4:23 I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.
4:28 For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black: because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back from it.
without form and void
Cf. Genesis 1:2 . "Without form and void" describes the condition of the earth as the result of judgment ; Jeremiah 4:24-26 ; Isaiah 24:1 which overthrew the primal order of Genesis 1:1 . SCOFIELD'S "GAP" THEORY!
For Another Point of View: See Topic 401495 (Gap Theory) For Another Point of View: See Topic 8756
repent (See Scofield "Zechariah 8:14") .