A day could be a literal twelve or twenty-fourhours. (John 11:9) A day could be a longer period of time such as the days of Noah. (Luke 17:26-30)(Matthew 24:37) Jesus said that no one knows theday (hemera) or the hour (hora) at Matthew 24:36.The Greek words “
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” stand for aperiod of time. It could be long or short depending onthe context of the verse. A good example, the Bibledoes not specify the length of each creative day. Eachcreative day could be more than one thousand yearsin length. (Psalm 90:4)
DAY FOR A YEAR:
(Ezekiel 4:6; Numbers 14:34) A prophetic formula applied at Daniel 4:16, 23 andDaniel 9:24-26.
DAY OF JEHOVAH:
This is the special period of time when Jehovah God actively makes himself known against his enemies, in behalf of his people. Itis not a 24-hour period! Jehovah executes divine judgment against the wicked and is victorious overhis enemies. It is a time of salvation and deliverancefor the righteous. Isaiah was told: “The day of Jehovah is coming with fury and with burninganger!” (Isaiah 13:9) Who can hold up under it? Joelsays: “Jehovah will be a refuge for his people.” (Joel2:11; 3:16) Zephaniah 1:14 declares: “The great day of Jehovah is near!”The overwelming strength and weight of the judgment message found in God’s Word should beenough to convince any right hearted person torepent, obey Jehovah, and follow the advise found at