The first thing people should know when reading the Torah, Bible, or Koran is that if taken literally, the text dates creation respectively at 5,769 (lunar and solar "years are not materially different in length. The earth revolves around the sun in about 12.4 lunar months [working on the Catholic and Muslim Calendars] years ago (as of 2008).
The heavens and earth, light and darkness, critter and humans are less than 10,000 years old? Really?! And if not, isn't that an indication that the bible is pure fiction?
Why did god need to rest?
Why did it coincidentally take him exactly 6+1 days to build the whole world?
Where did he rest? Did he just lay down and go to sleep in the sky? Does god dream?