From The Alpha and the Omega - Introduction
by Jim A. Cornwell, Copyright © 1995, all rights reserved
"MAZZAROTH IN HIS SEASON"
A Fourth Day

   The following are from KJV and seen as the bold-underline KJV text, next with parenthesis is seen the (variations for Hebrew) and also the number representing (1, 2, 3, etc.. is the sequence of Hebrew version), and brackets specified the KJV difference as {Not in Hebrew}, and
[(Hebrew letters, with underlined Hebrew letters are the verb form or root verb) with translation.]


Genesis 1:14 {And} (2) God [(Final Mem Yod He Lamed Aleph)
A(uh-eh)L(oh)H(ee)M, God - Heb. ’elohiym el-o-heem, also ‘elohim plural of Heb. ’elowahh, el-o’-ah, rarely (shortened) ’eloahh, probably from Heb. el, meaning strength, mighty, the Almighty, a deity or the Deity, thus meaning gods in the ordinary sense, but spec. used (in the plural thus, esp. with the article) of the supreme God.]
(1) (And …) said [(Resh Mem Aleph -- Yod -- Vau) V(ah) Y(ee) A(aw)M(eh)R, Heb. ’amar, aw-mar’, a primary root to say (used with great latitude)],
Let there be [(Yod He Yod) Y(uh)H(ee), root He Yod He, H(aw)Y(aw)H, Heb. hayah, haw-yaw’, a primary root to exist, be, become, come to pass, in Gen. 3:22 "is become."]
lights [(Tau Resh Aleph Mem) M(uh)A(oh)R(oh)Th, Heb. ma’owr, maw-ore’, or ma’or, also (in plural) fem. me’owrah, meh-o-raw’, me-orah, from Heb. ’owr, ore, to be luminous, properly a luminous body or luminary, i.e. (abstr.) light (as an element): fig. brightness. Sunset to sunset, Gen. 1:5, 8, et al., Nehemiah 4:21 suggests that the end of one day and the beginning of the next actually marked by the appearance of the stars.
   Also see stars in Gen. 1:16 and 15:5 kowkab, ko-kawb', probably from the same as Heb. kavah (in the sense of blazing); a star (as round or as shining), included in Psalm 8:3; 19; 136:9; 147:4; 148:3.]
in the firmament of [(Ayin Yod Qoph Resh -- Beth) B(ih) R(uh)Q(ee)A(ah), Heb. raqiya’, raw-kee’-ah, also raqia’, from Heb. raqa’, raw-kah’, stretch, overlay, pound, properly an expanse, i.e. the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky. Also see definition in Gen. 1:8.]
the heaven(s) [(Final Mem Yod Mem Shin -- He) H(ah) Sh(aw)M(ah)Y(ee)M, Heb. shamayim, shaw-mah’-yim, dual of an unused singular Heb. shameh, shaw-meh’, from an unused root meaning to be lofty, the sky (as aloft), the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve: -- air, X astrologer, heaven(-s), Gr. ouranos, note in the KJV it is "the heaven," in the Hebrew it is plural "the heavens" implying more than one, also see Gen. 14:19.]
to divide (separate) [(Lamed Yod Daleth Veth -- He -- Lamed) L(uh) H(ah) V(uh)D(oo-ee)L, Heb. badal, baw-dal’, a primary root, to divide (in var. senses lit. or fig., separate, distinguish, differ, select, etc.)]
the day [(Final Mem (Vau vowel) Yod -- He -- Final Nun Yod Beth)
B(ay) Y(ee)N H(ah) Y(oh)M, Day - Heb. yowm, yome, from an unused root meaning to be hot, a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time (age) defined by an associated term), is undetermined here, also Heb. yom, Gr. hemera]
from the night [(He Lamed Yod Lamed He-- Final Nun Yod Veth -- (Vau vowel)) V(oh) V(ay) Y(ee)N H(ah) L(aw)Y(uh)L(aw)H, Heb. layil, lah’-yil, or (Isa. 21:11) leyl, lale, also layelah, lah’-yel-aw; from the same as Heb. luwl, lool, to fold back, properly a twist (away of the light), i.e. night, fig. adversity.];
and let them be [(Vau vowel) Yod -- He -- Vau) V(uh) H(aw) Y(oo) , root He Yod He, H(aw)Y(aw)H, Heb. hayah, haw-yaw’, a primary root to exist, be, become, come to pass, in Gen. 3:22 "is become."]
for signs [(Tau Tau Aleph -- Lamed) L(uh) A(oh)Th(oh)Th, Sign - Heb. ’owth, oth, also ‘oth, to come (in the sense of appearing), a signal, mopheth, a miracle, omen, Gr. semeion, an indication) also token - Heb. ‘oth, sign, token , Gr. endeigma, endeixis, syssemon, semeion , in the KJV OT is synonymous with "sign" (SO NIV) Exod. 13:9, 16.],
and for seasons
[(Final Mem Yod Daleth Ayin (Vau vowel) Mem -- Lamed -- Vau)
M(oh)A(ah/ay)Dh(ee)M
Season - Heb. mow’ed, mo-ade’, or mo’ed, or (feminine) mow’adah (2 Chron. 8:13), mo-aw-daw’, properly an appointment, i.e. a fixed time or season, specially a festival, conventionally a year,
by implication, an assembly (as convened for a definite purpose), technically the congregation,
by extension, the place of meeting, also a signal (as appointed beforehand).

To see Genesis 8:22 and its translation for seasons entitled
Summer And Winter Seasons

and for days [(Final Mem Yod Mem Yod -- Lamed -- (Vau vowel)) V(oo) L(uh) Y(aw)M(ee)M, Days - Heb. yomim, Day - Heb. yom, yowm, yome, from an unused root meaning to be hot, a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time (age) defined by an associated term), is undetermined here, also Heb. yom, Gr. hemera],
and years [(Final Mem Yod Nun Shin -- Vau) V(uh) Sh(aw)N(ee)M, Heb. shaneh (in plural only), shaw-neh’, or (feminine) shanah, shaw-naw’, a year (as a revolution of time); whole age.]:

   Here on the Fourth Day the atmosphere thus being purified, the sun, moon, and stars were for the first time unveiled in all their glory in the cloudless sky; described as "in the firmament" which to the eye they appear to be, though we know now they are really at great distances from it.


To see the first reference to the Hebrew word for month,
click on this link Hodesh (new moon) or Month - first usage in the Bible

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