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Morrish Bible Dictionary
There were with the Israelites three night watches:
1. From sunset (about 6 P.M.) to 10 P.M. Lamentations 2:19 .
2. The middle watch, from 10 P.M. to 2 A.M. Judges 7:19 .
3. From 2 A.M. till sunrise. 1 Samuel 11:11 . Under the Romans there were four night watches, agreeing with the changes of the Roman guards, each being of three hours' duration, from sunset to sunrise. They were sometimes called evening, midnight, cock-crowing and morning. Matthew 14:25; Matthew 24:43; Mark 6:48; Mark 13:35; Luke 12:38 .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Watches, Night'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/w/watches-night.html. 1897.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13