A standard argument in the young earth arsenal is the interpretation of the Hebrew word for "day," known as Yom.
We invite you to delve deeper into this issue in the articles below. We've collected articles from other old earth creationists websites, so that you have a single location with links to all the best articles on Yom and Biblical evidences for long days. Articles which are Offsite open a new browser window. God Bless as you study His Word!
Word Study: Yom - Answers in Creation article listing all the uses of the word Yom
The Hebrew Word “Yom” Used with a Number in Genesis 1 - Article by Dr. Rodney Whitefield, author of the book Reading Genesis One
Numeric Modifier? Where did the Hebrew rule for interpreting Yom as 24 hours when it is accompanied with a number come from? Dr. Hugh Ross explores this in his weekly radio broadcast (RealAudio)
What Did the Ancient Hebrews Think? - Did the Hebrews think Yom was a twenty-four hour period? Dr. Hugh Ross explores this in his weekly radio broadcast (RealAudio)
Yom and Ordinals - Another discussion from Dr. Ross on the young earth claim about ordinals (RealAudio)
Scriptural Evidence for Long Days - Another examination of evidences within the Bible for long days.
Biblical Evidence for Long Creation Days - Other than Yom, there are clues in the Bible that indicate long days
Creedal Controversy: The Orthodoxy of "Days" - Dr. Kenneth Samples discusses the interpretation of the days of creation and the creeds
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