Creation and Commission: Genesis 1 to 3 – Translation and Commentary

1:5e) And it was dusk (or evening) and it was dawn (or daybreak) etc.   Genesis 1:1f,4d,14a-17h.   After the darkness of Genesis l:2f (preceding “the first day” of Genesis 1:3-5), God made a light-period called ‘Day.’   This ‘Day’ ended at dusk, at the commencement of a subsequent dark-period called ‘Night.’   And that ‘Night’ lasted till the following dawn mentioned  in Genesis 1:5.   Hence, the ‘first day’ started while it was still dark (cf. Genesis 1:2h), in the morning of that first day before our Earth got light for