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Shamayim

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   8064  
Original WordWord Origin
~ymXfrom an unused root meaning to be lofty
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ShamayimTWOT - 2407a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
shaw-mah'-yim     Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. heaven, heavens, sky
    1. visible heavens, sky
      1. as abode of the stars
      2. as the visible universe, the sky, atmosphere, etc
    2. Heaven (as the abode of God)
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 411
astrologers* 1, compass 1, earth 1, heaven 191, heaven and the highest 2, heaven and the highest heavens 1, heaven of heavens 1, heavenly 3, heavens 151, heavens and the highest 1, highest heaven 1, highest heaven 1, highest heavens 4, horizons 1, other* 1, sky 50
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis39
Exodus14
Leviticus1
Deuteronomy38
Joshua4
Judges4
1 Samuel4
2 Samuel5
1 Kings18
2 Kings14
1 Chronicles6
2 Chronicles25
Ezra2
Nehemiah11
Job23
Psalms70
Proverbs6
Ecclesiastes5
Isaiah28
Jeremiah33
Lamentations5
Ezekiel9
Daniel5
Hosea4
Joel3
Amos2
Jonah1
Nahum1
Habakkuk1
Zephaniah2
Haggai3
Zechariah5
Malachi1


Total392
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 Shamayim". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .