Sunday as the Day of the Lord

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"Yom" is the Hebrew word for day.

The Hebrew names for the first six days of the week are just numeric: first day, second day, third day, etc.

"Sabbath" means "day of rest." In the Jewish Scriptures, called the "Old Testament" by Christians, the Commandment to "Keep Holy the Lord's Day" meant the Sabbath day, or Saturday in the pagan name-day system used in English. The sabbath was the seventh day of the week. "Seventh Day" or "Sabbatarian" Christians argue that all who believe that Sunday (the first day of the week) is "the Lord's Day" are sinning against the Commandments.

# Hebrew Name Pagan Name Pagan God
1st Yom rishon Sunday Sun
2nd Yom sheyni Monday Moon
3rd Yom slishi Tuesday Tiw (God of war)
4th Yom revi'i Wednesday Woden
5th Yom khamishi Thursday Thor
6th Yom shishi Friday Frige, goddess of love
7th Yom shabbat (day of rest) Saturday Saturn, father of Zeus
1 Corinthians 16:2 "On the first day of the week [Sunday] each of you should set aside and save whatever one can afford, so that collections will not be going on when I come."
Acts 20:7 "On the first day of the week [Sunday] when we gathered to break bread, Paul spoke to them because he was going to leave on the next day, and he kept on speaking until midnight."
Colossians 2:16-17 "Let no one, then, pass judgment on you in matters of food and drink or with regard to a festival or new moon or sabbath [Saturday]. These are shadows of things to come; the reality belongs to Christ."
Revelation 1:10 "I was caught up in spirit on the Lord's day [ambiguous] and heard behind me a voice as loud as a trumpet."

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