1:5a, day = part of time. Not
a 24 hour day.
1:5b, day = part of counting time. Day = a breaking forth of
orderliness. Different than the day of 5a. Not necessarily a
24 hour day. Cf. 1:8, 13, 19, 23, 31 and 2:2.
1:14a, day = part of time. Not a 24 hour day.
1:14b, day = part of counting time. Different than the day of
1:14a. Probably a 24 hour day.
2:2-3, the seventh creative day does not have an evening and
morning connected with it, because there is no longer
“disorder” in creation that needs God’s creative activity.
Not a 24 hour day, because God is still resting from His
2:4, day = parts of days 1, 3, 5, & 6. Not a 24 hour day.
2:7-25, Day six details: Trees of fruit, ready to eat in 2:8-9 and
2:16-17. Not a 24 hour day. Or a 24 hour day with funny
time like no other day.
2:17, day = day of spiritual death. Not a 24 hour day. "Time" is a
Link to : "Evening and morning in Genesis 1:5b"