Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #4521: sabbaton (pronounced sab'-bat-on)

of Hebrew origin (7676); the Sabbath (i.e. Shabbath), or day of weekly repose from secular avocations (also the observance or institution itself); by extension, a se'nnight, i.e. the interval between two Sabbaths; likewise the plural in all the above applications:--sabbath (day), week.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) the seventh day of each week which was a sacred festival on which the Israelites were required to abstain from all work

1a) the institution of the sabbath, the law for keeping holy every seventh day of the week

1b) a single sabbath, sabbath day

2) seven days, a week

Part of Speech: noun neuter

Relation: of Hebrew origin H7676


This word is used 69 times:

Matthew 12:1: "Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and"
Matthew 12:2: "is not lawful to do upon the sabbath day."
Matthew 12:5: "law, how that on the sabbath days the priests in the"
Matthew 12:5: "temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless"
Matthew 12:8: "Lord even of the sabbath day."
Matthew 12:10: "saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath days? that they might accuse him."
Matthew 12:11: "into a pit on the sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and"
Matthew 12:12: "it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days."
Matthew 24:20: "in the winter, neither on the sabbath day:"
Matthew 28:1: "In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary"
Matthew 28:1: "as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and"
Mark 1:21: "and straightway on the sabbath day he entered into the synagogue,"
Mark 2:23: "corn fields on the sabbath day; and his disciples began,"
Mark 2:24: "do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?"
Mark 2:27: "he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not"
Mark 2:27: "man for the sabbath:"
Mark 2:28: "Lord also of the sabbath."
Mark 3:2: "he would heal him on the sabbath day; that they might accuse him."
Mark 3:4: "Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life,"
Mark 6:2: "And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue:"
Mark 16:1: "And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary"
Mark 16:2: "the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulcher"
Mark 16:9: "when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene,"
Luke 4:16: "synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read."
Luke 4:31: "taught them on the sabbath days."
Luke 6:1: "And it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first, that he went through"
Luke 6:2: "is not lawful to do on the sabbath days"
Luke 6:5: "Lord also of the sabbath."
Luke 6:6: "also on another sabbath, that he entered into the"
Luke 6:7: "he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him."
Luke 6:9: "one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save"
Luke 13:10: "synagogues on the sabbath."
Luke 13:14: "that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are"
Luke 13:14: "and not on the sabbath day."
Luke 13:15: "each one of you on the sabbath loose his ox or"
Luke 13:16: "be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?"
Luke 14:1: "Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath day, that they watched"
Luke 14:3: "saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day?"
Luke 14:5: "pull him out on the sabbath day?"
Luke 18:12: "I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess."
Luke 23:54: "was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on."
Luke 23:56: "rested the sabbath day according to the commandment."
Luke 24:1: "upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto"
John 5:9: "same day was the sabbath."
John 5:10: "said unto him that was cured, It is the sabbath day: it is not lawful for thee to carry"
John 5:16: "because he had done these things on the sabbath day."
John 5:18: "he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also"
John 7:22: "the fathers;) and ye on the sabbath day circumcise a man."
John 7:23: "If a man on the sabbath day receive circumcision, that the"
John 7:23: "every whit whole on the sabbath day?"

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