“but ye, brethren, are not in darkness”
Clarks commentary says Saint Paul refers to a notion that was very prevalent among the Jews, that God would judge the Gentiles in the night time, when utterly secure and careless; but he would judge the Jews in the daytime, when employed in reading and performing the works of the law.
Clark. (1952). Clarks commentary. Abingdon Dash Cokesberry press.
Interesting fact to know.