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The distinction between macro- and micro-evolution is critical; the biblical position is that the macro (change between species) is untenable. Nobody denies microevolution (change within a given species).
The definition of phenomenal language is “a description of appearance, not objective reality, e.g., ‘the sun is setting.’”
Keil & Delitzsch call the Hebrew term for “seas” a “plural of intensity” not a numerical plural.
The term proleptically means “by anticipation.”