Bible: Exodus 31:14-17

31:14 So you must keep the Sabbath, for it is holy for you. Everyone who defiles it 1  must surely be put to death; indeed, 2  if anyone does 3  any 4  work on it, then that person will be cut off from among his 5  people. 31:15 Six days 6  work may be done, 7  but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of complete rest, 8  holy to the Lord; anyone who does work on the Sabbath day must surely be put to death. 31:16 The Israelites must keep the Sabbath by observing the Sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant. 31:17 It is a sign between me and the Israelites forever; for in six days 9  the Lord made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed.’ 10 

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