|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dawn.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
don: The word means the approach of the morning light, the breaking of the day. There are several words in the Bible that indicate this. nesheph, "twilight" of the morning (Job 7:4 Psalm 119:147). The same word is used for evening twilight (1 Samuel 30:17 2 Kings 7:5, 7); penoth ha-boqer, "the turning" of the morning, the change from darkness to light, approach of the morning (Judges 19:26); 'aph`-appe shachar, "the eyelids" of the morning (Job 3:9; Job 41:18 (10)); aloth ha-shachar, "the ascent" or "rise" of the morning (Joshua 6:15); epi-phosko, "to grow light," the approach of the dawn (Matthew 28:1 Luke 23:54 margin); diaugazo, "to grow bright", "lustrous" (2 Peter 1:19), "until the day dawn" figurative of the Second Coming of Christ (compare 2 Peter 1:16).
Dawning (11 Occurrences)
Luke 1:79 Dawning on those who now dwell in the darkness and shadow of death--To direct our feet into the path of peace." (WEY)
John 21:4 When, however, day was now dawning, Jesus stood on the beach, though the disciples did not know that it was Jesus. (WEY)
Deuteronomy 33:2 He said, The Lord came from Sinai, dawning on them from Seir; shining out from Mount Paran, coming from Meribath Kadesh: from his right hand went flames of fire: his wrath made waste the peoples. (BBE)
Joshua 6:15 It happened on the seventh day, that they rose early at the dawning of the day, and marched around the city in the same way seven times. Only on this day they marched around the city seven times. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS)
Judges 19:26 Then came the woman in the dawning of the day, and fell down at the door of the man's house where her lord was, until it was light. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)
1 Samuel 9:26 And they arose early; and when it was about the dawning of the day, Samuel called to Saul on the roof, saying, Arise, that I may send thee away. And Saul arose, and they went out both of them, he and Samuel, into the street. (DBY)
Job 3:9 Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark; let it look for light, but have none; neither let it see the dawning of the day: (KJV WBS)
Job 7:4 When I lie down, I say,'When shall I arise, and the night be gone?' I toss and turn until the dawning of the day. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)
Psalms 119:147 I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word. (KJV ASV WBS)
Proverbs 4:18 But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day. (WEB ASV)
Isaiah 47:11 Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know the dawning thereof: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it away: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou knowest not. (ASV)