Scripts Σαββάτιος(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsSabbadios, Sabbathios
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Meaning & History
Hellenized form of the Hebrew noun shabbat, which is the name of the Hebrew day of rest. Shabbat (sabbath in English) means "rest" or "cessation", having ultimately been derived from the Hebrew verb shavat "to repose, to rest, to cease". Also, please do not confuse Sabbatios for being the hellenized form of the Hebrew name Shabbatai, because the proper hellenized form of that name is Sabbataios.