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HEAVEN, HEAVENS in scriptures [BibleGateway Search]

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Genesis 1:1 - in the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth
Psalm 8:3 - When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,
1 Corinthians 15:40 - heavenly bodies and earthly bodies

Similar words, see: Air | Cloud | Hosts of Heaven | Sky | Times, astronomical | Translated

HEAVEN [Easton Bible Dictionary]

In heaven the blessedness of the righteous consists in the possession of

The believer's heaven is not only a state of everlasting blessedness, but also a "place", a place "prepared" for them (John 14:2).

HEAVEN [Smith Bible Dictionary]

There are four Hebrew words thus rendered in the Old Testament which we may briefly notice.

HEAVEN [ISBE] plus the awareness and study of the sky (i.e., astronomy)

Astronomy I, II, III - The Heavenly Bodies, The Constellations, Physiography