shamayim; shaw-mah'-yim dual of an unused singular shameh
Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
from an unused root meaning to be lofty
TWOT Reference: 2407a
KJV Translation Count — 420x
Outline of Biblical Usage
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)
shamayim, shaw-mah'-yim; dual of an unused singular shameh, shaw-meh'; 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): — air, X astrologer, heaven(-s).
Concordance Results Using KJV
In the beginning God created the H8064 and the earth.
And God called the firmament H8064. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
And God said, Let the waters under the H8064 be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.
And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the H8064 to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:
And let them be for lights in the firmament of the H8064 to give light upon the earth: and it was so.
And God set them in the firmament of the H8064 to give light upon the earth,
And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of H8064.
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the H8064, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the H8064, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the H8064, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.