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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H8064 - Heaven

Strong's No.:H8064

Hebrew:שָׁמַיִם

Transliteration:shâmayim

Phonetic:shaw-mah'-yim

Word Origin:The second form being dual of an unused singular

Bible Usage:{air} X-(idiom) {astrologer} heaven (-s).

Part of Speech:Noun Masculine

Strongs
Definition:

from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds {move} as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. heaven, heavens, sky

a. visible heavens, sky

1. as abode of the stars

2. as the visible universe, the sky, atmosphere, etc

b. Heaven (as the abode of God)


Bible References:
Heaven
 

Translation
Occurrences:
air ( 21 )
heaven ( 272 )
heavens ( 109 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.