Genesis 1:16 Resources

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The Solar System: The Sun The sun and other luminaries in the sky were created on the fourth day of the creation week. Genesis informs us that the purpose for these lights in the sky is (1) to separate day from night, (2) to help us mark the passage of time, and (3)
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The New Defender's Study Bible 1:16 the stars also. These stars were scattered in tremendous numbers throughout the infinite recesses of the heavens (note Isaiah 55:9). The light energy emanating from them would henceforth traverse space to “give light on the earth,” providing patterns
John Gill And God made two great lights. This was his own work which he himself did, and not by another; and may be particularly observed to express the folly of idolaters in worshipping these luminaries