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“And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.”
King James Version (KJV)
And God called the light, Day, and the darknesse he called Night: and the euening and the morning were the first day.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original Genesis chapter 1
God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.
- American Standard Version (1901)
Naming the light, Day, and the dark, Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.
- Basic English Bible
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening, and there was morning -- the first day.
- Darby Bible
And he called the light Day, and the darkness Night; and there was evening and morning one day.
- Douay Rheims Bible
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night: and the evening and the morning were the first day.
- Webster's Bible
God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." There was evening and there was morning, one day.
- World English Bible
and God calleth to the light `Day,' and to the darkness He hath called `Night;' and there is an evening, and there is a morning -- day one.
- Youngs Literal Bible
And God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
kemar_ja's comment on 2015-07-11 19:01:48:
He made both and light and darkness and he named them "Day and night "
Josh's comment on 2015-04-26 19:19:23:
if Genesis 1:5 was THE 1st day then there were no millions or billions of years because time did not yet exist.
ROSEMARY's comment on 2015-02-18 11:53:44:
I love the word of god genesis 1.5
Marilyn Turner's comment on 2015-02-16 15:22:53:
Light was created first here. God named it day. Christ said, "Are there not twelve hours in a day? " So we have a day created here, what comes after day, I would say evening, then morning...day one! The rest is history!
jerry's comment on 2015-01-04 12:08:34:
What has been created by God it is unquotionable
REV. HAMILTON PAGAN, M.A.'s comment on 2014-12-08 08:15:10:
Spiritually, there is a messge for us in the creation of day and night.the day shows man there is a new beginning, an new day, a new start, a new arising. the beginning of a new day points toward the beginning of a new life. we are start life all over again we can be born again and be spiritually renewed. we can become a new creature, an new man in Christ. God named the light day, and the darkness He named night. note two facts,1. god , not man named the light and darkness. this very significant. it shows the God is the Lord of both day and night, not man. Light and darkness are both part of God 's creation. both are good both have their purpose and function in God 's creation.
Tony's comment on 2014-09-26 10:06:37:
God could not have been talking in terms of the sunlight because it came later into the creation time frame. So what is the Light and secondly what is the darkness and why does God call them day and night?
IGBANA TERNDER RAPHEAL's comment on 2014-02-05 11:20:09:
I THINK IT WAS CREATION
Abdul Aziz's comment on 2014-01-23 07:03:20:
It is not the creation of earth or the universe in that sense. The universe is the uni (one) verse (word) that contains everything except the One who created it all. The earth is only the rational content in man's (human intellect)that guides to his spiritual destination(that man is truly indebted to G-d). The evening and the morning is the first day. This is consistent with how the human mind develops individually and collectively. Firstly the mind is in darkness (ignorance-evening) about its environment and then in time it becomes enlightened (morning). A light comes on in the human intellect. The scripture says also: The earth (the rational content-remember Adam was made from it) was without shape and form, it was void. Darkness covered the face of the deep and the spirit of G-d moved upon the face of the waters and G-d said, let there be light.
Ken's comment on 2013-11-20 15:46:54:
I'm confused, how can there be day and night, morning and evening without the sun?
joel's comment on 2013-06-22 12:09:20:
the day starts in the evening and ends in the morning....
Velli's comment on 2012-07-11 10:30:37:
Im confused as to if this is a description of the creation of earth or the universe....
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