Six days thou shalt do thy work
That is, they might do what work they would on the six days of the week:
and on the seventh day thou shall rest;
from all the work and labour done on other days, and give up themselves to religious exercises:
that thine ox and thine ass may rest;
and so every other beast, as horses, camels
and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be
the former, the Targum of Jonathan, and so Jarchi, interprets, of one uncircumcised, and the latter, of a proselyte of the gate: this law is here repeated, partly to show that it is of the same kind with the former, namely, ceremonial and temporary; and partly, as Jarchi observes, lest it should be said, since all, the year is called the sabbath, there was no need to observe the weekly sabbath.