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Strongs Concordance for "day" from Genesis:
H3117 yowm yome
from an unused root meaning to be hot;
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)... live), (even) now, + old, + outlived, + perpetually, presently, + remaineth, X required, season, X since,
space, then, (process of) time, + as at other times, + in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), X whole (+ age), (full)
year(-ly), + younger.
KJV: age, + always, + chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), + elder, X end, + evening, + (for)
ever(-lasting, -more), X full, life, as (so) long as (.
An alternate rendering of Genesis 1:1-2 "In a beginning created by the Elohim
were the heavens and the earth
Yet the earth became a chaos and vacant, and darkness was on the surface of the submerged chaos.
Yet the spirit of the Elohim is vibrating over the surface of the water"
Alternate rendering of Genesis 1:5 "And God is calling to light the day, and to the darkness he calls night,
and he is becoming evening and he is becoming morning, the first age"
Alternate rendering of Genesis 1:7-8 "And coming is it to be so.
And making is the Elohim the atmosphere, and separating is He between that which is is under the atmosphere and that which is above the atmosphere.
And calling is the Elohim the atmosphere "heavens" and seeing is the Elohim that it is good. And he is becoming day, and he is becoming night, the
These are my personal translations, made using a KJV and CLV for refernce along with the Westminster Leningrad Codex Genesis text.....