15 In those days I saw people in Judah treading winepresses on the Sabbath and bringing in grain and loading it on donkeys, together with wine, grapes, figs and all other kinds of loads. And they were bringing all this into Jerusalem on the Sabbath.(A) Therefore I warned them against selling food on that day.

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Blessed(A) is the one who does this—
    the person who holds it fast,
who keeps the Sabbath(B) without desecrating it,
    and keeps their hands from doing any evil.”

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13 “If you keep your feet from breaking the Sabbath(A)
    and from doing as you please on my holy day,
if you call the Sabbath a delight(B)
    and the Lord’s holy day honorable,
and if you honor it by not going your own way
    and not doing as you please or speaking idle words,(C)

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