The mandate of the whole of Creation is stated almost immediately: Yehi ohr.( Divine Light) A common translation reads, “Let there be light”. Instead, read, “It should become Light.”
All the world — even the darkness — should become a source of light and wisdom.
It all began with an infinite light that filled all and left no room for a world to be. Then that light was withheld so the world might be created in the resulting void.[ continues]