'Dawn' in the Bible
calling the light "day," and the darkness "night." The twilight and the dawn were day one.
God called the canopy "sky." The twilight and the dawn were the second day.
The twilight and the dawn were the third day.
The twilight and the dawn were the fourth day.
The twilight and the dawn were the fifth day.
Now God saw all that he had made, and indeed, it was very good! The twilight and the dawn were the sixth day.
At daybreak the angels urged Lot on: “Get up! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away in the punishment of the city.”
And Jacob is left alone, and one wrestleth with him till the ascending of the dawn;
and said, "Let me go, because the dawn has come." "I won't let you go," Jacob replied, "unless you bless me."
And at dawn the men, with their asses, were sent away.
And when Moses' hand was stretched out over the sea, at dawn the sea came flowing back, meeting the Egyptians in their flight, and the Lord sent destruction on the Egyptians in the middle of the sea.
But if it is after dawn, he will be responsible.
Those whose tents are on the east side, looking to the dawn, will be round the flag of the children of Judah, with Nahshon, the son of Amminadab, as their chief.
And those whose tents are to be placed on the east side of the House in front of the Tent of meeting, looking to the dawn, are Moses and Aaron and his sons, who will do the work of the holy place for the children of Israel; and any strange person who comes near will be put to death.
The two tribes and the half-tribe have been given their heritage on the other side of Jordan at Jericho, on the east looking to the dawn.
Early on the seventh day, they started at dawn and marched around the city seven times in the same way. That was the only day they marched around the city seven times.
When the Gazites heard that Samson was there, they surrounded the place and waited in ambush for him all that night at the city gate. While they were waiting quietly, they said, “Let us wait until dawn; then we will kill him.”
And the men have not been willing to hearken to him, and the man taketh hold on his concubine, and bringeth her out unto them without, and they know her, and roll themselves upon her all the night, till the morning, and send her away in the ascending of the dawn;
As dawn was breaking, the woman approached the door of the man's home where her master was and collapsed. Eventually, full daylight came.
She asked us, "Please allow me to glean what's left of the grain behind the harvesters.' So she came out and has continued working from dawn until now, except for a short time in a shelter."
So she lay down at his feet until dawn approached, then got up while it was still difficult for anyone to be recognized. Then he told her, "It shouldn't be known that a woman has come to the threshing floor."
They got up early, and just before dawn, Samuel called to Saul on the roof, “Get up, and I’ll send you on your way!” Saul got up, and both he and Samuel went outside.
Saul said, "Let's go down after the Philistines tonight and plunder them until dawn, and let's not leave a single one of them alive." They said, "Do whatever seems good to you!" But the priest said, "Let's draw near to God here."
For as surely as the LORD God of Israel lives, the one who restrained me from harming you indeed, had you not quickly come to meet me, by dawn there wouldn't be a single male left to Nabal."
And Abigail went back to Nabal; and he was feasting in his house like a king; and Nabal's heart was full of joy, for he had taken much wine; so she said nothing to him till dawn came.
Afterward, they carried Asahel to his father’s tomb in Bethlehem and buried him. Then Joab and his men marched all night and reached Hebron at dawn.
Then David and all the people who were with him arose and crossed the Jordan; and by dawn not even one remained who had not crossed the Jordan.
Then they said to one another, "It's not right what we're doing! This is a day to celebrate, but we haven't told anyone. If we wait until dawn, we'll be punished. So come on, let's go and inform the royal palace."
So we worked hard, half of us holding spears from dawn to dusk.
So he read it before the plaza in front of the Water Gate from dawn till noon before the men and women and those children who could understand. All the people were eager to hear the book of the law.
For [at this time] the Jews had light [a dawn of new hope] and gladness and joy and honor.
May its morning stars grow dark.May it wait for daylight but have none;may it not see the breaking of dawn.
They are smashed to pieces from dawn to dusk;they perish forever while no one notices.
When I lie down I think:When will I get up?But the evening drags on endlessly,and I toss and turn until dawn.
Your life will be brighter than noonday. Even its darkness will be like dawn.
The murderer rises at dawnto kill the poor and needy,and by night he becomes a thief.
Have you ever in your life commanded the morningor assigned the dawn its place,
His snorting flashes with light,while his eyes are like the rays of dawn.
Rise up, LORD, because you are strong; we will sing and praise your power. To the Director: To the tune of "Doe of the Dawn".A Davidic Psalm.
making your righteousness shine like the dawn,your justice like the noonday.
Since God is in her midst, she will not be shaken. God will help her at the break of dawn.
Wake up, my soul!Wake up, harp and lyre!I will wake up the dawn.
They who dwell in the ends of the earth stand in awe of Your signs;You make the dawn and the sunset shout for joy.
Wake up, harp and lyre!I will wake up the dawn.
Your people will volunteeron Your day of battle.In holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn,the dew of Your youth belongs to You.
I rise before dawn and cry out for help;I put my hope in Your word.
