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  • Re: Which Day Is the 'Christian' Sabbath: Saturday or Sunday?
    • Ken Sublett (Login Ken.Sublett)
      ConcernedMembersMadison
      Posted Jul 20, 2017 10:43 PM

      God doesn't get tired but He rested on the seventh day because all of the work had been done. The Sabbath means to rest after 6 days of work. That probably was to prevent the landlords from making the people work without ceasing.

      Ex. 31:14 Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

      Defile is the Chalal form or Halal: to defile,

      2490. chalal, (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively, to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one’s word), to begin (as if by an “opening wedge”); denom. (from 2485) to play (the flute):—begin (x men began), defile, x break, defile, x eat (as common things), x first, x gather the grape thereof, x take inheritance, pipe, PLAYER on instruments, pollute, (cast as) profane (self), prostitute, slay (slain), sorrow, stain, wound

      Ex. 31:15 Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the Lord: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.

      Ex. 34:21 Six days thou shalt work, but on the seventh day thou shalt rest: in earing time and in harvest thou shalt rest.

      Ex. 31:14 Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you:
      every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death:
      for whosoever doeth any work therein,
      that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

      KEEP the sabbath never meant WORSHIP on the REST day for the spiritual people of God.

      Keep: H8104 shâmar shaw-mar' A primitive root; properly to hedge about (as with thorns), that is, guard; generally to protect, attend to, etc.:—beware, be circumspect, take heed (to self), keep (-er, self), mark, look narrowly, observe, preserve, regard, reserve, save (self), sure, (that lay) wait (for), watch (-man).

      Keep in Latin: Custodio II. With the access. idea of hindering free motion, A. In gen., to hold something back, to preserve, keep:

      To keep precepts or laws: Regula a rule, pattern, measuring rod, formula sermonis
      Loquor to speak, talk, say (sermo in the lang. of common life, in the tone of conversation

      Custodio: hold something back, preserve, hinder free motion, watch, preserve. hold back simulation.

      Simulatio hold back . a falsely assumed appearance, a false show, feigning, shamming, pretence, feint, insincerity, deceit, hypocrisy, simulation, pretend to be under a divine command.

      WORK WHICH WAS INCLUDED:

      4397. mal}ak, mal-awk´; from an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy; a messenger; specifically, of God, i.e. an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher):—ambassador, angel, king, messenger.

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