Hebrew Word Day

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According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, a day is defined as a period of twenty four hours as a unit of time, reckoned from one midnight to the next, corresponding to a rotation of the earth on it’s axis. Where did this definition come from? Christians know that a day is defined this way based on the Bible. In Genesis, God explains that the universe was created in 6 days. Many people have searched deeper than the obvious and claim that these “six days” could have been millions of years. So what is true? What does a “day” mean in Genesis? The word “yom” is a Biblical Hebrew word meaning “day”. This word means a 24 hour period of time. As we look deeper in the Bible, the answer to this question can be either confusing or simplifying. It can…show more content…
The meaning of day in Genesis is related to Chemistry because it shows us how the world works. The conflict of ideas show how different people’s ideas can be. This is just like the world and it’s basic properties. There are many different combinations of atoms, protons, neutrons, and electrons that can be configured into anything that exists. The conflict of the meaning of the word “day” in Genesis shows that there are many different examples and evidence that the universe contains that can make people have differing views on the topic. The evidence of the Bible, proving the literal meaning of the word “day”, contains chemistry. Everything in this world contains atoms. This whole paper is related to chemistry also because in order to be a chemist, you need to be able to work hard, concentrate, experiment, research, and explain…show more content…
Even though some people get confused on this word in the Bible and several of its passages, the Bible clearly explains itself. There are many passages in the Bible that contain the word “day”, yet people only question the days of creation rather than questioning any other passage. Even though secularists can try to question the Bible, Christians know that the truth can simply be explained if you start with the foundations of the
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