If I take wings with the dawn and settle down on the western horizon
The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn,shining brighter and brighter until midday.
Come, let's make love until dawn; let's comfort ourselves with love,
There is a glad dawn for the upright man, but the light of the sinner will be put out.
Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh; for youth and the dawn of life are vanity.
Until the day dawn, and the shadows flee away. Turn, my beloved: be thou like a gazelle or a young hart, Upon the mountains of Bether.
Until the day dawn, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, And to the hill of frankincense.
Y Who is this who shines like the dawn—as beautiful as the moon,bright as the sun,awe-inspiring as an army with banners?
"How terrible it will be for those who rise at dawn in order to grab a stiff drink, for those who stay up late at night as wine inflames them!
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, there will be no dawn for them.
"How you have fallen from heaven, Day Star, son of the Dawn! How you have been thrown down to earth, you who laid low the nation!
I look for you during the night, my spirit within me seeks you at dawn, for when your judgments come upon the earth, those who live in the world learn about justice.
"But your dead will live; their bodies will rise. Those who live in the dust will wake up and shout for joy! For your dew is like the dew of dawn, and the earth will give birth to the dead.
I have sent for one from the north, and from the dawn he has come; in my name he will get rulers together and go against them; they will be like dust, even as the wet earth is stamped on by the feet of the potter.
Then your light will appear like the dawn,and your recovery will come quickly.Your righteousness will go before you,and the Lord’s glory will be your rear guard.
Nations will come to your light, and kings before your dawn.
At the first light of dawn the king got up and hurried to the lions’ den.
Let us strive to know the Lord.His appearance is as sure as the dawn.He will come to us like the rain,like the spring showers that water the land.
Therefore, I will certainly cut you into pieces at the hands of the prophets; I will certainly kill you in fulfillment of my oracles of judgment; for my judgment will come forth like the light of the dawn.
So it will be done to you, Bethel,because of your extreme evil.At dawn the king of Israel will be totally destroyed.
a day of darkness and gloom,a day of clouds and dense overcast,like the dawn spreading over the mountains;a great and strong people appears,such as never existed in ages pastand never will againin all the generations to come.
He is here:the One who forms the mountains,creates the wind,and reveals His thoughts to man,the One who makes the dawn out of darknessand strides on the heights of the earth.Yahweh, the God of Hosts, is His name.
The One who made the Pleiades and Orion,who turns darkness into dawnand darkens day into night,who summons the waters of the seaand pours them out over the face of the earth—Yahweh is His name.
When dawn came the next day, God appointed a worm that attacked the plant, and it withered.
I heard and I trembled within. My lips quivered at the noise. My legs gave way beneath me, and I trembled. Nevertheless, I await the day of distress that will dawn on our invaders.
The righteous Lord is in her;He does no wrong.He applies His justice morning by morning;He does not fail at dawn,yet the one who does wrong knows no shame.
The people who were in the dark saw a great light, and to those in the land of the shade of death did the dawn come up.
Shortly before dawn, Jesus came to them, walking on the sea.
“For the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of an estate who went out in the morning at dawn to hire workmen for his vineyard.
Now early in the morning, as Jesus was coming back to the city, He was hungry.
In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.
He saw that his disciples were straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. Shortly before dawn he came to them, walking on the sea. He intended to go up right beside them,
So keep on watching, because you don't know when the master of the house is coming whether in the evening, at three o'clock in the morning, or at dawn.
At earliest dawn, after the High Priests had held a consultation with the Elders and Scribes, they and the entire Sanhedrin bound Jesus and took Him away and handed Him over to Pilate.
And very early after dawn on the first day of the week, they came at the time of the coming up of the sun to the place where the body had been put.
Because of our God’s merciful compassion,the Dawn from on high will visit us
If he comes in the middle of the night, or even near dawn, and finds them alert, those slaves are blessed.
But at early dawn on the first day of the week, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared.
At dawn He went to the temple complex again, and all the people were coming to Him. He sat down and began to teach them.
Just as dawn was breaking, Jesus stood on the shore. The disciples didn't realize it was Jesus.
and having heard, they did enter at the dawn into the temple, and were teaching. And the chief priest having come, and those with him, they called together the sanhedrim and all the senate of the sons of Israel, and they sent to the prison to have them brought,
After going upstairs, breaking the bread, and eating, Paul conversed a considerable time until dawn. Then he left.
Until the day was about to dawn, Paul was encouraging them all to take some food, saying, “Today is the fourteenth day that you have been constantly watching and going without eating, having taken nothing.
After arranging a day with him, many came to him at his lodging. From dawn to dusk he expounded and witnessed about the kingdom of God. He tried to persuade them concerning Jesus from both the Law of Moses and the Prophets.
The night has advanced toward dawn; the day is near. So then we must lay aside the works of darkness, and put on the weapons of light.
in whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dawn upon them .
For this reason He says,“Awake, sleeper,And arise from the dead,And Christ will shine [as dawn] upon you and give you light.”
We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: