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Bereshit

  
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 2:3
2:1 Heaven and earth, and all their components, were [thus] completed.
Vayechulu hashamayim veha'arets vechol-tseva'am.
2:2 With the seventh day, God finished all the work that He had done. He [thus] ceased on the seventh day from all the work that He had been doing.
Vayechal Elohim bayom hashvi'i melachto asher asah vayishbot bayom hashvi'i mikol-melachto asher asah.
2:3 God blessed the seventh day, and He declared it to be holy, for it was on this day that God ceased from all the work that He had been creating [so that it would continue] to function.
Vayevarech Elohim et-yom hashvi'i vayekadesh oto ki vo shavat mikol-melachto asher-bara Elohim la'asot.



Commentary:

ceased
  (Hirsch). Shavath in Hebrew. Usually translated as 'rested.'





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