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1. One who observes Saturday as the Sabbath, as in Judaism.
2. One who believes in strict observance of the Sabbath.
Relating to the Sabbath or to Sabbatarians.

[From Late Latin sabbatārius, from Latin sabbatum, Sabbath; see Sabbath.]

Sab′ba·tar′i·an·ism n.


1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a person advocating the strict religious observance of Sunday
2. (Judaism) a person who observes Saturday as the Sabbath
(Ecclesiastical Terms) of or relating to the Sabbath or its observance
[C17: from Late Latin sabbatārius a Sabbath-keeper]
ˌSabbaˈtarianism n


(ˌsæb əˈtɛər i ən)

1. a person, esp. a Christian, who observes Saturday as the Sabbath.
2. a person who adheres to or advocates a strict observance of Sunday as a day of rest.
3. of or pertaining to the Sabbath and its observance.
[1605–15; < Late Latin sabbatāri(us), derivative of sabbatum Sabbath]
Sab`ba•tar′i•an•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sabbatarian - one who observes Saturday as the Sabbath (as in Judaism)
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
Adj.1.Sabbatarian - pertaining to the Sabbath and its observance


A. ADJsabatario
B. Nsabatario/a m/f partidario/a de guardar estrictamente el domingo


nstrenger Befürworter des Sonntagsgebots or (Jewish) → Sabbatgebots
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unemployment benefits to Sabbatarians in common with Sunday
290) The Court further held that the state did not have a compelling interest in not granting a religious exemption, since the state could still meet its interest in avoiding fraud by creating an exemption for Sabbatarians.
They never married and remained teetotal and strict sabbatarians.
The following summer, however, the Sabbatarians succeeded in stopping Sunday military band performances in Kensington Gardens.
Early seventeenth-century Sabbatarians, drawing heavily on continental Reformed theologians such as Girolamo Zanchi (1516-1590) and Franciscus Junius (1545-1602), argued that the Sabbath (aside from the particularity of the day) was part of the natural law established at the creation, republished in the Decalogue, and moved from the seventh to the first day by Christ.
The other times Luther refers to the meeting are found in: Lectures on Isaiah, LW 16:227 [1527-1530]/ WA 31/2:162, 28-29; Table Talk, WATr 3:370, 9-21 (#3512) [ 1536]; Against the Sabbatarians, LW 47:65-66 [1538]/WA 50:313, 1-6 (5-6); Table Talk, WATr 4:619, 20-620,15 (#5026) [1540]; Table Talk, WA Tr 4: 517,4-20 (#4795) [1541/2]; On the Jews and Their Lies, LW 47:191-192 [1543]/ WA 53:461,28-462,5; On the Ineffable Name, Falk, 173 [1543]/WA 53:589,12-19 (16-19).
In Wider die Sabbat her an einen guten Freund (1538)--the first of the series of anti-Jewish books that Luther published at the end of his career--the news about the Sabbatarians served as convincing proof of the danger to Christian society that resulted from the Jewish presence.
The volume ends with Nicholas Breyfogle's "The Religious World of Russian Sabbatarians (Subbotniks)" a fitting finale exploring a sect of Russian Orthodox Christians who take on various Jewish practices.
down a limitation on Sabbatarians receiving benefits, might come out the
64) Although Sabbatarians were the intended beneficiaries of the amendment, Senator Randolph suggested in a colloquy with Senator Hoyt Dominick that the provision would also extend to "other religious sect[s] which [have] a different method of conducting their lives than do most Americans.
The Chief Justice noted that the Sunday closing requirement did not simply impose a burden on the religious practice of those who would keep Saturday as the Sabbath, it also gave Christians, who honour Sunday as the Sabbath, a relative advantage over Saturday Sabbatarians.
They were Baptists, Sabbatarians, Church of Christ, Mormons and just plain old Christians, I guess, but we all had that great commonality of avoiding the moral failings of the public schools.