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Lexicon :: Strong's H5703 - ʿaḏ

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1565a

Strong’s Definitions

עַד ʻad, ad; from H5710; properly, a (peremptory) terminus, i.e. (by implication) duration, in the sense of advance or perpetuity (substantially as a noun, either with or without a preposition):—eternity, ever(-lasting, -more), old, perpetually, world without end.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's H5703 in the following manner: ever (41x), everlasting (2x), end (1x), eternity (1x), ever (with H5769) (1x), evermore (1x), old (1x), perpetually (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's H5703 in the following manner: ever (41x), everlasting (2x), end (1x), eternity (1x), ever (with H5769) (1x), evermore (1x), old (1x), perpetually (1x).
  1. perpetuity, for ever, continuing future

    1. ancient (of past time)

    2. for ever (of future time)

      1. of continuous existence

    3. for ever (of God's existence)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַד ʻad, ad; from H5710; properly, a (peremptory) terminus, i.e. (by implication) duration, in the sense of advance or perpetuity (substantially as a noun, either with or without a preposition):—eternity, ever(-lasting, -more), old, perpetually, world without end.
STRONGS H5703: Abbreviations
† I. עַד and וָעֶ֑ד (so always) noun masculine perpetuity (= advancing time, compare Assyrian adû, time at the present times); —
1. of past time: מִנִּי עַר Job 20:4; הררי עד Habakkuk 3:6 ancient mountains (compare עולם 1). **so Genesis 49:26 (read הַרְרֵי עַד for הוֺרַ֔י עַד).
2. of future time, לָעַד (usually לָעַ֑ד) for ever:
a. during lifetime, of king Psalm 21:7; Proverbs 29:14; of others Psalm 9:19; Psalm 22:27; Psalm 61:9; Proverbs 12:19.
b. of things, לָעַד בַּצּוּר יֵחָֽצֵב֑וּן Job 19:24.
c. of continuous existence, of nations, גְּבֶרֶת עַד (of Babylon, compare עולם 2c) Isaiah 47:7 (yet see III. עַד II 3); anger, לעד Amos 1:11; elsewhere עֲדֵי עַד Psalm 83:18; Psalm 92:8; Isaiah 26:4; Isaiah 65:18.
d. of divine existence, שֹׁכֵן עַד Isaiah 57:15; attributes, לָעַד Psalm 111:3; Psalm 111:10; Psalm 112:3; Psalm 112:9; residence in Zion, עֲדֵי עַד Psalm 132:14; law of God לָעַד Psalm 19:10; promise as to dynasty of David, לָעד Psalm 89:30; עֲדֵי עַד Psalm 132:12; inheritance of land, לָעַד Psalm 37:29; continuous relations between God and his people 1 Chronicles 28:9; Isaiah 64:8; Micah 7:18 לעד.
e. phrases (see עולם 2m): (לְ)וְֺלָם וָעֶ֑ד Psalm 9:6; Psalm 10:16; Psalm 21:5; Psalm 45:7; Psalm 45:18; Psalm 48:15; Psalm 52:10; Psalm 104:5; Psalm 119:44; Psalm 145:1; Psalm 145:2; Psalm 145:21; Exodus 15:18; Micah 4:5; Daniel 12:3; לָעַד לְעוֺלָם Psalm 111:8; Psalm 148:6; עַדעֿוֺלְמֵי עַד Isaiah 45:17. — Isaiah 30:8 read (עַדעֿוֺלָם) לְעֵד for a witness Syriac Version Vulgate Targum Ges Ew Di Che Du) for MT לָעַד.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs





1 Chronicles



19:24; 20:4


9:6; 9:19; 10:16; 19:10; 21:5; 21:7; 22:27; 37:29; 45:7; 83:18; 89:30; 92:8; 104:5; 111:3; 111:8; 111:10; 112:3; 112:9; 119:44; 132:12; 132:14; 145:1; 145:2; 145:21; 148:6


