'In the beginning there was darkness and God said; "Let there be light!"
If one tends to believe the bible than the answer would be that night came before day. Just as if God made Adam as a full grown man instead of a baby boy it's probably safe to assume that the chicken came before the egg.
On the other hand if one does not buy into the "creation theory" then these things probably don't linger on their mind.
Dashingscorpio handled the Biblical explanation, so I'll go at it from another perspective. If you're asking which comes first during any given twenty-four hour period, the answer would be night. In fact, as I see it, the sequence is night-day-night. Think about it in "military time" (a twenty-four hour clock), 00:00 is the beginning of the cycle and it is night (midnight). This time of year, the sun becomes visible at around 06:30 then is gone again by around 20:00 (8pm on a standard clock).
Nice, but the clock is artificial. In the Jewish scheme, the day starts at sunset (the beginning of night), so the sequence is night-day with no overlap. But night came first, because light from fusion had to wait for gravity
Hi lone77star. I agree. I gave my answer for the people who may not accept what they would classify as a "religious" answer.
The clock is not artificial. The world clock keeps time with the atom
Atomic clocks keep time better than any other clock. They even keep time better than the rotation of the Earth and the movement of the stars.
In America it is day, but in Israel it is night. According to the Bible night came first
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
The Jewish have kept it according to the scriptures
by Grace Marguerite Williams 6 years ago
What comes to mind when you hear the words.................TRUE DARKNESS?
by SwordofManticorE 7 years ago
Which of the three represents God the best when it comes to salvation?Arminianism - God can't save all?Calvinism - God won't save all?Universalism - God will save all?
by Mishael Austin Witty 4 years ago
What is the speed of dark?My husband found this question in his fortune cookie tonight. Neither one of us knew how to answer it. And we certainly didn't know how it related to fortune. So, I thought it might be interesting to throw it out here and see others had to say.
by Shealy Healy 11 years ago
Have you heard the voice that comes in the middle of the night saying "Everything will be okay."I am not joking. A voice comes in the night. I have been told this by hundreds of people. And, I have heard it too. He comes and wakes you from a dream. He says, "Everything will be...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 5 years ago
What is the FIRST thing that comes to mind at the mention of the word night?
by Samantha Hera 7 years ago
just a question take no offense but are you Satanic?
Copyright © 2021 Maven Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers on this website. HubPages® is a registered trademark of Maven Coalition, Inc. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. Maven Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers to this website may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|