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23:1 Fourth Reading
God spoke to Moses, telling him to
Vayedaber Adonay el-Moshe lemor.
23:2 speak to the Israelites and say to them:

There are special times that you must celebrate as sacred holidays to God. The following are My special times:
Daber el-beney Yisra'el ve'amarta alehem mo'adey Adonay asher-tikre'u otam mikra'ey kodesh eleh hem mo'aday.

23:3 You may do work during the six weekdays, but Saturday is a Sabbath of Sabbaths. It is a sacred holiday to God, when you shall do no work. Wherever you may live, it is God's Sabbath.
Sheshet yamim te'aseh melachah uvayom hashvi'i Shabat Shabaton mikra-kodesh kol-melachah lo ta'asu Shabat hi l'Adonay bechol moshvoteychem.



Commentary:

Saturday
  Literally, 'the seventh day.'

work
  See Exodus 20:10.





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