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Raqiya`

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   7549  
Original WordWord Origin
[yqrfrom (07554)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Raqiya`TWOT - 2217a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
raw-kee'-ah   Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. extended surface (solid), expanse, firmament
    1. expanse (flat as base, support)
    2. firmament (of vault of heaven supporting waters above)
      1. considered by Hebrews as solid and supporting 'waters' above
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 17
expanse 16, expanse of heaven 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis7
Psalms2
Ezekiel5
Daniel1


Total15
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Raqiya`". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .