H7549 רקיע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

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

KJV Usage: firmament.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. extended surface (solid), expanse, firmament
a. expanse (flat as base, support)
b. firmament (of vault of heaven supporting waters above)
1. considered by Hebrews as solid and supporting 'waters' above
Origin: from H7554
TWOT: 2217a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H7549 רקיע is used in the Bible

15 occurrences of H7549 רקיע

Genesis 1:6
Genesis 1:7
Genesis 1:8
Genesis 1:14
Genesis 1:15
Genesis 1:17
Genesis 1:20
Psalms 19:1
Psalms 150:1
Ezekiel 1:22
Ezekiel 1:23
Ezekiel 1:25
Ezekiel 1:26
Ezekiel 10:1
Daniel 12:3

Corresponding Greek Words

raqia G3772 ouranos
raqia G4733 stereoma