Psalm 74:16
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New American Standard Bible
Yours is the day, Yours also is the night; You have prepared the light and the sun.

King James Bible
The day is thine, the night also is thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.

Darby Bible Translation
The day is thine, the night also is thine; thou hast prepared the moon and the sun:

World English Bible
The day is yours, the night is also yours. You have prepared the light and the sun.

Young's Literal Translation
Thine is the day, also Thine is the night, Thou hast prepared a light giver -- the sun.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The day is thine, the night also is thine - Thou hast universal dominion. All things are under thy control. Thou hast power, therefore, to grant what we desire of thee.

Thou hast prepared the light and the sun - He who has made the sun - that greatest and noblest object of creation to the view of man - must have almighty power, and must be able to give what we need.

Psalm 74:16 Parallel Commentaries

How those are to be Admonished who Abstain not from the Sins which they Bewail, and those Who, Abstaining from Them, Bewail them Not.
(Admonition 31.) Differently to be admonished are those who lament their transgressions, and yet forsake them not, and those who forsake them, and yet lament them not. For those who lament their transgressions and yet forsake them not are to be admonished to learn to consider anxiously that they cleanse themselves in vain by their weeping, if they wickedly defile themselves in their living, seeing that the end for which they wash themselves in tears is that, when clean, they may return to filth.
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Synagogues: their Origin, Structure and Outward Arrangements
It was a beautiful saying of Rabbi Jochanan (Jer. Ber. v. 1), that he who prays in his house surrounds and fortifies it, so to speak, with a wall of iron. Nevertheless, it seems immediately contradicted by what follows. For it is explained that this only holds good where a man is alone, but that where there is a community prayer should be offered in the synagogue. We can readily understand how, after the destruction of the Temple, and the cessation of its symbolical worship, the excessive value attached
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Cross References
Genesis 1:5
God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

Genesis 1:14
Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years;

Psalm 19:2
Day to day pours forth speech, And night to night reveals knowledge.

Psalm 104:19
He made the moon for the seasons; The sun knows the place of its setting.

Psalm 104:20
You appoint darkness and it becomes night, In which all the beasts of the forest prowl about.

Psalm 136:7
To Him who made the great lights, For His lovingkindness is everlasting:

Psalm 136:8
The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

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