Leviticus 16:31

It shall be a sabbath of rest unto you, and you shall humble yourselves, by a statute forever.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Of rest. Hebrew, "of sabbaths "that is, a day of most perfect rest; so that even meat is not allowed to be dressed on it, as it is on other festivals, chap. xxiii. 27. (Calmet) Religion. Fasting is therefore an act of religion. (Du Hamel)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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