The Seventh Day, God Rests

Genesis 2

1 Thus the heavens and the earth, and a all the host of them, were finished. 2 b And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. 3 Then God c blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made.

  1. Cross References
    Psalms 33:6
    By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And all the host of them by the breath of His mouth.
  2. Cross References
    Exodus 20:9 - 11
    Six days you shall labor and do all your work.
    Exodus 31:17
    'It is a sign between Me and the children of Israel forever; for in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day He rested and was refreshed.'"
    Hebrews 4:4
    For He has spoken in a certain place of the seventh day in this way: "And God rested on the seventh day from all His works".
    Hebrews 4:10
    For he who has entered His rest has himself also ceased from his works as God did from His.
  3. Cross References
    Isaiah 58:13
    If you turn away your foot from the Sabbath, From doing your pleasure on My holy day, And call the Sabbath a delight, The holy day of the LORD honorable, And shall honor Him, not doing your own ways, Nor finding your own pleasure, Nor speaking your own words.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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