New International Version
Keep my Sabbaths holy, that they may be a sign between us. Then you will know that I am the LORD your God."
King James Bible
And hallow my sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between me and you, that ye may know that I am the LORD your God.
Darby Bible Translation
and hallow my sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between me and you, that ye may know that I [am] Jehovah your God.
World English Bible
and make my Sabbaths holy; and they shall be a sign between me and you, that you may know that I am Yahweh your God.
Young's Literal Translation
And My sabbaths sanctify, And they have been for a sign between Me and you, To know that I, Jehovah, am your God.
Ezekiel 20:20 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But I said unto their children - These I chose in their fathers' stead; and to them I purposed to give the inheritance which their fathers by disobedience lost.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryTen Reasons Demonstrating the Commandment of the Sabbath to be Moral.
1. Because all the reasons of this commandment are moral and perpetual; and God has bound us to the obedience of this commandment with more forcible reasons than to any of the rest--First, because he foresaw that irreligious men would either more carelessly neglect, or more boldly break this commandment than any other; secondly, because that in the practice of this commandment the keeping of all the other consists; which makes God so often complain that all his worship is neglected or overthrown, …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
"Say to the Israelites, 'You must observe my Sabbaths. This will be a sign between me and you for the generations to come, so you may know that I am the LORD, who makes you holy.
Blessed is the one who does this-- the person who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it, and keeps their hands from doing any evil."
Do not bring a load out of your houses or do any work on the Sabbath, but keep the Sabbath day holy, as I commanded your ancestors.
But if you are careful to obey me, declares the LORD, and bring no load through the gates of this city on the Sabbath, but keep the Sabbath day holy by not doing any work on it,
Also I gave them my Sabbaths as a sign between us, so they would know that I the LORD made them holy.
I defiled them through their gifts--the sacrifice of every firstborn--that I might fill them with horror so they would know that I am the LORD.'
"'In any dispute, the priests are to serve as judges and decide it according to my ordinances. They are to keep my laws and my decrees for all my appointed festivals, and they are to keep my Sabbaths holy.
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