Word: hmera

Pronounce: hay-mer'-ah

Strongs Number: G2250

Orig: feminine (with 5610 implied) of a derivative of hemai (to sit; akin to the base of 1476) meaning tame, i.e. gentle; day, i.e. (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively, a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context):--age, + alway, (mid-)day (by day, (-ly)), + for ever, judgment, (day) time, while, years. G5610

Use: TDNT-2:943,309 Noun Feminine

Heb Strong: H216 H343 H819 H865 H1242 H1870 H2320 H2527 H3117 H3117 H3117 H3117 H3119 H3224 H3409 H4325 H5794 H5844 H6153 H6256 H6965 H7307 H7657 H8032 H8543

    1) the day, used of the natural day, or the interval between sunrise and sunset, as distinguished from and contrasted with the night
    1a) in the daytime
    1b) metaph., "the day" is regarded as the time for abstaining from indulgence, vice, crime, because acts of the sort are perpetrated at night and in darkness
    2) of the civil day, or the space of twenty four hours (thus including the night)
    2a) Eastern usage of this term differs from our western usage. Any part of a day is counted as a whole day, hence the expression "three days and three nights" does not mean literally three whole days, but at least one whole day plus part of two other days.
    3) of the last day of this present age, the day Christ will return from heaven, raise the dead, hold the final judgment, and perfect his kingdom
    4) used of time in general, i.e. the days of his life.