'Skies' in the Bible
These are the records of the universe at its creation. Onthe day that the LORD God made the earth and skies,
May the LORD grant you dew from the skies, and from the fertile land; may he grant you abundant grain and fresh wine.
At this, his father Isaac replied to him, "Look! Away from the fertile land will be your dwellings; away from the dew of the skies above.
"You are not to craft for yourselves an idol or anything resembling what is in the skies above, or on earth beneath, or in the water sources under the earth.
""You are not to craft for yourselves an idol resembling what is in the skies above, or on earth beneath, or in the water sources under the earth.
"When the skies remain closed, and there is no rain because they have sinned against you, and they pray in the direction of this place, confessing your name and turning from their sin when you afflict them,
"I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for a sacrificial temple to me. Whenever I close the skies so there is no rain, or whenever I command locusts to lay waste to the land, or whenever I send epidemics among my people,
He clears the skies with his wind; his hands have pierced the fleeing serpent.
It has been concealed from the sight of every living creature and hidden even from the birds in the skies.
Can you spread out the skies like he does; can you cast them as one might a mirror?
Your gracious love, LORD, reaches to the heavens; your truth extends to the skies.
For your gracious love is great, extending even to the heavens, and your truth even to the skies.
Ascribe power to God, whose glory is over Israel, whose power is in the skies.
The clouds poured rain; the skies rumbled. Indeed, your lightning bolts flashed.
Yet he commanded the skies above and the doors of the heavens to open,
to give the corpses of your servants as food for the birds of the skies and the flesh of your godly ones to the beasts of the earth;
For who in the skies compares to the LORD? Who is like the LORD among the divine beings?
The valleys will be split, all the stars in the heavens will fall down, and the skies will be rolled up like a scroll. All their starry host will fade away like leaves withering on a vine, or fruit withering on a fig tree.
"Shout, you skies above, and you clouds, and let righteousness stream down. I am the one who says to the earth, "Let salvation blossom, and let righteousness sprout forth.'
I myself made the earth and personally created humankind upon it. My own hands stretched out the skies; I marshaled all their starry hosts."
I clothe the skies with darkness and make sackcloth their covering."
Daniel said, "I observed the vision during the night. Look! The four winds of the skies were stirring up the Mediterranean Sea.