12 (A)Six days you shall do your work, and on the seventh day you shall rest, that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female servant and the stranger may be refreshed.

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13 “Speak also to the children of Israel, saying: (A)‘Surely My Sabbaths you shall keep, for it is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am the Lord who (B)sanctifies[a] you. 14 (C)You shall keep the Sabbath, therefore, for it is holy to you. Everyone who [b]profanes it shall surely be put to death; for (D)whoever does any work on it, that person shall be cut off from among his people. 15 Work shall be done for (E)six days, but the (F)seventh is the Sabbath of rest, holy to the Lord. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death. 16 Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant.

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  1. Exodus 31:13 consecrates
  2. Exodus 31:14 defiles

(A)You shall [a]keep My Sabbaths and reverence My sanctuary:

I am the Lord.

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  1. Leviticus 26:2 observe

12 (A)‘Observe the Sabbath day, to [a]keep it holy, as the Lord your God commanded you.

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  1. Deuteronomy 5:12 sanctify it