Luke 23:56
Good News Translation
Then they went back home and prepared the spices and perfumes for the body. On the Sabbath they rested, as the Law commanded.

Contemporary English Version
Then they went to prepare some sweet-smelling spices for his burial. But on the Sabbath they rested, as the Law of Moses commands.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And returning, they prepared spices and ointments: and on the sabbath day they rested, according to the commandment.

New American Bible
they returned and prepared spices and perfumed oils. Then they rested on the sabbath according to the commandment.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

prepared.

Luke 24:1 And on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came to the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared.

2 Chronicles 16:14 And they buried him in his own sepulchre, which he had made for himself in the city of David: and they laid him on his bed full of spices and odoriferous ointments, which were made by the art of the perfumers, and they burnt them over him with very great pomp.

Mark 16:1 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalen and Mary the mother of James and Salome bought sweet spices, that coming, they might anoint Jesus.

rested.

Exodus 20:8-10 Remember that thou keep holy the sabbath day. . . .

Exodus 31:14 keep you my sabbath: for it is holy unto you: he that shall profane it, shall be put to death: he that shall do any work in it, his soul shall perish out of the midst of his people.

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. . . .

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 17:24,25 And it shall come to pass: if you will hearken to me, saith the Lord, to bring in no burdens by the gates of this city on the sabbath day: and if you will sanctify the sabbath day, to do no work therein: . . .

Context
The Burial of Jesus
55And the women that were come with him from Galilee, following after, saw the sepulchre and how his body was laid. 56And returning, they prepared spices and ointments: and on the sabbath day they rested, according to the commandment.
Cross References
Exodus 20:10
But on the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: thou shalt do no work on it, thou nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy beast, nor the stranger that is within thy gates.

Deuteronomy 5:14
The seventh is the day of the sabbath, that is, the rest of the Lord thy God. Thou shalt not do any work therein, thou nor thy son nor thy daughter, nor thy manservant nor thy maidservant, nor thy ox, nor thy ass, nor any of thy beasts, nor the stranger that is within thy gates: that thy manservant and thy maidservant may rest, even as thyself.

Mark 16:1
And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalen and Mary the mother of James and Salome bought sweet spices, that coming, they might anoint Jesus.

Luke 24:1
And on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came to the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared.

Additional Translations
Then they returned to prepare spices and perfumes. And they rested on the Sabbath according to the commandment.

And having returned, they prepared spices and anointing oils. And they rested indeed on the Sabbath according to the commandment.

And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.

And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments. And on the sabbath they rested according to the commandment.

And having returned they prepared aromatic spices and ointments, and remained quiet on the sabbath, according to the commandment.

And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments. And on the sabbath they rested according to the commandment.

And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested on the sabbath, according to the commandment.

Then they returned, and prepared spices and perfumes. On the Sabbath they rested in obedience to the Commandment.

They returned, and prepared spices and ointments. On the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment.

and having turned back, they made ready spices and ointments, and on the sabbath, indeed, they rested, according to the command.
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