12:19; 29:14


26:4; 30:8; 45:17; 47:7; 57:15; 64:8; 65:18






4:5; 7:18




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5703 matches the Hebrew עַד (ʿaḏ),
which occurs 51 times in 49 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:18 - “The LORD shall reign forever and ever.” H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:20 - And he looked at Amalek and took up his discourse and said,
“Amalek was the first of the nations,
But his end shall be [fn]destruction.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:24 - “But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim,
And they shall afflict Asshur and will afflict Eber;
So they also will come to destruction.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:28 - Afterward when David heard it, he said, “I and my kingdom are innocent before the LORD forever of the blood of Abner the son of Ner.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:9 - “As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with [fn]a whole heart and a willing [fn]mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts. If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:24 - “That with an iron stylus and lead
They were engraved in the rock forever! H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:4 - “Do you know this from of old, H5703
From the establishment of man on earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:5 - You have rebuked the nations, You have destroyed the wicked;
You have blotted out their name forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:18 - For the needy will not always be forgotten,
Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:16 - The LORD is King forever and ever; H5703
Nations have perished from His land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:9 - The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; H5703
The judgments of the LORD are true; they are righteous altogether.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:4 - He asked life of You,
You gave it to him,
Length of days forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:6 - For You make him [fn]most blessed forever; H5703
You make him joyful with gladness in Your presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:26 - The [fn]afflicted will eat and be satisfied;
Those who seek Him will praise the LORD.
Let your heart live forever! H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:29 - The righteous will inherit the land
And dwell in it forever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:6 - Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; H5703
A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:17 - I will cause Your name to be remembered in all generations;
Therefore the peoples will give You thanks forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:14 - For [fn]such is God,
Our God forever and ever; H5703
He will guide us [fn]until death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:8 - But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God;
I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:8 - So I will sing praise to Your name forever, H5703
That I may pay my vows day by day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:17 - Let them be ashamed and dismayed forever, H5703
And let them be humiliated and perish,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:29 - “So I will establish his [fn]descendants forever H5703
And his throne as the days of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:7 - That when the wicked sprouted up like grass
And all who did iniquity flourished,
It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:5 - He established the earth upon its foundations,
So that it will not [fn]totter forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:3 - [fn]Splendid and majestic is His work,
And His righteousness endures forever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:8 - They are upheld forever H5703 and ever;
They are performed in [fn]truth and uprightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:10 - The [fn]fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom;
A good understanding have all those who [fn]do His commandments;
His praise endures forever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:3 - Wealth and riches are in his house,
And his righteousness endures forever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:9 - [fn]He has given freely to the poor,
His righteousness endures forever; H5703
His horn will be exalted in honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:44 - So I will keep Your law continually,
Forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:12 - “If your sons will keep My covenant
And My testimony which I will teach them,
Their sons also shall sit upon your throne forever.” H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:14 - “This is My resting place forever; H5703
Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:1 - A Psalm of Praise, of David.
I will extol You, my God, O King,
And I will bless Your name forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:2 - Every day I will bless You,
And I will praise Your name forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:21 - My mouth will speak the praise of the LORD,
And all flesh will bless His holy name forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:6 - He has also established them forever H5703 and ever;
He has made a decree which will not pass away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:19 - Truthful lips will be established forever, H5703
But a lying tongue is only for a moment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:14 - If a king judges the poor with truth,
His throne will be established forever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:6 - For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us;
And the government will [fn]rest on His shoulders;
And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Eternal H5703 Father, Prince of Peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:4 - “Trust in the LORD forever, H5703
For in [fn]GOD the LORD, we have an everlasting Rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:17 - Israel has been saved by the LORD
With an everlasting salvation;
You will not be put to shame or humiliated
To all H5703 eternity.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:15 - For thus says the high and exalted One
Who [fn]lives forever, H5703 whose name is Holy,
“I dwell on a high and holy place,
And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit
In order to revive the spirit of the lowly
And to revive the heart of the contrite.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:9 - Do not be angry beyond measure, O LORD,
Nor remember iniquity forever; H5703
Behold, look now, all of us are Your people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:18 - “But be glad and rejoice forever H5703 in what I create;
For behold, I create Jerusalem for rejoicing
And her people for gladness.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:3 - [fn]Those who have insight will shine brightly like the brightness of the [fn]expanse of heaven, and those who lead the many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:11 - Thus says the LORD,
“For three transgressions of Edom and for four
I will not revoke its punishment,
Because he pursued his brother with the sword,
While he [fn]stifled his compassion;
His anger also tore continually, H5703
And he maintained his fury forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:5 - Though all the peoples walk
Each in the name of his god,
As for us, we will walk
In the name of the LORD our God forever and ever. H5703
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:18 - Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity
And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His [fn]possession?
He does not retain His anger forever, H5703
Because He delights in [fn]unchanging love.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:6 - He stood and surveyed the earth;
He looked and startled the nations.
Yes, the perpetual H5703 mountains were shattered,
The ancient hills [fn]collapsed.
His ways are everlasting.
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