"Sabbath," "rest" The weekly day of rest prescribed in the fourth commandment, observed from sunset Friday until sunset Saturday. Also, certain other defined periods during which specified work may not be performed.
Hebrew referring to the seventh day of the week, the day of rest (according to Gen. 2:1-4a) when God took joy in Creation. Humans should imitate God by doing likewise, avoiding work on the Sabbath and spending time in re-creation.
Sabbath, day of rest. It is observed every week from before sunset on Friday until nightfall on Saturday. According to tradition, the Sabbath is celebrated to honor God's day of rest after creation. No productive labor should take place on the Sabbath; rabbinic legislation stipulates 39 categories of activity which are forbidden.
(Hebrew: rest) The Jewish Sabbath, a day of worship and rest, is observed the seventh day of the week from Friday evening to Saturday evening. The day recalls the completion of the creation and the exodus from Egypt.
Jewish Sabbath, beginning Friday at sundown and ending Saturday at sundown. It is forbidden for a Jewish wedding to take place on Shabbat because in Jewish law, Jews should celebrate each joyous occasion independently and not combine two joys.
the Jewish name for the Sabbath. This begins at sunset on Friday and ends after sunset on Saturday. It celebrates the seventh day when G-d rested after making the world, and is a day of rest for Jews too. There are many restrictions on work that can or cannot be done during the sabbath, and rituals such as the lighting of candles, sharing of meals and prayer in the synagogue help to make this a day for celebrating family and community ties.
The Jewish Sabbath, celebrated from sundown on Friday night through sundown on Saturday night; the Shabbat Friday dinner typically includes lighting the menorah, a –candle candelabra, and blessing the loaf of braided challah bread.