Genesis 2:3
Good News Translation
He blessed the seventh day and set it apart as a special day, because by that day he had completed his creation and stopped working.

Contemporary English Version
God blessed the seventh day and made it special, because on that day he rested from his work.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

New American Bible
God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work he had done in creation.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

blessed.

Exodus 16:22-30 But on the sixth day they gathered twice as much, that is, two gomors every man: and all the rulers of the multitude came, and told Moses. . . .

Exodus 20:8-11 Remember that thou keep holy the sabbath day. . . .

Exodus 23:12 Six days thou shalt work: the seventh day thou shalt cease, that thy ox and thy ass may rest: and the son of thy handmaid and the stranger may be refreshed.

Exodus 31:13-17 Speak to the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: See that you keep my sabbath; because it is a sign between me and you in your generations that you may know that I am the Lord, who sanctify you. . . .

Exodus 34:21 Six days shalt thou work, the seventh day thou shalt cease to plough and to reap.

Exodus 35:2,3 Six days you shall do work; the seventh day shall be holy unto you, the sabbath and the rest of the Lord: he that shall do any work on it, shall be put to death. . . .

Leviticus 23:3 Six days shall ye do work: the seventh day, because it is the rest of the sabbath, shall be called holy. You shall do no work on that day: it is the sabbath of the Lord in all your habitations.

Leviticus 25:2,3 Speak to the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: When you shall have entered into the land which I will give you, observe the rest of the sabbath of the Lord. . . .

Deuteronomy 5:12-14 Observe the day of the sabbath, to sanctify it, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee. . . .

Nehemiah 9:14 Thou madest known to them thy holy sabbath, and didst prescribe to them commandments, and ceremonies, and the law by the hand of Moses thy servant.

Nehemiah 13:15-22 In those days I saw in Juda some treading the presses on the sabbath, and carrying sheaves, and lading asses with wine, and grapes, and figs, and all manner of burthens, and bringing them into Jerusalem on the sabbath day. And I charged them that they should sell on a day on which it was lawful to sell. . . .

Proverbs 10:22 A fool worketh mischief as it were for sport: but wisdom is prudence to a man.

Isaiah 56:2-7 Blessed is the man that doth this, and the son of man that shall lay hold on this: that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, that keepeth his hands from doing any evil. . . .

Isaiah 58:13,14 If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy own will in my holy day, and call the sabbath delightful, and the holy of the Lord glorious, and glorify him, while thou dost not thy own ways, and thy own will is not found, to speak a word: . . .

Jeremiah 17:21-27 Thus saith the Lord: Take heed to your souls, and carry no burdens on the sabbath day: and bring them not in by the gates of Jerusalem. . . .

Ezekiel 20:12 Moreover I gave them also my sabbaths, to be a sign between me and them: and that they might know that I am the Lord that sanctify them.

Mark 2:27 And he said to them: The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath.

Luke 23:56 And returning, they prepared spices and ointments: and on the sabbath day they rested, according to the commandment.

Hebrews 4:4-10 For in a certain place he spoke of the seventh day thus: And God rested the seventh day from all his works. . . .

created and made.

Context
The Seventh Day
2And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made: and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had done. 3And he blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.
Cross References
Genesis 2:2
And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made: and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had done.

Genesis 2:4
These are the generations of the heaven and the earth, when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the heaven and the earth:

Exodus 16:23
And he said to them: This is what the Lord hath spoken: To morrow is the rest of the sabbath sanctified to the Lord. Whatsoever work is to be done, do it; and the meats that are to be dressed, dress them; and whatsoever shall remain, lay it up until the morning.

Exodus 20:11
For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and the sea, and all things that are in them, and rested on the seventh day: therefore the Lord blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it.

Exodus 31:17
Between me and the children of Israel, and a perpetual sign. For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and in the seventh he ceased from work.

Additional Translations
Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because on that day He rested from all the work of creation that He had accomplished.And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

And God blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it; because that in it he rested from all his work which God had created and made.

And God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it he ceased from all his works which God began to do.

And God blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it, because that on it he rested from all his work which God had created in making it.

And God blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it: because that in it he rested from all his work which God had created and made.

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

God blessed the seventh day, and made it holy, because he rested in it from all his work which he had created and made.

And God blesseth the seventh day, and sanctifieth it, for in it He hath ceased from all His work which God had prepared for making.
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