Definition of Sabbatic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the Sabbath. "Friday is a sabbatical day for Muslims"

Exact synonyms: Sabbatical
Partainyms: Sabbath, Sabbath
Derivative terms: Sabbath



Definition of Sabbatic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Sabbath; resembling the Sabbath; enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor.

Definition of Sabbatic

1. Adjective. (alternative form of sabbatical) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sabbatic

1. a year of release from normal teaching duties [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sabbatic

sabadine
sabal
sabalo
sabals
sabaori
sabatia
sabatierite
sabaton
sabatons
sabayon
sabayons
sabbat
sabbaths
sabbatia
sabbatianism
sabbatic (current term)
sabbatical
sabbatical leave
sabbatical year
sabbatical years
sabbaticals
sabbatics
sabbatization
sabbatize
sabbaton
sabbats
sabbed
sabbeka
sabbing
sabcomeline

Literary usage of Sabbatic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners by Richard Watson, Nathan Bangs (1832)
"THE FALLOW or sabbatic YEAR. Agricultural labour among the Jews ceased every seventh year. Nothing was sown and nothing reaped ; the vines and the olives ..."

2. Eight Studies of the Lord's Day by George Seaman] [Gray (1884)
"It was, therefore, the only one connected with the sabbatic system. ... These five members of the sabbatic system were bound together by three circumstances ..."

3. Bible Chronology: Carefully Unfolded ... to which is Added a Restoration of by Smith Bartlett Goodenow (1896)
"GIVEN sabbatic YEARS. § 65. Thus evident are the true jubilee reckonings. ... The ideal sabbatic was a time, not only for rest and recuperation of the land ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"According to the Pentateuchal legislation contained in Leviticus, a Jubilee year is the year that follows immediately seven successive sabbatic years (the ..."

5. Biblical Archaeology by Louis Berkhof (1915)
"The sabbatic Year. In accordance with a divine injunction the soil of Palestine was to be left uncultivated every seventh year, Ex. 23 : 10, 11 ; Lev. ..."

6. History of the Sabbath and First Day of the Week by John Nevins Andrews (1912)
"... of the commandment — Revolution of the earth upon its axis — Name of the sabbatic institution— Seventh day of the commandment identical with the seventh ..."

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