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שמים

שמים
shamayam

Masculine noun · From an unused root meaning to be lofty

Dual of an unused singular שמה shâmeh; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve):—air, × astrologer, heaven(-s).

Outline

  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)

Usages (1/8)

Genesis 1:1

Breakdown

God in the Hebrew (Ahlahayam) is plural - Ahla means power, -yam makes it plural, therefore 'powers', i.e. In the beginning the powers.... "God" here represents Yahawashi (which is the real name of "Jesus" in the Paleo-Hebrew) and the angels. (John 1:1, Hebrews 1:2). Further proof that God is plural is Genesis 1:26, Let us make man in our image

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Genesis 1:14

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lights in the firmament Stars. for signs The celestial bodies are signs from the Most High that something is to happen, e.g. the star that the wise men saw that signified Yahawashi's birth

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Genesis 1:20

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Man is a creature (Mark 16:15, 2 Corinthians 5:17, 2 Esdras 8:45), i.e. man was made on the fifth day (2 Esdras 6:47). Creature merely means 'thing created'

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Genesis 1:26

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This verse proves that God here is referring to more than one entity. The image is referring to order, i.e. the laws. let them have dominion Man was given power over all the animals. During the time of Adam and Noah, all animals feared man (Genesis 9:2). The animals will go back to being in fear in the Kingdom of Israel (Isaiah 11:8). Note Man had already been created at this point, but the angels were saying "let's make man different from the animals", "let's give them the laws and order"

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Genesis 2:4

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This is the first occurrence of the LORD's name, Yahawah, in the Bible. generations is not talking about genealogies (angels do not have sex, Matthew 22:30), but the record of what the Yahawashi (Jesus) and the angels did (Hebrews 1:2, Colossians 1:16). The LORD God ultimately gets all of the credit, thus why it says here that he made the earth and the heavens (e.g. how King Solomon got the credit for building the House of God when it was is his servants)

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Genesis 7:11

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broken up The earth looked different prior to the flood (Pangaea before the flood)

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