And the evening and the morning were the first day.

from Holy Bible (KJV) – Genesis 1 on Rap Genius


Most of us conceive of our days as starting in the morning and ending in the evening; the traditional Hebraic belief, however, is that days begin at sundown. That’s when the sabbath and Jewish holidays begin. This also gave rise to the Catholic tradition of celebrating the vigil of feast days, which is why we have Christmas Eve

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