Definitions for Sabbathˈsæb əθ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sabbath(noun)

    a day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians; Saturday for the Jews and a few Christians; Friday for Muslims


  1. Sabbath(ProperNoun)

    The Biblical seventh day of the week, observed as a day of rest in Judaism, Advent, or Baptism, starting at sundown on Friday till sundown on Saturday.

  2. Sabbath(ProperNoun)

    Sunday, observed throughout the majority of Christianity as a day of rest.

  3. Sabbath(ProperNoun)

    Friday, observed in Islam as a day of rest.

  4. Sabbath(ProperNoun)

    A meeting of witch at midnight.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sabbath(noun)

    a season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of which was enjoined upon the Jews in the Decalogue, and has been continued by the Christian church with a transference of the day observed from the last to the first day of the week, which is called also Lord's Day

  2. Sabbath(noun)

    the seventh year, observed among the Israelites as one of rest and festival

  3. Sabbath(noun)

    fig.: A time of rest or repose; intermission of pain, effort, sorrow, or the like

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sabbath

    the seventh day of the week, observed by the Jews as a day of "rest" from all work and "holy to the Lord," as His day, specially in commemoration of His rest from the work of creation, the observance of which by the Christian Church has been transferred to the first of the week in commemoration of Christ's resurrection.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alice Walker:

    Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week.

  2. D. L. Moody:

    When the Sabbath goes, the church goes. When the Church goes, the family goes. When the family goes, the nation goes.

  3. Assemblyman Dov Hikind:

    A lot of people use these hotplates to keep food warm for the next day, they put them on Friday and they are left on for the entire Sabbath, 25 hours.

  4. Dov Hikind:

    A lot of people use these hot plates to keep food warm for the next day, they put them on Friday and they are left on for the entire Sabbath, 25 hours.

  5. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The people of Israel welcome the release of Jonathan Pollard, may this Sabbath bring Jonathan Pollard much joy and peace that will continue in the years and decades ahead.

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