Hebrews 4:4
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New International Version
For somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day in these words: "On the seventh day God rested from all his works."

New Living Translation
We know it is ready because of the place in the Scriptures where it mentions the seventh day: "On the seventh day God rested from all his work."

English Standard Version
For he has somewhere spoken of the seventh day in this way: “And God rested on the seventh day from all his works.”

Berean Study Bible
For somewhere He has spoken about the seventh day in this manner: "And on the seventh day God rested from all His works."

Berean Literal Bible
For He has spoken somewhere concerning the seventh day in this way, "And on the seventh day God rested from all His works."

New American Standard Bible
For He has said somewhere concerning the seventh day: "AND GOD RESTED ON THE SEVENTH DAY FROM ALL HIS WORKS";

King James Bible
For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for somewhere He has spoken about the seventh day in this way: And on the seventh day God rested from all His works.

International Standard Version
Somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day as follows: "On the seventh day God rested from all his actions,"

NET Bible
For he has spoken somewhere about the seventh day in this way: "And God rested on the seventh day from all his works,"

New Heart English Bible
For he has said this somewhere about the seventh day, "God rested on the seventh day from all his works;"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
According to what he said about the Sabbath: “God rested on the seventh day from all his works.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Somewhere in Scripture God has said this about the seventh day: "On the seventh day God rested from all his work."

New American Standard 1977
For He has thus said somewhere concerning the seventh day, “AND GOD RESTED ON THE SEVENTH DAY FROM ALL HIS WORKS”;

Jubilee Bible 2000
For he spoke in a certain place of the seventh day like this, And God rested the seventh day from all his works.

King James 2000 Bible
For he spoke in a certain place of the seventh day in this way, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.

American King James Version
For he spoke in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.

American Standard Version
For he hath said somewhere of the seventh day on this wise, And God rested on the seventh day from all his works;

Douay-Rheims Bible
For in a certain place he spoke of the seventh day thus: And God rested the seventh day from all his works.

Darby Bible Translation
For he has said somewhere of the seventh [day] thus, And God rested on the seventh day from all his works:

English Revised Version
For he hath said somewhere of the seventh day on this wise, And God rested on the seventh day from all his works;

Webster's Bible Translation
For he spoke in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God rested the seventh day from all his works.

Weymouth New Testament
For, as we know, when speaking of the seventh day He has used the words, "And God rested on the seventh day from all His works;"

World English Bible
For he has said this somewhere about the seventh day, "God rested on the seventh day from all his works;"

Young's Literal Translation
for He spake in a certain place concerning the seventh day thus: 'And God did rest in the seventh day from all His works;'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:1-10 The privileges we have under the gospel, are greater than any had under the law of Moses, though the same gospel for substance was preached under both Testaments. There have been in all ages many unprofitable hearers; and unbelief is at the root of all unfruitfulness under the word. Faith in the hearer is the life of the word. But it is a painful consequence of partial neglect, and of a loose and wavering profession, that they often cause men to seem to come short. Let us then give diligence, that we may have a clear entrance into the kingdom of God. As God finished his work, and then rested from it, so he will cause those who believe, to finish their work, and then to enjoy their rest. It is evident, that there is a more spiritual and excellent sabbath remaining for the people of God, than that of the seventh day, or that into which Joshua led the Jews. This rest is, a rest of grace, and comfort, and holiness, in the gospel state. And a rest in glory, where the people of God shall enjoy the end of their faith, and the object of all their desires. The rest, or sabbatism, which is the subject of the apostle's reasoning, and as to which he concludes that it remains to be enjoyed, is undoubtedly the heavenly rest, which remains to the people of God, and is opposed to a state of labour and trouble in this world. It is the rest they shall obtain when the Lord Jesus shall appear from heaven. But those who do not believe, shall never enter into this spiritual rest, either of grace here or glory hereafter. God has always declared man's rest to be in him, and his love to be the only real happiness of the soul; and faith in his promises, through his Son, to be the only way of entering that rest.
Study Bible
The Sabbath Rest
3Now we who have believed enter that rest. As for the others, it is just as God has said: “So I swore on oath in my anger, ‘They shall never enter My rest.’” And yet His works have been finished since the foundation of the world. 4For somewhere He has spoken about the seventh day in this manner: “And on the seventh day God rested from all His works.” 5And again, as He says in the passage above: “They shall never enter My rest.”…
Cross References
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 20:11
"For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the 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.

Exodus 31:17
"It is a sign between Me and the sons of Israel forever; for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, but on the seventh day He ceased from labor, and was refreshed."

Deuteronomy 5:14
but the seventh day is a sabbath of the LORD your God; in 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 cattle or your sojourner who stays with you, so that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you.

Hebrews 2:6
But somewhere it is testified in these words: "What is man, that You are mindful of him, or the son of man, that You care for him?

Hebrews 4:10
For whoever enters God's rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from His.
Treasury of Scripture

For he spoke in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.

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Hebrews 2:6 But one in a certain place testified, saying, What is man, that you …

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Genesis 2:1,2 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them…

Exodus 20:11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all …

Exodus 31:17 It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for …

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