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Noon

NOON, NOONDAY (צָהֳרָֽיִם; μεσημβρία, G3540). The brightest part of the day (Gen 43:16, 25; Acts 22:6). If Luke reckoned time of day by the Rom. method, the Lord prob. met Paul at about 3 p.m. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) noon, noon’-da (tsohorayim; mesembria): The word means light, splendor, brightness, and hence, the brightest part of the day (Ge 43:16,25; Ac 22:6). See also MIDDAY; DAY AND NIGHT; TIME. See also [[Time]]