break the Sabbath

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To violate the holiness or sanctity of the Sabbath by not keeping it holy.
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Matthew 12:5 Or have you not read in the Law, that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple break the Sabbath and are innocent? (New American Standard Bible, ©1995)

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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