Morning

  • The second part of the day at the creation.

    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 1:8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.

    Genesis 1:13 And the evening and the morning were the third day.

    Genesis 1:19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.

    Genesis 1:23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.

    Genesis 1:31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

  • morning (KJV Dictionary)

  • The first part of the natural day.

    Mark 16:2 And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.

  • Ordained by God.

    Job 38:12 Hast thou commanded the morning since thy days; and caused the dayspring to know his place;

  • Began with first dawn.

    Joshua 6:15 And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they rose early about the dawning of the day, and compassed the city after the same manner seven times: only on that day they compassed the city seven times.

    Psalms 119:147 I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word.

  • See MORNING in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

  • Continued until noon.

    1 Kings 18:26 And they took the bullock which was given them, and they dressed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning even until noon, saying, O Baal, hear us. But there was no voice, nor any that answered. And they leaped upon the altar which was made.

    Nehemiah 8:3 And he read therein before the street that was before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.

  • First dawning of, called the eyelids of the morning.

    Job 3:9 Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark; let it look for light, but have none; neither let it see the dawning of the day:

    Job 41:18 By his neesings a light doth shine, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.

  • The outgoings of, made to rejoice.

    Psalms 65:8 They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice.

  • See Morning in McClintock and Strong.

  • THE JEWS
    • Generally rose early in.

      Genesis 28:18 And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.

      Judges 6:28 And when the men of the city arose early in the morning, behold, the altar of Baal was cast down, and the grove was cut down that was by it, and the second bullock was offered upon the altar that was built.

    • Eat but little in.

      Ecclesiastes 10:16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

    • Went to the temple in.

      Luke 21:38 And all the people came early in the morning to him in the temple, for to hear him.

      John 8:2 And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them.

    • Offered a part of the daily sacrifice in.

      Exodus 29:38-39 Now this is that which thou shalt offer upon the altar; two lambs of the first year day by day continually. 39 The one lamb thou shalt offer in the morning; and the other lamb thou shalt offer at even:

    • Devoted a part of, to prayer and praise.

      Psalms 5:3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.

      Psalms 59:16 But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.

      Psalms 88:13 But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent thee.

    • Gathered the manna in.

      Exodus 16:21 And they gathered it every morning, every man according to his eating: and when the sun waxed hot, it melted.

    • Began their journeys in.

      Genesis 22:3 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.

    • Held courts of justice in.

      Jeremiah 21:12 O house of David, thus saith the LORD; Execute judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor, lest my fury go out like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings.

      Matthew 27:1 When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:

    • Contracted covenants in.

      Genesis 26:31 And they rose up betimes in the morning, and sware one to another: and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

    • Transacted business in.

      Ecclesiastes 11:6 In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

      Matthew 20:1 For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.

  • Was frequently cloudless.

    2 Samuel 23:4 And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.

  • A red sky in, a sign of bad weather.

    Matthew 16:3 And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowring. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?

  • Ushered in by the morning star.

    Job 38:7 When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of the resurrection day.

      Psalms 49:14 Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.

    • (Breaking forth,) of the glory of the church.

      Song of Solomon 6:10 Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners?

      Isaiah 58:8 Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the LORD shall be thy rereward.

    • (Star of,) of the glory of Christ.

      Revelation 22:16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.

    • (Star of,) of reward of saints.

      Revelation 2:28 And I will give him the morning star.

    • (Clouds in,) of the short lived profession of hypocrites.

      Hosea 6:4 O Ephraim, what shall I do unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do unto thee? for your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goeth away.

    • (Wings of,) of rapid movements.

      Psalms 139:9 If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;

    • (Spread upon the mountains,) of heavy calamities.

      Joel 2:2 A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.

 
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