|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) No. See No.
2. (n.) The middle of the day; midday; the time when the sun is in the meridian; twelve o'clock in the daytime.
3. (n.) Hence, the highest point; culmination.
4. (a.) Belonging to midday; occurring at midday; meridional.
5. (v. i.) To take rest and refreshment at noon.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
noon, noon'-da (tsohorayim; mesembria): The word means light, splendor, brightness, and hence, the brightest part of the day (Genesis 43:16, 25 Acts 22:6).
See also MIDDAY; DAY AND NIGHT; TIME.
Noon (30 Occurrences)
Matthew 27:45 Now from noon until three o'clock in the afternoon there was darkness over the whole land; (WEY)
Mark 15:33 At noon there came a darkness over the whole land, lasting till three o'clock in the afternoon. (WEY)
Luke 23:44 It was now about noon, and a darkness came over the whole country till three o'clock in the afternoon. (WEY)
Acts 10:9 Now on the next day as they were on their journey, and got close to the city, Peter went up on the housetop to pray at about noon. (WEB WEY NIV)
Acts 22:6 It happened that, as I made my journey, and came close to Damascus, about noon, suddenly there shone from the sky a great light around me. (WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 26:13 at noon, O king, I saw on the way a light from the sky, brighter than the sun, shining around me and those who traveled with me. (WEB WEY NIV)
Genesis 43:16 When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, "Bring the men into the house, and butcher an animal, and make ready; for the men will dine with me at noon." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 43:25 They made ready the present for Joseph's coming at noon, for they heard that they should eat bread there. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Deuteronomy 28:29 and you shall grope at noonday, as the blind gropes in darkness, and you shall not prosper in your ways: and you shall be only oppressed and robbed always, and there shall be none to save you. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
2 Samuel 4:5 The sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went, and came about the heat of the day to the house of Ishbosheth, as he took his rest at noon. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
1 Kings 18:26 They took the bull which was given them, and they dressed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning even until noon, saying, Baal, hear us. But there was no voice, nor any who answered. They leaped about the altar which was made. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Kings 18:27 It happened at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, "Cry aloud; for he is a god. Either he is musing, or he has gone aside, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he sleeps and must be awakened." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Kings 18:29 and it cometh to pass, at the passing by of the noon, that they feign themselves prophets till the going up of the present, and there is no voice, and there is none answering, and there is none attending. (YLT)
1 Kings 20:16 They went out at noon. But Ben Hadad was drinking himself drunk in the pavilions, he and the kings, the thirty-two kings who helped him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Kings 4:20 When he had taken him, and brought him to his mother, he sat on her knees until noon, and then died. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Nehemiah 8:3 He read therein before the broad place that was before the water gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of the men and the women, and of those who could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law. (See NIV)
Job 5:14 They meet with darkness in the day time, and grope at noonday as in the night. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Job 11:17 Life shall be clearer than the noonday. Though there is darkness, it shall be as the morning. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 37:6 he will make your righteousness go forth as the light, and your justice as the noon day sun. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 55:17 Evening, morning, and at noon, I will cry out in distress. He will hear my voice. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 91:6 nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, nor of the destruction that wastes at noonday. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Song of Songs 1:7 Tell me, you whom my soul loves, where you graze your flock, where you rest them at noon; For why should I be as one who is veiled beside the flocks of your companions? (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Isaiah 16:3 Give counsel! Execute justice! Make your shade like the night in the midst of the noonday! Hide the outcasts! Don't betray the fugitive! (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 58:10 and if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then your light shall rise in darkness, and your obscurity be as the noonday; (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Isaiah 59:10 We grope for the wall like the blind; yes, we grope as those who have no eyes: we stumble at noonday as in the twilight; among those who are lusty we are as dead men. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV)
Jeremiah 6:4 Prepare war against her; arise, and let us go up at noon. Woe to us! for the day declines, for the shadows of the evening are stretched out. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 15:8 Their widows are increased to me above the sand of the seas; I have brought on them against the mother of the young men a destroyer at noonday: I have caused anguish and terrors to fall on her suddenly. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 20:16 Let that man be as the cities which Yahweh overthrew, and didn't repent: and let him hear a cry in the morning, and shouting at noontime; (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Amos 8:9 It will happen in that day," says the Lord Yahweh, "that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Zephaniah 2:4 For Gaza will be forsaken, and Ashkelon a desolation. They will drive out Ashdod at noonday, and Ekron will be rooted up. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)