12 “Six days do your work,(A) but on the seventh day do not work, so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and so that the slave born in your household and the foreigner living among you may be refreshed.(B)

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13 “Say to the Israelites, ‘You must observe my Sabbaths.(A) This will be a sign(B) between me and you for the generations to come,(C) so you may know that I am the Lord, who makes you holy.(D)

14 “‘Observe the Sabbath, because it is holy to you. Anyone who desecrates it is to be put to death;(E) those who do any work on that day must be cut off from their people. 15 For six days work(F) is to be done, but the seventh day is a day of sabbath rest,(G) holy to the Lord. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day is to be put to death. 16 The Israelites are to observe the Sabbath,(H) celebrating it for the generations to come as a lasting covenant. 17 It will be a sign(I) between me and the Israelites forever, for in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed.(J)’”(K)

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21 “Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest;(A) even during the plowing season and harvest(B) you must rest.

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For six days, work is to be done, but the seventh day shall be your holy day, a day of sabbath(A) rest to the Lord. Whoever does any work on it is to be put to death.(B) Do not light a fire in any of your dwellings on the Sabbath day.(C)

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The Sabbath

“‘There are six days when you may work,(A) but the seventh day is a day of sabbath rest,(B) a day of sacred assembly. You are not to do any work;(C) wherever you live, it is a sabbath to the Lord.

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14 Indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath,(A) the synagogue leader(B) said to the people, “There are six days for work.(C) So come and be healed on those days, not on the Sabbath.”

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