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Break of Day • Dawning
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
DAWN, DAWNING — the first appearance of light in the morning as the sun rises (Job 7:4; Is. 58:10; Acts 27:33). Matthew’s account of the resurrection of Christ begins with these words: “Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
DAWN First appearance of light in the morning as the sun rises. Job 3:9 indicates that the stars are still visible at dawn. Dawn is used in the literal sense of the beginning of the day (Josh. 6:15; Judg. 19:26; Matt. 28:1; Acts 27:33). Matthew 4:16 uses the picture of the dawn in Isa. 9:2–3 as a figure
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
dawn. This English term, as a noun or a verb, can be used to render several words and expressions, especially Hebrew šaḥar H8840 (e.g., Job 38:12; KJV, “dayspring”). Some believe this word refers to the Amorite god Shahar. The light of dawn can be a symbol for truthfulness and discernment (Isa. 8:19–20).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
DAWN, dôn, DAWNING: The word means the approach of the morning light, the breaking of the day. There are several words in the Bible that indicate this. נֶשֶׁף, nesheph, “twilight” of the morning (Job 7:4; Ps 119:147). The same word is used for evening twilight (1 S 30:17; 2 K 7:5, 7); פְּנו̇ת הַבֹּקֶר,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
DAWN [שָׁחַר shakhar; ὄρθρος orthros]. In the OT, dawn often translates shakhar, an ANE deity associated with the sun’s rising (e.g., Isa 14:12; Job 41:18). In the NT, various Greek terms often refer simply to the break of day (e.g., Mark 13:35; Luke 24:1; Acts 20:11). In Luke 1:78, dawn is employed