A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of which was enjoined upon the Jews in the Decalogue, and has been continued by the Christian church with a transference of the day observed from the last to the first day of the week, which is called also Lord's Day.
The seventh year, observed among the Israelites as one of rest and festival.
Fig.: A time of rest or repose; intermission of pain, effort, sorrow, or the like.
For the Jews, this is the seventh day. (Saturday) The Sabbath, according to the Ten Commandments, is a day which must be kept holy and a day of rest.