Definition of the heavens
: the sky the brightest star in the heavens ◆When the heavens open (up) it means it starts to rain. The game had to be stopped when the heavens opened up.
Word by Word Definitions
: the expanse of space that seems to be over the earth like a dome : firmament
: the dwelling place of the Deity and the blessed dead
: a spiritual state of everlasting communion with God
Seen and Heard
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