The Passover lamb was to be sacrificed in the temple on Aviv 14 (Preparation Day) at “twilight”
The last half of the daylight hours (from about noon to 6:00 p.m.) were further divided into two parts. These were the minor evening oblation (noon to 3:00 p.m.) and the major evening oblation (3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.).
Thus, “between the evenings” means between these two periods, or about 3:00 p.m. This was the time midway between the beginning of the sun’s descent into the west (about noon) and its setting (about 6:00 p.m.). So the Passover lamb was killed at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Aviv 14.
It was about the ninth hour of daylight (about 3:00 p.m.) that Jesus died