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Also rendered “heaven of heavens” (Deut 10:14; Neh 9:6), this is the place where God dwells in biblical cosmology (1 Kgs 8:27; 2 Chr 2:6; 6:18). It can also be understood as a description of the vastness of the universe (see Gen 15:5; Psa 147:4).
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Heaven of Heavens
HEAVEN OF HEAVENS KJV designation rendered “highest heaven” by most modern translations (1 Kings 8:27; 2 Chron. 2:6; 6:18). According to an ancient understanding of the universe, above the canopy of the sky was a further canopy above which God dwelt. TEV understands “heavens of heavens” as “all (the