Leisure Time • Relaxation
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
LeisureLeisure is more inclusive than play. A minimal definition is that it is time free from work and necessity. But it is also definable by certain activities (including play, cultural pursuits, recreation and social activities), and in its ultimate reaches it is a quality of life.Thus defined, the
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Leisure Time
LEISURE TIME The Bible usually speaks of “rest” in terms of cessation from toil, trouble, and sin (e.g., Exod. 33:14; Isa. 32:18; Heb. 4:1–11). While at rest, persons occupy themselves by enjoying God and one another’s company, a foretaste of the activity of heaven.The Bible recognizes the need for