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Bereshit

  
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 1:6
1:5 God named the light 'Day,' and the darkness He named 'Night.' It was evening and it was morning, one day.
Vayikra Elohim la-or yom velachoshech kara laylah vayehi-erev vayehi-voker yom echad.
1:6 God said, 'There shall be a sky in the middle of the water, and it shall divide between water and water.'
Vayomer Elohim yehi rakia betoch hamayim vyhi mavdil beyn mayim lamayim.



Commentary:

sky
  (Saadia) Rakia in Hebrew, literally 'spread' or 'expanse.' Usually translated as 'firmament.'





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