When auctioneers get together, one topic that sometimes arises is, “Can you have an auction on Sunday?” Typically, answers range from, “We have auctions on Sunday all the time …” to “We never have an auction on Sunday …”
Why is this even a question? Can you have an auction on Monday? No auctioneer ever considers that question. But Sunday seems to get some attention in this regard.
It seems the question comes from reading the Bible, and in Exodus 20:8-11 (King James Version) is where the following passage is found: