all the work of the house of our God.

Neh 13:15

(NIV)
In those days I saw people in Judah treading winepresses on the Sabbath and bringing in grain and loading it on donkeys, together with wine, grapes, figs and all other kinds of loads. And they were bringing all this into Jerusalem on the Sabbath. Therefore I warned them against selling food on that day.
(ESV)
In those days I saw in Judah people treading winepresses on the Sabbath, and bringing in heaps of grain and loading them on donkeys, and also wine, grapes, figs, and all kinds of loads, which they brought into Jerusalem on the Sabbath day. And I warned them on the day when they sold food.

Neh 13:16

(NIV)
People from Tyre who lived in Jerusalem were bringing in fish and all kinds of merchandise and selling them in Jerusalem on the Sabbath to the people of Judah.
(ESV)
Tyrians also, who lived in the city, brought in fish and all kinds of goods and sold them on the Sabbath to the people of Judah, in Jerusalem itself!

Neh 13:17

(NIV)
I rebuked the nobles of Judah and said to them, ‘What is this wicked thing you are doing – desecrating the Sabbath day?
(ESV)
Then I confronted the nobles of Judah and said to them, “What is this evil thing that you are doing profaning the Sabbath day?

Neh 13:18

(NIV)
Didn’t your ancestors do the same things, so that our God brought all this calamity on us and on this city? Now you are stirring up more wrath against Israel by desecrating the Sabbath.’

(ESV)
Did not your fathers act in this way, and did not our God bring all this disaster on us and on this city? Now you are bringing more wrath on Israel by profaning the Sabbath.”

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