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B415:  If God really did create via long ages, he could have used another Hebrew other than yom to convey this meaning


Edited by Greg Neyman



Young earth creationists contend that if God intended to convey the idea of millions of years, there are other Hebrew words He could have used


Source:  Numerous sources





  1. True, but these words would have destroyed God's intention to set the example for us of the seven day week.  If God had used a word which represents a million years, God could not say that we should work six million years, and rest the next million

  2. The word for day, Yom, beautifully serves a dual meaning.  The representation of our seven day week is fully explained by its use, and since it represents long ages, it explains the creation account


For more Reading:


Yom article section

Word Study: Yom



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