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Our modern world depends upon timekeeping so precise that it takes into the effects of relativity to correct for infinitesimal variations. Not so the ANE. During the day one could measure time with the sun. I'm not sure how they measured at night! But overall the Roman system of measuring the time of day and the Jewish method were easily reconcilable just by ...


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CLV Gn 1:1 IN A BEGINNING Created by the Elohim were the heavens and the earth. :2 Yet the earth became a chaos and vacant, and darkness was on the surface of the submerged chaos. Yet the spirit of the Elohim is vibrating over the surface of the water. :3 And saying is the Elohim, "Become light!" And it is becoming light. :4 And seeing is the Elohim the ...


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Answer: At that time of Spring, (the Vernal Equinox), the hours of the day would have corresponded with each other - regardless of the System used. Temporal vs. Fixed Hours: The first problem in using the day is to decide when it begins and ends – its phase – so that events may be assigned to a day without ambiguity. Some nations decided to begin their ...


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Luke 23:54 is using the word to signify an approaching event (the Sabbath about to begin), whereas Matthew 28:1 is using it to signify daybreak. We do this in English as well. The way a word is used is just as important as what the word itself is (though I'd say more important). Dawn: noun the first appearance of daylight in the morning: Dawn broke over ...


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Jesus was crucified on Good Friday, the day before the Jewish Sabbath, also Jesus died unexpectedly young, and didn't have a tomb prepared. According to tradition he was given the tomb of Joseph of Arimethia, a family friend.



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