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#2. GREEK WORD STUDIES
σάββατον 'sabbaton' meaning 'Sabbath' Strong's 4521

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Introduction 2.1

This is a thorough bible study about the meaning of the Greek word σάββατον, 'sabbaton' translated 'Sabbath', Strong's 4521. It includes every verse where the word 'σάββατον' appears in the New Testament. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word sabbaton appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Greek, with the exception of case endings, the suffixes and prepositions are not added to the basic word as in Hebrew, so these have not been been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.1 Scriptures for σάββατον 'sabbaton' meaning 'Sabbath' Strong's 4521

Matthew 12:1 At that time Jesus went on the Sabbath day through the grain fields; and his disciples were hungry, and began to pluck the ears of grain, and to eat.
12:2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to him, Behold, your disciples are doing that which is not lawful to do on the Sabbath day.
12:5 Or have you not read in the law, how that on the Sabbath days the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath, and are blameless?
12:8 For the Son of man is Lord also of the Sabbath day.
12:10 And, behold, there was a man who had his hand withered. And they asked him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath days? that they might accuse him.
12:11 And he said to them, What man shall there be among you, who shall have one sheep, and if it falls into a pit on the Sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out?
12:12 How much then is a man better than a sheep? Therefore it is lawful to do well on the Sabbath days.
24:20 But pray you that your flight is not in the winter, nor on the Sabbath day:
28:1 But late the night after the Sabbath, at the dawning into one day after the Sabbath, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.

Mark 1:21 And they went into Capernaum; and immediately on the Sabbath day he entered into the synagogue, and taught.
2:23 And it came to pass, that he went through the grain fields on the Sabbath day; and his disciples began to pluck the ears of grain as they went.
2:24 And the Pharisees said to him, Behold, why do they on the Sabbath day do that which is not lawful?
2:27 And he said to them, The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath:
2:28 Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the Sabbath.
3:2 And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the Sabbath day; that they might accuse him.
3:4 And he says to them, Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill? But they held their peace.
6:2 And when the Sabbath day came, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From where does this man have these things? and what wisdom is this which is given to him, that even such mighty works are done by his hands?
16:1 And the Sabbath having passed, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.
16:2 And very early in the morning during one night from the Sabbath, they came to the tomb as the sun was rising.
16:9 And having risen, early the first day after the Sabbath, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven demons.

Luke 4:16 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up to read.
4:31 And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the Sabbath days.
6:1 And it came to pass on the second Sabbath after the first, that he went through the grain fields; and his disciples plucked the ears of grain, and ate, rubbing them in their hands.
6:2 And certain of the Pharisees said to them, Why do you do that which is not lawful to do on the Sabbath days?
6:5 And he said to them, That the Son of man is Lord also of the Sabbath.
6:6 And it came to pass also on another Sabbath, that he entered into the synagogue and taught: and there was a man whose right hand was withered.
6:7 And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the Sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.
6:9 Then said Jesus to them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the Sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?
13:10 And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath.
13:14 And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the Sabbath day, and said to the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the Sabbath day.
13:15 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?
13:16 And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the Sabbath day?
14:1 And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the Sabbath day, that they watched him.
14:3 And Jesus answering spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath day?
14:4 And they held their peace. And he took him, and healed him, and let him go;
14:5 And answered them, saying, Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into a pit, and will not immediately pull him out on the Sabbath day?
18:12 I fast twice during the Sabbath, I give tithes of all that I possess.
23:54 And that day was the preparation, and the Sabbath drew on.
23:55 And the women also, who came with him from Galilee, followed after, and saw the tomb, and how his body was laid.
23:56 And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the Sabbath day according to the commandment.
24:1 But on one day from the Sabbath, very early in the morning, they came to the tomb, they came to the tomb, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.

John 5:9 And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and walked: and on the same day was the Sabbath.
5:10 The Jews therefore said to him who was healed, It is the Sabbath day: it is not lawful for you to carry your bed.
5:16 And therefore the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he had done these things on the Sabbath day.
5:17 But Jesus answered them, My Father works until now, and I work.
5:18 Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the Sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.
7:22 Moses therefore gave to you circumcision; (not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers;) and you on the Sabbath day circumcise a man.
7:23 If a man on the Sabbath day receive circumcision, that the law of Moses should not be broken; are you angry at me, because I have made a man completely whole on the Sabbath day?
9:14 And it was the Sabbath day when Jesus made the clay, and opened his eyes.
9:16 Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he does not keep the Sabbath day. Others said, How can a man who is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.
19:31 The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the Sabbath day, (for great was that Sabbath day,) entreated Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.
20:1 And on one day from the Sabbath, Mary Magdalene comes early, when it was yet dark, to the tomb, and sees the stone taken away from the tomb.
20:19 Then it being evening on that day, one day from the Sabbath, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and says to them, Peace be to you.

Acts 1:12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called the mount of olives, which is from Jerusalem a Sabbath day's journey.
13:14 But when they departed from Perga, they came to Antioch in Pisidia, and went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and sat down.
13:27 For those who dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they did not know him, nor yet the voices of the prophets who are read every Sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.
13:42 And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles entreated that these words might be preached to them the next Sabbath.
13:44 And the next Sabbath day almost the whole city came together to hear the word of God.
15:21 For Moses of old time has in every city those who preach him, being read in the synagogues every Sabbath day.
16:13 And on the Sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where it was customary for prayer to be made; and we sat down, and spoke to the women who resorted there.
17:2 And Paul, as his manner was, went in to them, and three Sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures,
18:4 And he reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.
20:7 And on one night from the Sabbath, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached to them, ready to depart on the next day; and continued his speech until midnight.

1 Corinthians 16:2 On one day from the Sabbath let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him, that there are no gatherings when I come.

Colossians 2:16 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or drink offerings, or offerings in respect of a feast, or of the new moon, or of the Sabbath days:

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