Hello friends, and welcome to today’s Scripture thought.
…and let them be for lights in the firmament of the heavens to give light on the earth”; and it was so.Genesis 1:15 NKJV
This verse is a continuation of Genesis 1:14.
The phrase “for lights” is translated from the Hebrew word mā’ôr, and means light or luminary.
The word “so” is translated from the Hebrew word kēn, and can mean:
so, therefore, thus
- thus, so
- just so
- so…as (paired with adverb)
- forasmuch as (in phrase)
- (with preposition)
- therefore, this being so (specific)
- therefore, on this ground (general)
- in such case
(from the Strong’s Concordance)