By the seventh day(A) God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.(B)

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When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, “Look! Your disciples are doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath.”(A)

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27 Then he said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man,(A) not man for the Sabbath.(B)

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For somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day in these words: “On the seventh day God rested from all his works.”[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 4:4 Gen. 2:2
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