why did Jesus say that there are only 12 hours in a day?

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  • 2 months ago

    He was speaking of the daylight hours.

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  • 2 months ago

    ONLY 12 HOURS OF DAYLIGHT WHEN U CAN WORK, THE OTHER 12 IS FOR SLEEPING.

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  • 2 months ago

    The word used is "hemera", which refers to daylight - Hemera is the Greek goddess of daylight - and the Jews divided the day and night up as fractions of the daylit and night periods, defined by sunrise and the point at which three stars were visible in the sky, so they varied in length.

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  • 2 months ago

    cause its true, the other 12 are night hours

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  • Elise
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    2 months ago

    He was talking about daylight, genius.

  • Evelyn
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    2 months ago

    He didn't want to stay dead the full 72 hrs.

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