Definition of Sabbatarian

1. Noun. One who observes Saturday as the Sabbath (as in Judaism).

Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Religious Person

2. Adjective. Pertaining to the Sabbath and its observance.
Partainyms: Sabbath
Derivative terms: Sabbath

Definition of Sabbatarian

1. n. One who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week as holy, agreeably to the letter of the fourth commandment in the Decalogue.

2. a. Of or pertaining to the Sabbath, or the tenets of Sabbatarians.

Definition of Sabbatarian

1. Noun. A person who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week ("Saturday", the Israelite or Jewish Sabbath) as holy in conformity with the fourth commandment of the Decalogue, such as an Orthodox Jew, Seventh-day Adventist, Seventh Day Baptist, a member of the Church of God (Seventh Day); a Sabbath-keeper, a Saturday-keeper. ¹

2. Noun. A person who regards and keeps the first day of the week as holy and often considers it as a replacement for the seventh-day Sabbath, a Sunday-keeper. ¹

3. Noun. A person who favors the strict observance of the Sabbath (either the seventh day or first day of the week). ¹

4. Noun. A member of a non-Jewish religious sect originating in Russia distinguished by observance of Jewish rites and festivals including Saturday as the day of rest. ¹

5. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the Sabbath, or the tenets of Sabbatarians. ¹

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Literary usage of Sabbatarian

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1. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"Heylyn, DD, and Christopher Dowe, whose several treatises on the said subject he calls anti-sabbatarian." Wood's Athen. i. 391. ..."

2. Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern by Johan Lorenz von Mosheim, James Murdock (1841)
"That an antipathy to these was really connected with puritanical movements in the Sabbatarian controversy, is unquestionable : it might even have first ..."

3. The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV., King by Charles Greville (1903)
"... Plan—Favourable Reception of the Peace— A Lull in Politics—A Sabbatarian Question—The Trial of Palmer for .Murder—Defeat of the Opposition—Danger of War ..."

4. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1882)
"... and your Sabbatarian view has no foundation. Accept the reasonable view of Christian liberty, and the national conscience, which is ever under the ..."

5. The History of the Church of England, in the Colonies and Foreign by James S. M. Anderson (1848)
"... given to the Church of England, in the obnoxious counsels of the Crown—The elevation of Montague and others—The Arminian and Sabbatarian controversies ..."

6. Criminology by Maurice Parmelee (1918)
"... laws against blasphemy and profanity — Sabbatarian legislation — Religious discrimination in military conscription — Sumptuary and economic legislation ..."

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