Anti-swearing law

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Tue Feb 22 16:14:09 UTC 2000

On Tue, 22 Feb 2000, Bruce Dykes wrote:
> Now the question becomes, what does sabbath literally mean, as used in the
> scripture, and where and how along the way does it get shifted a day?

The basic meanings of the root sh-b-t from which Sabbath is derived are:
to cease, stop rest, celebrate (with direct or indirect connection with
the Sabbath).

maberry at

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