NIGHT, noun [The sense may be dark, black, or it may be the decline of the day, from declining, departing.]
1. That part of the natural day when the sun is beneath the horizon, or the time from sunset to sunrise.
2. The time after the close of life; death. John 9:4.
She closed her eyes in everlasting night
3. A state of ignorance; intellectual and moral darkness; heathenish ignorance. Romans 13:12.
4. Adversity; a state of affliction and distress. Isaiah 21:4.
5. Obscurity; a state of concealment from the eye or the mind; unintelligibleness.
Nature and natures works lay hid in night
In the night suddenly; unexpectedly. Luke 12:20.
To-night, in this night To-night the moon will be eclipsed.