'Midnight' in the Bible
Then Moses said, “Thus says the Lord: ‘At midnight I am going out into the midst of Egypt,
Now it happened at midnight that the Lord struck every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the prisoner who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of the cattle.
But Samson lay [resting] until midnight, then at midnight he got up and took hold of the doors of the city gate and the two door-posts, and pulled them up, [security] bar and all, and he put them on his shoulders and carried them up to the top of the hill which is opposite Hebron.
In the middle of the night the man was startled and he turned over, and found a woman lying at his feet.
So she got up in the middle of the night and took my son from [his place] beside me while your maidservant was asleep, and laid him on her bosom, and laid her dead son on my bosom.
“For the morning is the same to him as the thick darkness [of midnight];For he is familiar with the terrors of thick darkness.
“In a moment they die, even at midnightThe people are shaken and pass away,And the powerful are taken away without a [human] hand.
At midnight I will rise to give thanks to YouBecause of Your righteous ordinances.
But at midnight there was a shout, ‘Look! The bridegroom [is coming]! Go out to meet him.’
Therefore, be continually on the alert—for you do not know when the master of the house is coming, whether in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning—
Then He said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and goes to him at midnight and says, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves [of bread];
Whether he comes in the second watch (before midnight), or even in the third (after midnight), and finds them so [prepared and ready], blessed are those servants.
But about midnight when Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them;
Now on the first day of the week (Sunday), when we were gathered together to break bread (share communion), Paul began talking with them, intending to leave the next day; and he kept on with his message until midnight.