“And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let dry land appear and it was so. And God called the dry land Earth: and the gathering of waters he called Seas: and God saw that it was good.”
Genesis 1:9-10 – Hebrew direct translation in English
“and·he-is-saying,Elohim, they-shall-be-flown-together, the·waters, from·under, the·heavens, to, place, one, and·she-shall-be-seen, the·dry, and·he-is-becoming, so, and·he-is-calling, Elohim, to·the·dry, land, and·to·confluence-of, the·waters, he-called, seas, and·he-is-seeing, Elohim, that, good.”
We see capitalization’s for the word Earth and the word Sea’s in the King James Version. These are significant as these are not general terms. These are names. God has just named the Earth and the Seas proper or so one could conclude.
In the Hebrew, however, we are seeing all land and all sea’s for every planetesimal created from accretion. Our Earth could be named as just one of billions of planets with land and seas. From this point on the Earth does exist, but its not the only planet.
In summary, to this point, God has created space (the vacuum of the universe); atoms to occupy this space; nuclear fusion and polarities; gravity; atmosphere; land and seas on the planetesimals, which Earth may be one of many. This is the easy stuff, from here on it gets really complicated in description!
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