'Heaven' in the Bible
and he blesseth him, and saith, 'Blessed is Abram to God Most High, possessing heaven and earth;
and Abram saith unto the king of Sodom, 'I have lifted up my hand unto Jehovah, God Most High, possessing heaven and earth --
and God doth give to thee of the dew of heaven, and of the fatness of the earth, and abundance of corn and wine;
whither are we going up? our brethren have melted our heart, saying, A people greater and taller than we, cities great and fenced to heaven, and also sons of Anakim -- we have seen there.
And He inclineth heaven, and cometh down, And thick darkness is under His feet.
And thus they have returned us word, saying, We are servants of the God of heaven and earth, and are building the house that was built many years before this, that a great king of Israel built and finished:
but after that our fathers made the God of heaven angry, he gave them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon the Chaldean, and this house he destroyed, and the people he removed to Babylon;
and what they are needing -- both young bullocks, and rams, and lambs for burnt-offerings to the God of heaven, wheat, salt, wine, and oil according to the saying of the priests who are in Jerusalem -- let be given to them day by day without fail,
that they be bringing near sweet savours to the God of heaven, and praying for the life of the king, and of his sons.
'Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, a perfect scribe of the law of the God of heaven, and at such a time:
And by me -- I Artaxerxes the king -- is made a decree to all treasurers who are beyond the river, that all that Ezra the priest, scribe of the law of the God of heaven, doth ask of you, be done speedily:
all that is by the decree of the God of heaven, let be done diligently for the house of the God of heaven; for why is there wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons?
Is not God high in heaven? And see the summit of the stars, That they are high.
Hast thou known the statutes of heaven? Or dost thou appoint Its dominion in the earth?
He sendeth from the heaven, and saveth me, He reproached -- who is panting after me. Selah. God sendeth forth His kindness and His truth.
From heaven Thou hast sounded judgment, Earth hath feared, and hath been still,
And He raineth on them manna to eat, Yea, corn of heaven He hath given to them.
God of Hosts, turn back, we beseech Thee, Look from heaven, and see, and inspect this vine,
Truth from the earth springeth up, And righteousness from heaven looketh out,
For He hath looked From the high place of His sanctuary. Jehovah from heaven unto earth looked attentively,
They have asked, and He bringeth quails, And with bread of heaven satisfieth them.
Blessed are ye of Jehovah, maker of heaven and earth,
My help is from Jehovah, maker of heaven and earth,
Who went up to heaven, and cometh down? Who hath gathered the wind in his fists? Who hath bound waters in a garment? Who established all ends of the earth? What is His name? and what His son's name? Surely thou knowest!
For thus said Jehovah, Creator of heaven, He is God, Former of earth, and its Maker, He established it -- not empty He prepared it, For inhabiting He formed it: 'I am Jehovah, and there is none else.
Thus said Jehovah: If My covenant is not daily and nightly, The statutes of heaven and earth I have not appointed --
How doth the Lord cloud in His anger the daughter of Zion, He hath cast from heaven to earth the beauty of Israel, And hath not remembered His footstool in the day of His anger.
The burden of a word of Jehovah on Israel. An affirmation of Jehovah, Stretching out heaven, and founding earth, And forming the spirit of man in his midst.
Bring in all the tithe unto the treasure-house, And there is food in My house; When ye have tried Me, now, with this, Said Jehovah of Hosts, Do not I open to you the windows of heaven? Yea, I have emptied on you a blessing till there is no space.
for, verily I say to you, till that the heaven and the earth may pass away, one iota or one tittle may not pass away from the law, till that all may come to pass.
but I -- I say to you, not to swear at all; neither by the heaven, because it is the throne of God,
'Thy reign come: Thy will come to pass, as in heaven also on the earth.
but treasure up to yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth disfigure, and where thieves do not break through nor steal,
look to the fowls of the heaven, for they do not sow, nor reap, nor gather into storehouses, and your heavenly Father doth nourish them; are not ye much better than they?
and Jesus saith to him, 'The foxes have holes, and the birds of the heaven places of rest, but the Son of Man hath not where he may lay the head.'
'And thou, Capernaum, which unto the heaven wast exalted, unto hades shalt be brought down, because if in Sodom had been done the mighty works that were done in thee, it had remained unto this day;
which less, indeed, is than all the seeds, but when it may be grown, is greatest of the herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the heaven do come and rest in its branches.'
And having commanded the multitudes to recline upon the grass, and having taken the five loaves and the two fishes, having looked up to the heaven, he did bless, and having broken, he gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples to the multitudes,
And the Pharisees and Sadducees having come, tempting, did question him, to shew to them a sign from the heaven,
and he answering said to them, 'Evening having come, ye say, Fair weather, for the heaven is red,
and at morning, Foul weather to-day, for the heaven is red -- gloomy; hypocrites, the face of the heavens indeed ye do know to discern, but the signs of the times ye are not able!
Jesus said to him, 'If thou dost will to be perfect, go away, sell what thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven, and come, follow me.'
the baptism of John, whence was it? -- from heaven, or from men?' And they were reasoning with themselves, saying, 'If we should say, From heaven; he will say to us, Wherefore, then, did ye not believe him?
for in the rising again they do not marry, nor are they given in marriage, but are as messengers of God in heaven.
and he who did swear by the heaven, doth swear by the throne of God, and by Him who is sitting upon it.
