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Sunday is a day of worship supposedly. I’m not sure if it comes from sun

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunday
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No, Sunday is a day of worship supposedly.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunday
But it's also the day of the sun.
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No, it's just named after the sun, just as Monday is named after the moon, and all the other days (except saturday, which is Roman) are named after norse gods.
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The name "Sunday", the day of the Sun, is derived from Hellenistic astrology, where the seven planets, known in English as Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, the Sun, Venus, Mercury and the Moon, each had an hour of the day assigned to them, and the planet which was regent during the first hour of any day of the week gave its name to that day. During the 1st and 2nd century, the week of seven days was introduced into Rome from Egypt, and the Roman names of the planets were given to each successive day.

Germanic peoples seem to have adopted the week as a division of time from the Romans, but they changed the Roman names into those of corresponding Teutonic deities. Hence, the dies Solis became Sunday (German, Sonntag).

The English noun Sunday derived sometime before 1250 from sunedai, which itself developed from Old English (before 700) Sunnandæg (literally meaning "sun's day"),



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Yes. You must worship The Sun for it sees and knows all.
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(Original post by Hikushthegirlsay)
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The days of the week are named after mythical gods.

Monday is Moon's day
Tuesday is Tyr's day. Tyr is the Norse god of law, I believe.
Wednesday is Woden's day i.e. day of Mercury, in old English. Mercury is the Roman messenger god.
Thursday is Thor's day. Thor is the Norse god of thunder.
Friday is Freya's day. Freya is the Norse goddess of love.
Saturday is Saturn's day. Saturn is the Roman god of fate, harvest, time, wealth, agriculture, and some other stuff.
Sunday is Sun's day.
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No, it's just named after the sun, just as Monday is named after the moon, and all the other days (except saturday, which is Roman) are named after norse gods.
Interesting. Does Friday take its name from chips?
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Interesting. Does Friday take its name from chips?
Friday is Freya's Day. Freya is the Norse goddess of love.
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Interesting. Does Friday take its name from chips?
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(Original post by AmazingPhysicist)
The days of the week are named after mythical gods.

Monday is Moon's day
Tuesday is Tyr's day. Tyr is the Norse god of law, I believe.
Wednesday is Woden's day i.e. day of Mercury, in old English. Mercury is the Roman messenger god.
Thursday is Thor's day. Thor is the Norse god of thunder.
Friday is Freya's day. Freya is the Norse goddess of love.
Saturday is Saturn's day. Saturn is the Roman god of fate, harvest, time, wealth, agriculture, and some other stuff.
Sunday is Sun's day.
I wonder how the JW's watchtower would react to this, seeing as they believe birthdays are too pagan

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