Gen 1:6-8.

Stephen C. Carlson scarlson at
Tue Aug 29 23:10:05 EDT 2000

At 06:45 PM 8/29/00 -0400, Liz Fried wrote:
>What do people who believe in the inerrancy of the
>biblical text do with the word raqi(a in vs 1:6-8? Do
>they think the sky is a rolled out sheet of metal
>strong enough to hold the rain waters?

A lot of inerrantists interpret raqi(a as "expanse,"
but your question seems more directed to literalists
than to inerrantists.

Stephen Carlson
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