Bible Verse About the Sabbath in the Old and New Testaments

Matthew 12:12, Bible Verses about the Sabbath - In the Old and New Testament

Bible Verses about the Sabbath - These are Sabbath Bible verses. The Sabbath is set for man to observe in order to help people remember God’s grace. On this day, people should stop working but worship God. But when the Lord Jesus came to do His work, He healed the sick on Sabbath day as usual. From this we can experience God’s love. He sees mankind as precious. He doesn’t hope that people only keep the Sabbath but forsake the principles of being a human being.

•  The Sabbath in the Old Testament

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.

- Genesis 2:3

Speak you also to the children of Israel, saying, Truly 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 that does sanctify you.

- Exodus 31:13

Six days shall work be done: but the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation; you shall do no work therein: it is the sabbath of the LORD in all your dwellings.

- Leviticus 23:3

•  The Sabbath in the New Testament

At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were an hungered, and began to pluck the ears of corn and to eat.

- Matthew 12:1

The Lord then answered him, and said, You hypocrite, does not each one of you on the sabbath loose his ox or his ass from the stall, and lead him away to watering?

- Luke 13:15

For the Son of man is Lord even of the sabbath day.

- Matthew 12:8

Extended Reading:
What Does It Mean That Jesus Is the Lord of the Sabbath?

How much then is a man better than a sheep? Why it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.

- Matthew 12:12

And he said to them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath:

- Mark 2:27

Extended Reading:
Lord’s Thoughts of Not Keeping the Sabbath

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