Edited by Greg Neyman
Young earth creationists contend that if God intended to convey the idea of millions of years, there are other Hebrew words He could have used
Source: Numerous sources
True, but these words would have destroyed God's intention to set the example for us of the seven day week. If God had used a word which represents a million years, God could not say that we should work six million years, and rest the next million
The word for day, Yom, beautifully serves a dual meaning. The representation of our seven day week is fully explained by its use, and since it represents long ages, it explains the creation account
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