'And immediately after the tribulation of those days, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from the heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken;
and then shall appear the sign of the Son of Man in the heaven; and then shall all the tribes of the earth smite the breast, and they shall see the Son of Man coming upon the clouds of the heaven, with power and much glory;
The heaven and the earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
Jesus saith to him, 'Thou hast said; nevertheless I say to you, hereafter ye shall see the Son of Man sitting on the right hand of the power, and coming upon the clouds, of the heaven.'
and lo, there came a great earthquake, for a messenger of the Lord, having come down out of heaven, having come, did roll away the stone from the door, and was sitting upon it,
And having come near, Jesus spake to them, saying, 'Given to me was all authority in heaven and on earth;
and it came to pass, in the sowing, some fell by the way, and the fowls of the heaven did come and devour it;
and whenever it may be sown, it cometh up, and doth become greater than any of the herbs, and doth make great branches, so that under its shade the fowls of the heaven are able to rest.'
And having taken the five loaves and the two fishes, having looked up to the heaven, he blessed, and brake the loaves, and was giving to his disciples, that they may set before them, and the two fishes divided he to all,
and having looked to the heaven, he sighed, and saith to him, 'Ephphatha,' that is, 'Be thou opened;'
and the Pharisees came forth, and began to dispute with him, seeking from him a sign from the heaven, tempting him;
And Jesus having looked upon him, did love him, and said to him, 'One thing thou dost lack; go away, whatever thou hast -- sell, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven, and come, be following me, having taken up the cross.'
the baptism of John -- from heaven was it? or from men? answer me.'
And they were reasoning with themselves, saying, 'If we may say, From heaven, he will say, Wherefore, then, did ye not believe him?
and the stars of the heaven shall be falling, and the powers that are in the heavens shall be shaken.
and then he shall send his messengers, and gather together his chosen from the four winds, from the end of the earth unto the end of heaven.
the heaven and the earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
And concerning that day and the hour no one hath known -- not even the messengers who are in the heaven, not even the Son -- except the Father.
and Jesus said, 'I am; and ye shall see the Son of Man sitting on the right hand of the power, and coming with the clouds, of the heaven.'
The Lord, then, indeed, after speaking to them, was received up to the heaven, and sat on the right hand of God;
And it came to pass, in all the people being baptised, Jesus also being baptised, and praying, the heaven was opened,
and the Holy Spirit came down in a bodily appearance, as if a dove, upon him, and a voice came out of heaven, saying, 'Thou art My Son -- the Beloved, in thee I did delight.'
and of a truth I say to you, Many widows were in the days of Elijah, in Israel, when the heaven was shut for three years and six months, when great famine came on all the land,
rejoice in that day, and leap, for lo, your reward is great in the heaven, for according to these things were their fathers doing to the prophets.
'The sower went forth to sow his seed, and in his sowing some indeed fell beside the way, and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the heaven did devour it.
and having taken the five loaves, and the two fishes, having looked up to the heaven, he blessed them, and brake, and was giving to the disciples to set before the multitude;
And his disciples James and John having seen, said, 'Sir, wilt thou that we may command fire to come down from the heaven, and to consume them, as also Elijah did?'
and Jesus said to him, 'The foxes have holes, and the fowls of the heaven places of rest, but the Son of Man hath not where he may recline the head.'
'And thou, Capernaum, which unto the heaven wast exalted, unto hades thou shalt be brought down.
and he said to them, 'I was beholding the Adversary, as lightning from the heaven having fallen;
In that hour was Jesus glad in the Spirit, and said, 'I do confess to thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that Thou didst hide these things from wise men and understanding, and didst reveal them to babes; yes, Father, because so it became good pleasure before Thee.
And he said to them, 'When ye may pray, say ye: Our Father who art in the heavens; hallowed be Thy name: Thy reign come; Thy will come to pass, as in heaven also on earth;
If, then, ye, being evil, have known good gifts to be giving to your children, how much more shall the Father who is from heaven give the Holy Spirit to those asking Him!'
and others, tempting, a sign out of heaven from him were asking.
hypocrites! the face of the earth and of the heaven ye have known to make proof of, but this time -- how do ye not make proof of it?
'I say to you, that so joy shall be in the heaven over one sinner reforming, rather than over ninety-nine righteous men, who have no need of reformation.
having risen, I will go on unto my father, and will say to him, Father, I did sin -- to the heaven, and before thee,
and the son said to him, Father, I did sin -- to the heaven, and before thee, and no more am I worthy to be called thy son.
and it is easier to the heaven and the earth to pass away, than of the law one tittle to fall.
for as the lightning that is lightening out of the one part under heaven, to the other part under heaven doth shine, so shall be also the Son of Man in his day;
and on the day Lot went forth from Sodom, He rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed all.
And the tax-gatherer, having stood afar off, would not even the eyes lift up to the heaven, but was smiting on his breast, saying, God be propitious to me -- the sinner!
and having heard these things, Jesus said to him, 'Yet one thing to thee is lacking; all things -- as many as thou hast -- sell, and distribute to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven, and come, be following me;'
saying, 'blessed is he who is coming, a king in the name of the Lord; peace in heaven, and glory in the highest.'
the baptism of John, from heaven was it, or from men?'
And they reasoned with themselves, saying -- 'If we may say, From heaven, he will say, Wherefore, then, did ye not believe him?
great shakings also in every place, and famines, and pestilences, there shall be; fearful things also, and great signs from heaven there shall be;
the heaven and the earth shall pass away, but my words may not pass away.
And there appeared to him a messenger from heaven strengthening him;
and it came to pass, in his blessing them, he was parted from them, and was borne up to the heaven;
And John testified, saying -- 'I have seen the Spirit coming down, as a dove, out of heaven, and it remained on him;
and he saith to him, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, henceforth ye shall see the heaven opened, and the messengers of God going up and coming down upon the Son of Man.'
and no one hath gone up to the heaven, except he who out of the heaven came down -- the Son of Man who is in the heaven.
John answered and said, 'A man is not able to receive anything, if it may not have been given him from the heaven;
he who from above is coming is above all; he who is from the earth, from the earth he is, and from the earth he speaketh; he who from the heaven is coming is above all.
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