As we can see in the article below, the original 6 days of creation were 28 hours long. Can anyone provide any more supporting info on this item? Maybe someone here has info from hebrew seforim that are not in english online.

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Rabbi Eliyahu of Izmir in his commentary to Chumash (Parashas Ki Sisa) quotes a Midrash that states that initially, G-d created not seven 24-hour days, but six 28-hours days.

Source: https://www.kosher.com/article/having-shabbat-on-our-minds-throughout-the-week-409

  • Have you looked through Bereshit Rabbah on Setaria? They published a complete English translation earlier this year Mar 10 at 21:25
  • You worded the first sentence wrong. We don't see that the days were 28 hours, that would be absolutely meaningless because the division into hours is artificial. We only see that the article quotes Rabbi Eliyahoo who quotes a Midrash.
    – Al Berko
    Mar 10 at 21:41
  • How about סוף מעשה במחשבה תחילה? Does the rabbi say that God didn't intend to have Shabbos until Time objected?
    – Al Berko
    Mar 10 at 21:44
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    This is the OP. The request was for the community to kindly 'provide any more supporting info on this item'. Ty Mar 10 at 21:47


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