What is the difference between sabbath and saturday?

sabbath | saturday |



Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The (l) seventh (l) of the (l), observed as a day of rest in (l), , starting at (l) on (l) till sundown on (l).
  • (l), observed throughout the majority of (l) as a day of rest.
  • (l), observed in (l) as a day of rest.
  • A meeting of , presided over by the devil. (Also: witches' sabbath or black sabbath).
  • * 1971 , , Religion and the Decline of Magic , Folio Society 2012, p. 419:
  • Around this conception was built up the notion of ritual devil-worship, involving the sabbath or nocturnal meeting at which the witches gathered to worship their master and to copulate with him.




  • The seventh day of the week in many religious traditions, and the sixth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; the Biblical seventh day of the week, observed as Sabbath or "Day of Rest"; it follows Friday and precedes Sunday.
  • Derived terms

    * Black Saturday * Dynamite Saturday * Easter Saturday * Egg Saturday * first Saturday devotions * Holy Saturday * Hospital Saturday * Little Saturday * Pink Saturday * Sat, * Saturday closing * Saturdaying * Saturdayite * Saturday-night * Saturday Night Live * Saturday penny * Saturday pops * Saturdays * Saturday-sabbatharian * Saturday-to-Monday *


  • on Saturday
  • See also