Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3915: layil (pronounced lah'-yil)

or (Isa. 21:11) leyl {lale}; also laylah {lah'- yel-aw}; from the same as 3883; properly, a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity:--((mid-))night (season).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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layil / lêyl / layelâh

1) night

1a) night (as opposed to day)

1b) of gloom, protective shadow (figuratively)

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from the same as H3883


This word is used 233 times:

Genesis 1:5: "Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first"
Genesis 1:14: "the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons,"
Genesis 1:16: "and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars"
Genesis 1:18: "And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from"
Genesis 7:4: "forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that"
Genesis 7:12: "forty days nights."
Genesis 8:22: "and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease."
Genesis 14:15: "against them, he and his servants, by night, and smote them unto Hobah,"
Genesis 19:5: "came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know"
Genesis 19:33: "drink wine that night: went in, and lay with"
Genesis 19:34: "with my father: let us make him drink wine this night also; and go thou in, and lie"
Genesis 19:35: "drink wine that night and the younger arose, and lay"
Genesis 20:3: "to Abimelech in a dream by night, to him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, for"
Genesis 26:24: "appeared unto him the same night, and said, am the God of Abraham"
Genesis 30:15: "Therefore he shall lie with thee tonight for thy son's mandrakes."
Genesis 30:16: "mandrakes. And he lay with her that night."
Genesis 31:24: "Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said unto him, Take heed that thou speak"
Genesis 31:39: "didst thou require it, whether stolen by day, or stolen by night."
Genesis 31:40: "the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; departed from mine eyes."
Genesis 32:13: "And he lodged there that same night; and took of to his hand"
Genesis 32:21: "over before him: and himself lodged that night in the company."
Genesis 32:22: "And he rose up that night, and took his two and his two"
Genesis 40:5: "of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler"
Genesis 41:11: "And we dreamed a dream in one night, I and he; each man"
Genesis 46:2: "spoke unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob. And he said,"
Exodus 10:13: "that day, and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind"
Exodus 11:4: "Thus saith the LORD, About midnight About midnight go out into the midst"
Exodus 12:8: "the flesh in that night, roast and unleavened bread; and with"
Exodus 12:12: "the land of Egypt this night, and will smite the firstborn in the land"
Exodus 12:29: "And it came to pass, that at midnight that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn"
Exodus 12:30: "And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, the Egyptians;"
Exodus 12:31: "And he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, from among"
Exodus 12:42: "It is a night to be much observed unto the LORD for bringing them out from the land"
Exodus 12:42: "from the land this is that night of the LORD to be observed of all"
Exodus 13:21: "of a cloud, them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go"
Exodus 13:21: "to give them light; to go by day and night:"
Exodus 13:22: "of the cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before the people."
Exodus 14:20: "and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that the one came not near the other"
Exodus 14:20: "came not near the other all the night."
Exodus 14:21: "east wind all that night, and made the sea dry"
Exodus 24:18: "forty days and forty nights."
Exodus 34:28: "forty days nights; he did neither eat bread, nor"
Exodus 40:38: "by day, was on it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel,"
Leviticus 6:9: "upon the altar all night unto the morning, and the fire of the altar"
Leviticus 8:35: "of the tabernacle of the congregation day and night days, and keep"
Numbers 9:16: "covered it by day, and the appearance by night."
Numbers 9:21: "in the morning, then they journeyed: whether it was by day or by night that the cloud was taken up, they journeyed."
Numbers 11:9: "fell upon the camp in the night, the manna upon"
Numbers 11:32: "that day, and all that night, and all the next day, and they gathered"
Numbers 14:1: "wept that night."

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