8 “Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work,10 but the seventh day is a sabbath of the Lord your God; in ityou shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter, your male or your female servant or your cattle or your sojourner who [a]stays with you.11 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.
12 “Six days you are to do your work, but on the seventh day you shall cease from labor so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female slave, as well as [a]your stranger, may refresh themselves.
Nehemiah 9:13-14New American Standard Bible (NASB)
13 “Then You came down on Mount Sinai, And spoke with them from heaven; You gave them just ordinances and true laws, Good statutes and commandments. 14 “So You made known to them Your holy sabbath, And laid down for them commandments, statutes and law, Through Your servant Moses.
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