Re: Sabbath, Saturday or Sunday?
- From: Steve Hayes <hayesmstw@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2008 00:29:52 GMT
On Sat, 29 Nov 2008 00:59:21 GMT, lsenders@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
On Nov 25, 9:14=A0pm, Matthew Johnson <matthew_mem...@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Among non-Protestants, the word for 'Saturday' often IS derived from 'Sab=
Actually the word comes from, "Saturn's Day." It is a pagan festival
which was synthesized, cleaned up, made to look respectable by the
You didn't read what he said.
Subotta has nothing to do with Saturn, but is derived from Sabbath.
and the word for Friday almost as often from "Preparation (Day for theActually, the day of preparation was Thursday at sun down. We mustn't
Sabbath)". Such is the case in Greek and Russian.
overlook the Jewish paradigm in all of this.
Methinks you are confusing Judaism and Islam.
The unworthy deacon,
Stephen Methodius Hayes
Orthodox mission pages: http://www.orthodoxy.faithweb.com/