hexaemeron

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hexaemeron

(ˌhɛksəˈɛmərɒn) or

hexahemeron

n
(Bible)
a. the period of six days in which God created the world
b. the account of the Creation in Genesis 1
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek, from hexaēmeros (adj) of six days, from hexa- + hēmera day]
ˌhexaˈemeric, ˌhexaˈhemeric adj

hex•a•em•er•on

(ˌhɛk səˈɛm əˌrɒn)

n.
the six days of Creation or the account of them in the Bible. Gen. 1.
[1585–95; < Late Latin < Greek hexaḗmeron period of six days, neuter of hexaḗmeros of six days =hexa- hexa- + -ēmeros, adj. derivative of hēméra day]
hex`a•em′er•ic, adj.
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When the missionary had finished his summary of the Creation according to Genesis, he saw that Mongondro was deeply affected.
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