Starting of the day : The darkness [night]:
by Daniel de Caussin
It shall be unto you a Sabbath of rest, and ye shall afflict your souls: in the ninth
day of the month at even, from even unto even, shall ye celebrate your Sabbath
Exodus 12: 18
In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at even, ye shall eat
unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even.
The creation started with complete darkness. Gen. 1:1-2
And the earth became without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of
the deep. And the Spirit of Elohim moved upon the face of the waters.
Night is important for Yahuwah, see Job 12:22;
He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out to light
the shadow of death.
Yahuwah dwells in darkness,
Ex. 20:21 And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick
darkness where Elohim was.
1 King. 8:12 Then spake Solomon, YHWH said that he would dwell in thick
Psalm 18:11 He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him
were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.
2Sa 22:10 He bowed the heavens also, and came down; and darkness was under
2Sa 22:12 And he made darkness pavilions round about him, dark waters, and
thick clouds of the skies.
2 Ch. 6:1 Then said Solomon, YHWH hath said that he would dwell in the
Psa. 97:2 Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment
are the habitation of his throne.
The covenant with Abram was made in the dark:
Gen. 15:17 And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark,
behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.