What is another word for firmament?

110 synonyms found


[ fˈɜːməmənt], [ fˈɜːməmənt], [ f_ˈɜː_m_ə_m_ə_n_t]

The word "firmament" refers to the sky or the heavens above. Other synonyms with a similar meaning include the words "atmosphere" which refers to the gases surrounding the Earth's surface, "vault of heaven" which means the sky above the horizon, and "celestial sphere" which is the imaginary sphere surrounding the Earth on which celestial bodies appear to be attached. Similarly, the word "firmamentum" is derived from Latin and refers to the fixed stars. Other synonyms include the words "heavens" and "sky", which also evoke a sense of vastness and mystery, which is associated with the natural phenomena found in space. Regardless of which term is used, they all describe the beauty and vastness of the sky above.

How to use "Firmament" in context?

One of the most important concepts in theology and cosmology is the firmament, which is often translated as "sky." The Hebrew word view (literally, "a dividing wall") is used in the Old Testament to describe the atmosphere or outer space that restricted the earth's dwellers. In the New Testament, the term is used to describe the created order, which is spoken of as a "firmament of the air" (Eph. 4:14).

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