GENESIS 1:19

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.”

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Genesis 1:19 Translation & Meaning

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And the evening עֶ֥רֶב Dusk evening
and the morning בֹ֖קֶר Properly, dawn (as the break of day); generally, morning morning
were וַֽיְהִי To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) were
the fourth רְבִיעִֽי׃ Fourth; also (fractionally) a fourth fourth
day. י֥וֹם A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) day

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  • 17  And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

  • 18  And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.

  • 19  And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.

  • 20  And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

  • 21  And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.




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