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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Air

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The atmosphere, as opposed to the higher regions of the sky (1 Thessalonians 4:17 ; Revelation 9:2 ; 16:17 ). This word occurs once as the rendering of the Hebrew Ruah ( Job 41:16 ); elsewhere it is the rendering of Shamaiyim , usually translated "heavens."

The expression "to speak into the air" ( 1 Corinthians 14:9 ) is a proverb denoting to speak in vain, as to "beat the air" (1 Corinthians 9:26 ) denotes to labour in vain.


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Air'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/a/air.html. 1897.

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