CIRCLE, the rendering of the difficult Heb. term, חוּג, H2553, variant חָג, which apparently means “circular edge” and can thus mean “horizon.” It is tr. “circle” only in
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
sur’-k’-l: Is used with reference to the vault of the heavens (hugh) in
See also CICCAR; ASTRONOMY, sec. III, 1.