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Definition of Sabbath

Sabbath

  1. A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of which was enjoined upon the Jews in the Decalogue, and has been continued by the Christian church with a transference of the day observed from the last to the first day of the week, which is called also Lord's Day.
  2. The seventh year, observed among the Israelites as one of rest and festival.
  3. Fig.: A time of rest or repose; intermission of pain, effort, sorrow, or the like.

Sabbath Quotations

You know, it's ironic to me that Christians want to keep the Ten Commandments in our schools, because Christianity has abrogated four of the Ten Commandments. For example, the Sabbath day according to the Ten Commandments is Saturday, not Sunday. And the reason is because God rested, not because Jesus was resurrected.
Alan Dershowitz

Keeping the Sabbath day holy is much more than just physical rest. It involves spiritual renewal and worship.
James E. Faust

What is worthy or unworthy on the Sabbath day will have to be judged by each of us by trying to be honest with the Lord. On the Sabbath day, we should do what we have to do and what we ought to do in an attitude of worshipfulness and then limit our other activities.
James E. Faust

The people who misuse the Sabbath lose the blessings of spiritual food and growth promised to those who keep this commandment.
Joseph B. Wirthlin

Who's the new Ramones, who's the new Guns 'N Roses, who's the new Motley Crue, who's the new Black Sabbath? They're coming, they're on the street, they're 16, 17 years old.
Nikki Sixx
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Sabbath Translations

sabbath in Latin is sabbatum
sabbath in Spanish is sabat
sabbath in Swedish is sabbat
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