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H7549 - Strong's Master Concordance

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance [Enhanced]

רָקִיעַ (râqîyaʻraw-kee'-ahnoun|masculineextended surface)
[Heb] רָקִיעַ ETCBC: רָקִיעַ‎ (subs|firmament) OSHL: t.eo.ab TWOT: 2217a GK: H8385 Greek: οὐρανός, στερέωμα
Derivation: from רָקַע;
Strong's: properly, an expanse, i.e. the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky
KJV: firmament.

Lexicon of Extended Strongs for Greek and Hebrew

רָקִיעַ [H:N-M] expanse

1) extended surface (solid), expanse, firmament
1a) expanse (flat as base, support)
1b) firmament (of vault of heaven supporting waters above)
1b1) considered by Hebrews as solid and supporting 'waters' above

Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon to the Old Testament Scriptures

Gesenius: רָקִיעַ (H7549 in 5 WLC links below)

m. Gen 1:6, , Psa 19:2 fully רְקִיעַ הַשָּׁמַיִם Gen 1:14, 15 , 17 , 20 , etc. the firmament of heaven, spread out like a hemisphere above the earth (from the root רָקַע), like a splendid and pellucid sapphire ( Exo 24:10, compare Dan 12:3), to which the stars were supposed to be fixed, and over which the Hebrews believed there was a heavenly ocean ( Gen 1:7 Gen 7:11 Psa 104:3 Psa 148:4 compare, however, Gen 2:6). LXX. στερέωμα. Vulg. firmamentum. Luth. Befte.

Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries

רקיע

râqı̂ya‛

raw-kee'-ah

From H7554; properly an expanse, that is, the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky: - firmament.

LXX related word(s)

G3772 ouranos

G4733 stereoma

Gematria Dictionary

expanse

380

[H3467, H3468, H4557, H4558, H5394, H5906, H6205, H6208, H6558, H6561, H6562, H6563, H6564, H6580, H6841, H6842, H6885, H7514, H8014, H8015, H8016, H8073]

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions, Thayer's Greek Definitions and Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries Combined

Original: רקיע

Transliteration: râqı̂ya‛

Phonetic: raw-kee'-ah

BDB 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

Origin: from H7554

TWOT entry: 2217a

Part(s) of speech: Noun Masculine

Strong's Definition: From H7554; properly an expanse, that is, the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky: - firmament.

Total KJV Occurrences: 17

let there be a firmament (1)
Gen 1:6

the firmament (5)
Gen 1:7; Gen 1:7; Gen 1:7; Gen 1:8; Eze 1:26

in the firmament (2)
Gen 1:14; Gen 1:15

them in the firmament (1)
Gen 1:17

firmament (1)
Gen 1:20

and the firmament (1)
Psa 19:1

him in the firmament (1)
Psa 150:1

of the firmament (2)
Eze 1:22; Dan 12:3

and under the firmament (1)
Eze 1:23

from the firmament (1)
Eze 1:25

and behold in the firmament (1)
Eze 10:1

Strong's Master Concordance