Psalms 119:148

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Psalms 119:148  (King James Version)
Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.

62 ; Psalms 63:1 Psalms 63:6 Psalms 139:17 Psalms 139:18 Lamentations 2:19 ; Luke 6:12

the night watches
The ancient Jews divided the night into three watches of four hours each, beginning at six o'clock in the evening; before the last of which, "the day break," or "morning watch," as the LXX
and Vulgate read, the Psalmist was awake.