"One" as an Ordinary Number and the Meaning of Genesis 1:5
The Hebrew cardinal number “one” can also be used in place of the ordinal number “first." In Genesis 1:5 the cardinal number for the first day of creation is used. The other days are numbered using ordinal numbers. This article considers which is the correct understanding of Genesis 1:5.
Source: Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 2002. 8 pages.
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