Sabbath

Sabbath (θ) or a sabbath is generally a weekly day of rest or time of worship. It is observed differently in Abrahamic religions and informs a similar occasion in several other practices. Although many viewpoints and definitions have arisen over the millennia, most originate in the same textual tradition. The term has been used to describe a simi...
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Sabbath

(from shavat, `cease,` or `desist`), day of holiness and rest observed by Jews from sunset on Friday to nightfall of the following day. The time ... [9 related articles]
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Sabbath

[n] - a day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians
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Sabbath

• (n.) The seventh year, observed among the Israelites as one of rest and festival. • (n.) Fig.: A time of rest or repose; intermission of pain, effort, sorrow, or the like. • (n.) A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of which was enjoined upon the Jews in the Decalogue, and has been...
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Sabbath

noun a day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians; Saturday for the Jews and a few Christians; Friday for Muslims
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Sabbath

Sab'bath noun [ Middle English sabat , sabbat , French sabbat , Latin sabbatum , Greek sa`bbaton , from Hebrew shabbāth , from shābath to rest from labor. Confer Sabbat .] 1. A season or day of rest; one day in seven ...
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Sabbath

A day of religious observance and refraining from work, kept by Jews from Friday evening to Saturday evening.
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Sabbath

Holy Day of the Jews, a day of rest and joy that begins Friday evening and ends Saturday evening. He recalls the creation of the world that God himself has sanctified this day and that he has freed the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. In the ritual customs, wine plays an important role, see below kosher wine,
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Sabbath

Sabbath [Heb.,=repose], in Judaism, last day of the week (Saturday), observed as a rest day for the twenty-five hours commencing with sundown on Friday. In the biblical account of creation (Gen. 1) the seventh day is set as a Sabbath to mark God's rest after his work. In Jewish law, starting with bo...
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Sabbath

The Jewish holy day, from sunset on Friday to sunset on Saturday. Also used by some Christian denominations for Sunday.
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Sabbath

The last day of the week, considered the day of rest by Jews according to the Book of Genesis. On this day, God rested after creating the universe, and therefore observers are forbidden from working. Over time, the Sabbath became known as a day of worship. Jews and Seventh-day Adventists observe the Sabbath on Saturday, while many Christians observ...
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Sabbath

The seventh day of the week, commanded by God in the Old Testament as a sacred day of rest after his creation of the world; in Judaism, from sunset Friday to sunset Saturday; in Christianity, Sunday...
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Sabbath

The seventh day of the week, commanded by God in the Old Testament as a sacred day of rest after his creation of the world; in Judaism, from sunset Friday to sunset Saturday; in Christianity, Sunday (or, in some sects, Saturday). Keeping the Sabbath is one of the Ten Commandments. Some Christians regard Sunday as the first day of the week b...
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