Night in the Bible

General scriptures concerning

  • Genesis 1:5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
  • Genesis 1:16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
  • Genesis 1:18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.

Bible Encyclopedia for NIGHT.

Meditations in

  • Psalms 19:2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.
  • Psalms 77:6 I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart: and my spirit made diligent search.
  • Psalms 119:148 Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.
  • Psalms 139:11 If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.

Definition of night

Worship in

  • Psalms 134:1 Behold, bless ye the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD.

"Night" Bible Outline

Jesus prays all night

  • Luke 6:12 And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Night.

No night in heaven

  • Revelation 21:25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.
  • Revelation 22:5 And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

Divided into watches

  • Exodus 14:24 And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the LORD looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,
  • Judges 7:19 So Gideon, and the hundred men that were with him, came unto the outside of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch; and they had but newly set the watch: and they blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers that were in their hands.
  • 1 Samuel 11:11 And it was so on the morrow, that Saul put the people in three companies; and they came into the midst of the host in the morning watch, and slew the Ammonites until the heat of the day: and it came to pass, that they which remained were scattered, so that two of them were not left together.
  • Nehemiah 12:9 Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, were over against them in the watches.
  • Psalms 63:6 When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.
  • Psalms 119:148 Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.
  • Lamentations 2:19 Arise, cry out in the night: in the beginning of the watches pour out thine heart like water before the face of the Lord: lift up thy hands toward him for the life of thy young children, that faint for hunger in the top of every street.
  • Matthew 14:25 And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.
  • Luke 12:38 And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

Divided into hours

  • Acts 23:23 And he called unto him two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred soldiers to go to Caesarea, and horsemen threescore and ten, and spearmen two hundred, at the third hour of the night;

Used figuratively

  • Isaiah 15:1 The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence;
  • Isaiah 21:11-12 The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night? 12 The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will inquire, inquire ye: return, come.
  • John 9:4 I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.
  • Romans 13:12 The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:5 Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
 
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