Bible Student’s Assistant



The word Sabbath, is found in the Scriptures (in its singular and plural forms) 166 times; 106 times in the Old Testament, and 60 times in the New Testament. In the Old Testament the word refers as many as 81 times to the weekly Sabbath, called the Sabbath of the Lord, and the remaining twenty-five times it is used in reference to festival days and sabbaths of the land. BSA 16.1

In the New Testament the Sabbath of the Lord is mentioned 59 times, and those local sabbaths which expired by limitation, and ceased at the cross are mentioned once. BSA 16.2