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Hebrew:שמים

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Noun, sing., masc.:

Misc:

  • that water

I may mean the atmosphere (as in "birds of heaven") or outer space (as in "stars of heaven").

Victor Porton suspects that this word means "galaxies".

Exegesis:Genesis_2:1 suggests that "the heaven" is not the entire universe.

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