|The Greatest of All Gifts
|Giving is a prominent theme in the Bible, with such words as "give," "gift," "gave," etc., appearing more than 2,000 times. Genesis 1:17 records the first occurrence, when on the fourth day of creation
|The New Defender's Study Bible
|1:17 light upon the earth. The establishment of the sun and moon in their light-giving functions for the earth half-way through creation week is obviously inconsistent with the day-age theory.
|And God set them in the firmament of the heaven. He not only ordered that there they should be, and made them that there they might be, but he placed them there with his own hands