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Night


1. The darkness first called. Ge 1:5.

2. Caused by God. Ps 104:20.

3. Belongs to God. Ps 74:16.

4. The heavenly bodies designed to separate day from. Ge 1:14.

5. The moon and stars designed to rule and give light by. Ge 1:16-18; Jer 31:35.

6. Commenced at sunset. Ge 28:11.

7. Continued until sunrise. Ps 104:22; Mt 28:1; Mr 16:2.

8. Regular succession of

a. Established by covenant. Ge 8:22; Jer 33:20.

b. Ordained for the glory of God. Ps 19:2.

9. Originally divided into three watches. La 2:19; Jdj 7:19; Ex 14:24.

10. Divided into four watches by the Romans. Lu 12:38; Mt 14:25; Mr 13:35.

11. Frequently

a. Exceeding dark. Pr 7:9.

b. Cold and frosty. Ge 31:40; Jer 36:30.

c. Accompanied by heavy dew. Nu 11:9; Jdj 6:38,40; Job 29:19; Song 5:2.

12. Unsuitable for labour. Joh 9:4.

13. Unsuitable for travelling. Joh 11:10.

14. Designed for rest. Ps 104:23.

15. Wearisome to the afflicted. Job 7:3,4.

16. Favourable to the purposes of the wicked. Ge 31:39; Job 24:14,15; Ob 1:5; 1Th 5:2.

17. Wild beasts go forth in search of prey during. 2Sa 21:10; Ps 104:21,22.

18. The Jews

a. Forbidden to keep the wages of servants during. Le 19:13.

b. Forbidden to allow malefactors to hang during. De 21:23.

c. In affliction spent, in sorrow and humiliation. Ps 6:6; 30:5; Joe 1:13.

d. In affliction spent, in prayer. Ps 22:2.

e. Often kept lamps burning during. Pr 31:18.

19. Eastern shepherds watched over their flocks during. Ge 31:40; Lu 2:8.

20. Eastern fishermen continued their employment during. Lu 5:5; Joh 21:3.

21. God frequently

a. Revealed his will in. Ge 31:24; 46:2; Nu 22:30; Da 7:2.

b. Visited his people in. 1Ki 3:5; Ps 17:3.

c. Executed his judgments in. Ex 12:12; 2Ki 19:35; Job 27:20; Da 5:30.

22. Illustrative of

a. Spiritual darkness. Ro 13:12.

b. Seasons of severe calamities. Isa 21:12; Am 5:8.

c. Seasons of spiritual desertion. Song 3:1.

d. Death. Joh 9:4.