New Living Translation
On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work.
King James Bible
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 made.
Darby Bible Translation
And God had finished on the seventh day his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.
World English Bible
On the seventh day God finished his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.
Young's Literal Translation
and God completeth by the seventh day His work which He hath made, and ceaseth by the seventh day from all His work which He hath made.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:1-3 We have here,
LibraryTurn Away Thine Eyes from Me, Because they have Made Me to Flee Away; Thy Hair is as a Flock of Goats that Appear from Gilead.
It is impossible to conceive the delicacy of the love of God, and the extremity of purity which He requires of souls that are to be His Brides; the perfection of one state is the imperfection of another. Heretofore the Bridegroom rejoiced infinitely that His Spouse never turned her eyes away from Him; now, He desires her not to look at Him; He tells her that her eyes have made Him to flee away. When once the soul has begun to flow into her God, as a river into its original source, she must be wholly …
Madame Guyon—Song of Songs of Solomon
Epistle xiv. To the Count Narses .
Epistle xxxiv. To Eulogius, Bishop.
The Formation of the Old Testament Canon
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."
For all who have entered into God's rest have rested from their labors, just as God did after creating the world.
And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the day when he rested from all his work of creation.
"Remember to observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.
For in six days the LORD made the heavens, the earth, the sea, and everything in them; but on the seventh day he rested. That is why the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and set it apart as holy.
You have six days each week for your ordinary work, but the seventh day must be a Sabbath day of complete rest, a holy day dedicated to the LORD. Anyone who works on the Sabbath must be put to death.
It is a permanent sign of my covenant with the people of Israel. For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, but on the seventh day he stopped working and was refreshed.'"
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