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) Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy,(C) because on it he rested(D) from all the work of creating(E) that he had done.

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11 For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth,(A) the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested(B) on the seventh day.(C) Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

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17 It will be a sign(A) 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.(B)’”(C)

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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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17 In his defense Jesus said to them, “My Father(A) is always at his work(B) to this very day, and I too am working.”

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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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