What does the heavenly realm mean?
In Ephesians 6:12
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the
rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world
and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
What do the heavenly realms mean? Is means heaven
Heavenly realms, heavenly places other translations, it does literally mean heaven.
Ephesians 6:12 NET
12 For our struggle[a] is not against flesh and blood,[b] but against
the rulers, against the powers, against the world rulers of this
darkness,[c] against the spiritual forces[d] of evil in the
Ephesians 6:12 CSB
12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the
rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers of this
darkness, against evil, spiritual forces in the heavens.
WAR IN HEAVEN.
About forty years after Paul wrote his letter to the Ephesians, the apostle John saw in his vision a war that will break out in heaven sometime in the future. In this war, he depicts Michael and his angels against Satan and his angels, Satan and his angels did not prevail and were hurled out of heaven. [Read Rev. 12:7-9]
Revelation 12:7-9 Christian Standard Bible
The Dragon Thrown Out of Heaven
7 Then war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against
the dragon. The dragon and his angels also fought, 8 but he could not
prevail, and there was no place for them in heaven any longer. 9 So
the great dragon was thrown out—the ancient serpent, who is called the
devil and Satan, the one who deceives the whole world. He was thrown
to earth, and his angels with him.
GREAT JOY IN HEAVEN
Revelation 12:10 Christian Standard Bible
10 Then I heard a loud voice in heaven say, The salvation and the
power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have
now come, because the accuser of our brothers and sisters,who accuses
them before our God day and night, has been thrown down.
SATAN IN THE ASSEMBLY OF GOD.
And Jehovah said to Satan: “Have you noticed my servant Job? There is no one on earth like him. He is a good, faithful man. He respects God and refuses to do evil.”
Satan’s Accusation of Job
Job 1:6-8 ASV
6 Now it came to pass on the day when the sons of God came to present
themselves before Jehovah, that [a]Satan also came among them. 7 And
Jehovah said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered
Jehovah, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from
walking up and down in it. 8 And Jehovah said unto Satan, Hast thou
considered my servant Job? [b]for there is none like him in the earth,
a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and turneth away