I just have an interesting inspiration. Imagine each day of creation compared to each 1,000 of years human progress. Note that the timing is not exact and a +/- 100 years of allowance is necessary to adjust for the inaccuracies:
Day 1 of creation = 4,000 BC - 3,000 BC +/- 100 years
Day 2 of creation = 3000 BC to 2,000 BC +/- 100 years
Day 3 of creation = 2,000 BC to 1,000 BC +/- 100 years
Day 4 of creation = 1,000 BC to 1 AD +/- 100 years
Day 5 of creation = 1 AD to 1,000 AD +/- 100 years
Day 6 of creation = 1,000 AD to 2,000 AD +/- 100 years
Day 7 of creation = 2,000 AD to 3,000 AD +/- 100 years
Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
2 Now the earth was [a] formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
3 And God said, "Let there be light," and there was light. 4 God saw that the light was good, and He separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day.
This was analogous to the period of 4,000 BC to 3,000 BC (+/- 100 years)in which the world was rather lacking in human population and development (formless and empty). Humans then started to develop hunting, agriculture, clothing, language and others at the basic level of developments. There were good(day) and evilness(night) during this period (events of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Enoch).
6 And God said, "Let there be an expanse between the waters to separate water from water." 7 So God made the expanse and separated the water under the expanse from the water above it. And it was so. 8 God called the expanse "sky." And there was evening, and there was morning—the second day.
This was the period analogous to 3,000 BC to 2,000 BC (+/- 100 years) in which the Great Flood(water) came to destroy all land animals and humans except Noah and his family. It was a way to separate the good from the evil(separation of the waters). The descendants of Noah then started to expand and spread throughout the world(i.e. the sky). It was during this time that the earth started to divide and the lands were separated to become oceans and continents( Peleg). People and languages started to divide (The tower of Babel). Note the verse, "separate the water from water". There were good(morning) and there were evil(evening).
*9 And God said, "Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear." And it was so. 10 God called the dry ground "land," and the gathered waters he called "seas." And God saw that it was good.
*11 Then God said, "Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds." And it was so. 12 The land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good. 13 And there was evening, and there was morning—the third day.
This was the period analogous to 2.000 AD to 1,000 AD (+/- 100 years) in which the history of Israel and the civilized world started to take shape with the appearance of Abraham, Ishmael, Issac, Esau, Jacob, the 12 tribes of Israel, Moses etc. The population of the world started to grow each with their own empires and cultures. Better technology and knowledge such as cement, metallurgy, mathematics, astronomy etc. started to develop. There were good and there were evil.
*14 And God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark seasons and days and years, 15 and let them be lights in the expanse of the sky to give light on the earth." And it was so. 16 God made two great lights—the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night. He also made the stars. 17 God set them in the expanse of the sky to give light on the earth, 18 to govern the day and the night, and to separate light from darkness. And God saw that it was good. 19 And there was evening, and there was morning—the fourth day.
This was the period analogous of 1,000 AD to 1 AD (+/- 100 years) in which great empires started to expand such as the Roman Empire, the Persian Empire etc. Better technology and knowledge of that time started to develop. It was during this period that the light of the world (Jesus from the line of David) started to shine to give light to the world (goodness and day) and govern over the evil (darkness and night). This period included great men like David and Solomon. It was a period of good and evil (Book of the Kings, Samuel etc.)
*20 And God said, "Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the sky." 21 So God created the great creatures of the sea and every living and moving thing with which the water teems, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. 22 God blessed them and said, "Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the water in the seas, and let the birds increase on the earth." 23 And there was evening, and there was morning—the fifth day.
This was a period analogous to 1 AD to 1,000 AD (+/- 100 years) in which there were developments in knowledge and creativity such as arts etc. The world population started to grow at greater speed and diversity. There were good and there were evil.
*24 And God said, "Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: livestock, creatures that move along the ground, and wild animals, each according to its kind." And it was so. 25 God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the livestock according to their kinds, and all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.
*26 Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, [b] and over all the creatures that move along the ground."
*27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
*28 God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground."
*29 Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food. 30 And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground—everything that has the breath of life in it—I give every green plant for food." And it was so.
*31 God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning—the sixth day.
This is a period analogous to 1,000 AD to 2,000 AD (+/- 100 years) in which innovation and technology (such as guns) and knowledge reaches its greatest height such that man started to dominate over all the animals and the world like a god("in the image of God"). There was a large increase in the world population and diversity due to mingling of races. Food production increases to cope with the increased population("every green plant for food"). There were good and there were evil.
Genesis 2*1 Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array.
*2 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested [a] from all his work. 3 And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.
This is a period analogous of 2,000 AD to 3,000 AD (+/- 100 years) of relative peace after all the human developments have reached its greatest heights. This is analogous to the mellenium as mentioned in Revelation 20 of the thousand years in which Satan is locked up. Note there is no sentence of "And there was evening, and there was morning" (unlike the other six days) which seems to suggest it was a period of neutrality between good and evil.
This is just my own inspired thoughts on the analogies of the 7 days of creation in relation to the history of human development based on one creation day equals a thousand years.
Many Blessings to all.
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