Genesis 1:31 (WEB), "God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. There was evening and there was morning, a sixth day." This ending statement is made after each creative day. But on the Seventh day the statement of "there was evening and there was morning, a seventh day" is not made by Elohim Yahweh. Why? What's the meaning or implication of this? (India)

The seventh day is not yet finished. Mankind has been living through the seventh day.  As you noted, Yahweh uses, “there was evening and there was morning” at the end of each of the six creative days.  Yahweh blessed the seventh day, and He is now resting [...]

IN GEN 1:2 AND THE EARTH WAS WITHOUT FORM, AND VOID; AND DARK-NESS WAS UPON THE FACE OF THE DEEP. AND THE SPIRIT OF GOD MOVED UPON THE FACE OF THE WATERS. THE LINKING VERB WAS, HAS SEVERAL DIFFERENT MEANINGS. SO IS IT POSSIBLE THAT GENESIS 1:2 ISSAYING: AND THE EARTH BECAME WITHOUT FORM, AND VOID; and so far? ALSO IF YOU CAN REPLACE THE LINKING VERB WAS, WHAT OTHER VERB WOULD YOU REPLACE IT WITH? THANK YOU (United States) RD

In considering the sense of Genesis 1:2 we are blessed to have the guidance of investigations into the early earth’s geology.  The harmony of the testimony of Genesis and of the testimony am geology is amazing – the earth was covered completely by the ocean [...]

Why did God create the earth? (Nepal)

The earth is a gift from God to mankind! “Thus saith Jehovah, Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool.” “And I will make the place (footstool) of my feet glorious.” “And his (Jehovah’s) feet shall stand in that day upon the [...]

What happened between Genesis 1:1 and Genesis 1:2?

“In the beginning was the Word” (John 1:1). The period before the "beginning" of Genesis 1:1 is unmeasurable. Time as we know it did not exist. However, God was active. He carried out his only direct creation -- bringing into existence his only-begotten Son--the [...]

What things did God create on the fifth day?

The Darby Translation is the most accurate, word-for-word translation of these verses. First note that the word "creatures" is the Hebrew word, nephesh, (H5314), and it means soul. Genesis 1:20-23 (DBY), 20 And God said, Let the waters swarm with swarms of living souls, and let fowl [...]

How did the universe expand?

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth,” Genesis 1:1. “Do you not know? Do you not hear? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth? It is he who sits above the [...]