Genesis 1:6-7... with a number of other "sevens"...

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... CREATED THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH...
7 earthly spheres
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Gen. 1:6   And (Father Nature, Reality), “God,” said, Let there be a firmament, (seven layers of atmosphere,... the Firmament above:

1) Tropo-sphere
2) Strato-sphere
3) meso-sphere
4) Thermo-sphere
5) Iono-sphere
6) Magneto-sphere
7) Exo-sphere)

... in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the (evaporated) waters from the (condensed) waters.



,Gen. 1:7   And (Father Nature, Reality), “God,” made the firmament (of atmosphere), and divided the (condensed) waters,... (into the oceans, seas, and rivers,... the Firmament below:
1) oceans
2) inland seas
3) lakes
4) rivers
5) underground water
6) glaciers
7) atmospheric water vapor)...

... which were under the firmament from the waters, (transitory things: [mayim: Hebrew]), which were above the firmament: and it was so.

The Hebrew word, "yowm," which is translated "day," actually means an unspecified period of time.  In genesis, this word implies something different than the normal 24 hour period. 

This can be seen in verses Gen 1:14-19.  

There, on that fourth "yowm," solar time is itself created, and the 24 hour day is specifically enumerated among the other works of the creation.

(Link to Strong Concordance for definition "day.")

(Link to concordance for waters, or Mayim in Hebrew.)

Between "Yowm two" and "Yowm three,"...
"his" spirit

The number seven Seven denoted divine completion. It is embedded in the text of Genesis 1 (but not in Genesis 2) in a number of ways, besides the obvious seven-day framework: the word "God" occurs 35 times (7 × 5) and "earth" 21 times (7 × 3). The phrases "and it was so" and "God saw that it was good" occur 7 times each. The first sentence of Genesis 1:1 contains 7 Hebrew words, and the second sentence contains 14 words, while the verses about the seventh day [Gen. 2:1-3] contain 35 words in total.

(Source: see section on "Exegetical points.")

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