Exodus 20:11

“For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For in sixe dayes the Lord made heauen and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seuenth day: wherefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day, and halowed it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day; therefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day and made it holy.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for in six days Jehovah made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore Jehovah blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and the sea, and everything in them, and he took his rest on the seventh day: for this reason the Lord has given his blessing to the seventh day and made it holy.
- Basic English Bible

For in six days Jehovah made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day; therefore Jehovah blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
- Darby Bible

For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath-day, and hallowed it.
- Webster's Bible

for in six days Yahweh made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day; therefore Yahweh blessed the Sabbath day, and made it holy.
- World English Bible

for six days hath Jehovah made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that [is] in them, and resteth in the seventh day; therefore hath Jehovah blessed the Sabbath-day, and doth sanctify it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested on the seventh day; wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Exodus 20

  • Irene123
    The 'sabbath' has been researched - by Jesus Himself, no less - Mk. 2:27.
  • A disciple
    We cannot come to God without His guidance and direction and protection; for we would perish instantly in His presence. From the beginning, the word of our redemption and salvation was uttered by God and it is all under His authority that we even be allowed to live. The commandments are for us to learn from Him, to seek His nature as our example, to become like Him; because that's why we are made.
  • Peter

    to Jeanette
    I have been thinking of replying to your comment but i did't know why. Then later i though of it, your comment makes me feel good. Thank you. I like it, it just makes me feel good.
    Have a good day, keep up the good work.
  • Jamie
    Jesus is our sabbath rest. For a Christian every day is a day of worship. Legalism doesn't help further the gospel. Colossians 2v16.
  • Mary johnson
    I believe with every fiber of my being that Gods commandments are true and binding. All ten of them. God does not change. The very one commandment God said to remember to keep holy is the very one MOST do not keep holy. The Roman Catholic church admits that they changed God' 7th day Sabbath to the 1st day of the week. Only God in heaven has the authority. Not any man on this earth. Research it !
  • Peter
    I think that I have it figured out. We should naturally know how to respect GOD; but unfortunately we do not know maybe and i even think that we do not know how to respect others and even our earthy father or Dads. God tells us he will hold us responsible for taking his name in vane because that surely shows disrespect; and He make sure that there is no mistake about this as He is telling you.

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