noun Etymology: Hebrew shabbāth Date: circa 1905 the Jewish Sabbath

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  • Shabbat — or Shabbos (Hebrew: שַׁבָּת, shabbāt , shabbes , rest/inactivity ), is the weekly Sabbath or day of rest in Judaism, symbolizing the seventh day in Genesis, after the six days of creation. Though it is commonly said to be the Saturday of each… …   Wikipedia

  • SHABBAT — (Heb. שַׁבָּת), first tractate in the Mishnah, Tosefta, and the two Talmuds of the order Mo ed, dealing in 24 chapters with the laws relating to Sabbath and its observance. The last four chapters are missing in the Jerusalem Talmud.   Chapter 1… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shabbat — from Heb. shabbat (see SABBATH (Cf. Sabbath)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Shabbat — Saturday, considered as a day of rest and prayer in the Jewish religion …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Shabbat — [shä′bəsshä bät′] n. pl. shabbatot [shäbä tōt′] [Heb shabat, SABBATH] Judaism the Sabbath: also the Sabbath: also [Yiddish shabes < Heb shabat] Shabbos [shä′bəs] …   English World dictionary

  • Shabbat — Chabbat Pour les articles homonymes, voir Sabbat. Religion Religions abrahamiques : Judaïsme Christianisme Islam …   Wikipédia en Français

  • shabbat — sabbat [ saba ] n. m. • XIIe; lat. ecclés. sabbatum, de l hébr. s(c)habbat, par le gr. sabbaton 1 ♦ Repos que les juifs doivent observer le samedi (du vendredi au coucher du soleil au samedi au coucher du soleil), jour de joie et de recueillement …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Shabbat — noun a) The Jewish Sabbath, from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday, commemorating Gods rest on the seventh day in the book of Genesis. I leave early on Fridays, as I dont work on Shabbat. b) The ceremonial Shabbat meal, in which candles are lit… …   Wiktionary

  • Shabbat — Havdalah, Segnung über den Becher Wein; 14. Jhdt. Der Sabbat (שבת‎ Schabbat (sephardisch) bzw. Schabbos (aschkenasisch), jiddisch Schabbes; wörtlich zu deutsch etwa „Ruhepause“) ist nach dem Schöpfungsbericht der Tora (christliche Bezeichnung:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shabbat — Seph. /shah baht /, n. Hebrew. Sabbath (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

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