Short List of Languages Around the World that Have Saturday Named After the Sabbath

Short List of Languages Around the World that Have Saturday Named After the Sabbath

By Kelly McDonald, Jr.

 

One of the proofs that the Sabbath is from Friday sunset to Saturday sunset is in what different languages they called Saturday. Let’s take a look at a short list:

IndonesianSabtu

Tagalog (Philippines)Sabado

Latin Sabbatum

ItalianSabato

Spanish Sabado

Portuguese Sabado

Greek Savatoh

Russian Subota

Polish – Sobota

ArabicAl Sabt

Somali (East Africa)Sabti

Mandingo also called Mandinka (West Africa)Sibiti

Ormo or Galla (East Africa)Sanbata tenna

Kisii, also called Gusii or Ekegusii (Africa) Esabato

 

We can see that on different continents and different countries, one thing remains constant: the Sabbath is preserved by language.

 

The Bible Sabbath Association

http://www.biblesabbath.org

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