[b-hebrew] Genesis 1:2 - And the earth was without form, and void

Steve Miller smille10 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Apr 16 23:18:58 EDT 2006


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From: Peter Kirk Sent: Saturday, April 15, 2006 2:30 PM

Anyway, how about Zechariah 14:7, where the yom exad, is clearly the 
same yom as in v.6 and v.8 where the "day" embraces summer and winter 
and so is more than 24 hours long. And what about 2 Chronicles 21:19, 
where yamim shenayim is often understood as "two years".
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I think a stronger reason for Gen. 1 days being literal days is that it also
says there that each day was an evening and a morning. If you interpret a
day here to be 1000 yrs, could there have been 500 years of night followed
by 500 years of day?

The 1st 3 or 4 days may not have been 24 hrs because God hadn't yet made the
sun. 
-Steve Miller
Detroit




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