New American Standard Bible
"Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
King James Bible
Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Darby Bible Translation
Remember the sabbath day to hallow it.
World English Bible
"Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Young's Literal Translation
'Remember the Sabbath-day to sanctify it;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Remember the sabbath day - There is no distinct evidence that the Sabbath, as a formal ordinance, was recognized before the time of Moses (compare Nehemiah 9:14; Ezekiel 20:10-12; Deuteronomy 5:15). The word "remember" may either be used in the sense of "keep in mind" what is here enjoined for the first time, or it may refer back to what is related in Exodus 16:22-26.
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"Thou shalt have no other gods before Me." --EXODUS xx. 1-11. If we kept that commandment all the other commandments would be obeyed. If we secure this queen-bee we are given the swarm. To put nothing "before" God! What is left in the circle of obedience? God first, always and everywhere. Nothing allowed to usurp His throne for an hour! I was once allowed to sit on an earthly throne for a few seconds, but even that is not to be allowed with the throne of God. Nothing is to share His sovereignty, …
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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.
then he said to them, "This is what the LORD meant: Tomorrow is a sabbath observance, a holy sabbath to the LORD. Bake what you will bake and boil what you will boil, and all that is left over put aside to be kept until morning."
"Six days you are to do your work, but on the seventh day you shall cease from labor so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female slave, as well as your stranger, may refresh themselves.
"But as for you, speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'You shall surely observe My sabbaths; for this is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am the LORD who sanctifies you.
'For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, holy to the LORD; whoever does any work on the sabbath day shall surely be put to death.
'Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the LORD your God.
'You shall keep My sabbaths and reverence My sanctuary; I am the LORD.
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