We can look at science and say the Bible is amazingly scientific. To show you how amazing it is, in 1903 a man died by the name of Herbert Spencer--he actually died on my birthday (of course, my birthday came a long time later!). Herbert Spencer was a scientist.
He was heralded by the world, he was given all kinds of prizes as a ground-breaking scientist. His greatest achievement was categorical. It was Herbert Spencer who announced to the scientific world that everything that exists in the universe falls into five categories...one of five...time, force, action, space and matter. That's what he said and he said it in that order...time, force, action, space and matter. Nice going, Herbert.
How about this? "In the beginning," that's time, "God," that's force, "created" that's action, "the heavens," that's space, "and the earth," that's matter. Right there in the first verse.
It's all right, Herbert, you were trying to find it without that verse. Hope others won't.