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Lexicon :: Strong's H5703 - ʿaḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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.
† 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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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 will reign forever and ever!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:20 - Then Balaam looked over toward the people of Amalek and delivered this message:
“Amalek was the greatest of nations,
but its destiny is destruction!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:24 - Ships will come from the coasts of Cyprus[fn];
they will oppress Assyria and afflict Eber,
but they, too, will be utterly destroyed.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:28 - When David heard about it, he declared, “I vow by the LORD that I and my kingdom are forever innocent of this crime against Abner son of Ner.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:9 - “And Solomon, my son, learn to know the God of your ancestors intimately. Worship and serve him with your whole heart and a willing mind. For the LORD sees every heart and knows every plan and thought. If you seek him, you will find him. But if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:24 - carved with an iron chisel and filled with lead,
engraved forever in the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:4 - “Don’t you realize that from the beginning of time,
ever since people were first placed on the earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:5 - You have rebuked the nations and destroyed the wicked;
you have erased their names forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:18 - But the needy will not be ignored forever;
the hopes of the poor will not always be crushed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:16 - The LORD is king forever and ever!
The godless nations will vanish from the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:9 - Reverence for the LORD is pure,
lasting forever.
The laws of the LORD are true;
each one is fair.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:4 - He asked you to preserve his life,
and you granted his request.
The days of his life stretch on forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:6 - You have endowed him with eternal blessings
and given him the joy of your presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:26 - The poor will eat and be satisfied.
All who seek the LORD will praise him.
Their hearts will rejoice with everlasting joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:29 - The godly will possess the land
and will live there forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:6 - Your throne, O God,[fn] endures forever and ever.
You rule with a scepter of justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:17 - I will bring honor to your name in every generation.
Therefore, the nations will praise you forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:14 - For that is what God is like.
He is our God forever and ever,
and he will guide us until we die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:8 - But I am like an olive tree, thriving in the house of God.
I will always trust in God’s unfailing love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:8 - Then I will sing praises to your name forever
as I fulfill my vows each day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:17 - Let them be ashamed and terrified forever.
Let them die in disgrace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:29 - I will preserve an heir for him;
his throne will be as endless as the days of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:7 - Though the wicked sprout like weeds
and evildoers flourish,
they will be destroyed forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:5 - You placed the world on its foundation
so it would never be moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:3 - Everything he does reveals his glory and majesty.
His righteousness never fails.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:8 - They are forever true,
to be obeyed faithfully and with integrity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:10 - Fear of the LORD is the foundation of true wisdom.
All who obey his commandments will grow in wisdom.
Praise him forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:3 - They themselves will be wealthy,
and their good deeds will last forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:9 - They share freely and give generously to those in need.
Their good deeds will be remembered forever.
They will have influence and honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:44 - I will keep on obeying your instructions
forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:12 - If your descendants obey the terms of my covenant
and the laws that I teach them,
then your royal line
will continue forever and ever.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:14 - “This is my resting place forever,” he said.
“I will live here, for this is the home I desired.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:1 - A psalm of praise of David.

I will exalt you, my God and King,
and praise your name forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:2 - I will praise you every day;
yes, I will praise you forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:21 - I will praise the LORD,
and may everyone on earth bless his holy name
forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:6 - He set them in place forever and ever.
His decree will never be revoked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:19 - Truthful words stand the test of time,
but lies are soon exposed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:14 - If a king judges the poor fairly,
his throne will last forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:6 - For a child is born to us,
a son is given to us.
The government will rest on his shoulders.
And he will be called:
Wonderful Counselor,[fn] Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:4 - Trust in the LORD always,
for the LORD GOD is the eternal Rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:17 - But the LORD will save the people of Israel
with eternal salvation.
Throughout everlasting ages,
they will never again be humiliated and disgraced.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:15 - The high and lofty one who lives in eternity,
the Holy One, says this:
“I live in the high and holy place
with those whose spirits are contrite and humble.
I restore the crushed spirit of the humble
and revive the courage of those with repentant hearts.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:9 - Don’t be so angry with us, LORD.
Please don’t remember our sins forever.
Look at us, we pray,
and see that we are all your people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:18 - Be glad; rejoice forever in my creation!
And look! I will create Jerusalem as a place of happiness.
Her people will be a source of joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:3 - Those who are wise will shine as bright as the sky, and those who lead many to righteousness will shine like the stars forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:11 - This is what the LORD says:
“The people of Edom have sinned again and again,
and I will not let them go unpunished!
They chased down their relatives, the Israelites, with swords,
showing them no mercy.
In their rage, they slashed them continually
and were unrelenting in their anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:5 - Though the nations around us follow their idols,
we will follow the LORD our God forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:18 - Where is another God like you,
who pardons the guilt of the remnant,
overlooking the sins of his special people?
You will not stay angry with your people forever,
because you delight in showing unfailing love.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:6 - When he stops, the earth shakes.
When he looks, the nations tremble.
He shatters the everlasting mountains
and levels the eternal hills.
He is the Eternal One!

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