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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Night

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  • The darkness first called
    Genesis 1:5

  • Caused by God
    Psalm 104:20

  • Belongs to God
    Psalm 74:16

  • The heavenly bodies designed to separate day from
    Genesis 1:14

  • The moon and stars designed to rule and give light by
    Genesis 1:16-18; Jeremiah 31:35

  • Commenced at sunset
    Genesis 28:11

  • Continued until sunrise
    Psalm 104:22; Matthew 28:1; Mark 16:2

  • REGULAR SUCCESSION OF
    • Established by covenant
      Genesis 8:22; Jeremiah 33:20
    • Ordained for the glory of God
      Psalm 19:2

  • Originally divided into three watches
    Lamentations 2:19; Judges 7:19; Exodus 14:24

  • Divided into four watches by the Romans
    Luke 12:38; Matthew 14:25; Mark 13:35

  • FREQUENTLY
    • Exceeding dark
      Proverbs 7:9
    • Cold and frosty
      Genesis 31:40; Jeremiah 36:30
    • Accompanied by heavy dew
      Numbers 11:9; Judges 6:38,40; Job 29:19; Song of Solomon 5:2

  • Unsuitable for labour
    John 9:4

  • Unsuitable for travelling
    John 11:10

  • Designed for rest
    Psalm 104:23

  • Wearisome to the afflicted
    Job 7:3,4

  • Favourable to the purposes of the wicked
    Genesis 31:39; Job 24:14,15; Obadiah 1:5; 1 Thessalonians 5:2

  • Wild beasts go forth in search of prey during
    2 Samuel 21:10; Psalm 104:21,22

  • THE JEWS
    • Forbidden to keep the wages of servants during
      Leviticus 19:13
    • Forbidden to allow malefactors to hang during
      Deuteronomy 21:23
    • In affliction spent, in sorrow and humiliation
      Psalm 6:6; 30:5; Joel 1:13
    • In affliction spent, in prayer
      Psalm 22:2
    • Often kept lamps burning during
      Proverbs 31:18

  • Eastern shepherds watched over their flocks during
    Genesis 31:40; Luke 2:8

  • Eastern fishermen continued their employment during
    Luke 5:5; John 21:3

  • GOD FREQUENTLY
    • Revealed his will in
      Genesis 31:24; 46:2; Numbers 22:30; Daniel 7:2
    • Visited his people in
      1 Kings 3:5; Psalm 17:3
    • Executed his judgments in
      Exodus 12:12; 2 Kings 19:35; Job 27:20; Daniel 5:30

  • ILLUSTRATIVE OF
    • Spiritual darkness
      Romans 13:12
    • Seasons of severe calamities
      Isaiah 21:12; Amos 5:8
    • Seasons of spiritual desertion
      Song of Solomon 3:1
    • Death
      John 9:4

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Night'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/n/night.html. 1897.

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