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Definition: Seventh-day Baptists
, a. [From Seven
: cf. AS. seofo[eth]a.]
1. Next in order after the sixth;; coming after six others.
On the seventh day, God ended his work which he had
made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his
work which he had made. --Gen. ii. 2.
2. Constituting or being one of seven equal parts into which
anything is divided; as, the seventh part.
, the seventh day of the week; Saturday.
. See under Baptist
, n. [L. Sabbatarius: cf. F.
sabbataire. See Sabbath
1. One who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week as
holy, agreeably to the letter of the fourth commandment in
Note: There were Christians in the early church who held this
opinion, and certain Christians, esp. the Seventh-day Baptists
, hold it now.
2. A strict observer of the Sabbath.
(b[a^]p"t[i^]st), n. [L. baptista, Gr.
1. One who administers baptism; -- specifically applied to
John, the forerunner of Christ. --Milton.
2. One of a denomination of Christians who deny the validity
of infant baptism and of sprinkling, and maintain that
baptism should be administered to believers alone, and
should be by immersion. See Anabaptist
Note: In doctrine the Baptists of this country [the United
States] are Calvinistic, but with much freedom and
moderation. --Amer. Cyc.
, a sect of Baptists who are Arminian in
doctrine, and practice open communion.
, a sect of Baptists who keep the
seventh day of the week, or Saturday, as the Sabbath. See
. The Dunkers and Campbellites are also