Genesis 2:3
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.
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Genesis 2:2
And by the seventh day God had finished the work He had been doing; so on that day He rested from all His work.

Genesis 2:4
This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made them.

Exodus 16:23
He told them, "This is what the LORD has said: 'Tomorrow is a day of solemn rest, a holy Sabbath to the LORD. So bake what you want to bake, and boil what you want to boil. Then set aside whatever remains and keep it until morning.'"

Exodus 20:11
For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth and the sea and all that is in them, but on the seventh day He rested. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and set it apart as holy.

Exodus 31:17
It is a sign between Me and the Israelites forever; for in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, but on the seventh day He rested and was refreshed.'"

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Exodus 16:22-30
On the sixth day, they gathered twice as much food--two omers per person--and all the leaders of the congregation came and reported this to Moses. . . .

Exodus 20:8-11
Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. . . .

Exodus 23:12
For six days you are to do your work, but on the seventh day you must cease, so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your maidservant may be refreshed, as well as the foreign resident.

Exodus 31:13-17
"Tell the Israelites, 'Surely you must observe My Sabbaths, for 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 sanctifies you. . . .

Exodus 34:21
Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even in plowing and harvesting seasons, you must rest.

Exodus 35:2, 3
For six days work shall be done, but on the seventh day you are to have a holy Sabbath of complete rest to the LORD. Anyone who does work on that day must be put to death. . . .

Leviticus 23:3
For six days work may be done, but the seventh day is to be a Sabbath of complete rest, a day of sacred assembly. You are not to do any work; wherever you live, it is a Sabbath to the LORD.

Leviticus 25:2, 3
"Speak to the Israelites and say, 'When you enter the land I am giving you, the land itself must observe a Sabbath to the LORD. . . .

Deuteronomy 5:12-14
Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy, as the LORD your God has commanded you. . . .

Nehemiah 9:14
You revealed to them Your holy Sabbath, and gave them commandments and statutes and laws through Your servant Moses.

Nehemiah 13:15-22
In those days I saw people in Judah treading wine presses on the Sabbath and bringing in grain and loading it on donkeys, along with wine, grapes, and figs. All kinds of goods were being brought into Jerusalem on the Sabbath day. So I warned them against selling food on that day. . . .

Proverbs 10:22
The blessing of the LORD enriches, and He adds no sorrow to it.

Isaiah 56:2-7
Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath without profaning it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil." . . .

Isaiah 58:13, 14
If you turn your foot from breaking the Sabbath, from doing as you please on My holy day, if you call the Sabbath a delight, and the LORD's holy day honorable, if you honor it by not going your own way or seeking your own pleasure or speaking idle words, . . .

Jeremiah 17:21-27
This is what the LORD says: Take heed for yourselves; do not carry a load or bring it through the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day. . . .

Ezekiel 20:12
I also gave them My Sabbaths as a sign between us, so that they would know that I am the LORD who sanctifies them.

Mark 2:27
Then Jesus told them, "The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.

Luke 23:56
Then they returned to prepare spices and perfumes. And they rested on the Sabbath according to the commandment.

Hebrews 4:4-10
For somewhere He has spoken about the seventh day in this manner: "And on the seventh day God rested from all His works." . . .

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