Meaning of Sabbath
Pronunciation: (sab'uth), [key]
- the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as the day of rest and religious observance among Jews and some Christians. Ex. 20:8–11.
- the first day of the week, Sunday, similarly observed by most Christians in commemoration of the Resurrection of Christ.
- any special day of prayer or rest resembling the Sabbath: Friday is the Muslim Sabbath.
- (sometimes l.c.) a period of rest.
- (sometimes l.c.) Sabbat.
- Sabbath (Thesaurus)