As the last month of the Jewish year, Elul is
traditionaly a time of introspection and stocktaking ... Read More »
It was evening and it was morning, the sixth day. And the heavens and the earth were completed, and all their host. And G‑d completed on the seventh day His work which He had done; and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. And G‑d blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it; because in it He rested from all His work which G‑d had created, to make . . .
– Genesis 1:31–2:3 (recited as a preface to the Friday night Kiddush)