New Living Translation
And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the day when he rested from all his work of creation.
King James Bible
And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.
Darby Bible Translation
And God blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it, because that on it he rested from all his work which God had created in making it.
World English Bible
God blessed the seventh day, and made it holy, because he rested in it from all his work which he had created and made.
Young's Literal Translation
And God blesseth the seventh day, and sanctifieth it, for in it He hath ceased from all His work which God had prepared for making.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:1-3 We have here,
LibraryTurn Away Thine Eyes from Me, Because they have Made Me to Flee Away; Thy Hair is as a Flock of Goats that Appear from Gilead.
It is impossible to conceive the delicacy of the love of God, and the extremity of purity which He requires of souls that are to be His Brides; the perfection of one state is the imperfection of another. Heretofore the Bridegroom rejoiced infinitely that His Spouse never turned her eyes away from Him; now, He desires her not to look at Him; He tells her that her eyes have made Him to flee away. When once the soul has begun to flow into her God, as a river into its original source, she must be wholly …
Madame Guyon—Song of Songs of Solomon
Epistle xiv. To the Count Narses .
Epistle xxxiv. To Eulogius, Bishop.
The Formation of the Old Testament Canon
On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work.
This is the account of the creation of the heavens and the earth. When the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,
He told them, "This is what the LORD commanded: Tomorrow will be a day of complete rest, a holy Sabbath day set apart for the LORD. So bake or boil as much as you want today, and set aside what is left for tomorrow."
For in six days the LORD made the heavens, the earth, the sea, and everything in them; but on the seventh day he rested. That is why the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and set it apart as holy.
It is a permanent sign of my covenant with the people of Israel. For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, but on the seventh day he stopped working and was refreshed.'"
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