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Evening, The


1. The day originally began with. Ge 1:5.

2. Divided into two, commencing at 3 o’clock, and sunset. Ex 12:6; Nu 9:3.

3. Called

a. Even. Ge 19:1; De 28:67.

b. Eventide. Jos 8:29; Ac 4:3.

c. Cool of the day. Ge 3:8.

4. Stretches out its shadows. Jer 6:4.

5. The outgoings of, praise God. Ps 65:8.

6. Man ceases from labour in. Ru 2:17; Ps 104:23.

7. Wild beasts come forth in. Ps 59:6,14; Jer 5:6.

8. A season for

a. Meditation. Ge 24:63.

b. Prayer. Ps 55:17; Mt 14:15,23.

c. Exercise. 2Sa 11:2.

d. Taking food. Mr 14:17,18; Lu 24:29,30.

9. Humiliation often continued until. Jos 7:6; Jdj 20:23,26; 21:2; Ezr 9:4,5.

10. Custom of sitting at the gates in. Ge 19:1.

11. All defiled persons uncleaned until. Le 11:24-28; 15:5-7; 17:15; Nu 19:19.

12. Part of the daily sacrifice offered in. Ex 29:41; Ps 141:2; Da 9:21.

13. Paschal lamb killed in. Ex 12:6,18.

14. The golden candlestick lighted in. Ex 27:21; 30:8.

15. The sky red in, a token of fair weather. Mt 16:2.