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Lexicon :: Strong's H5957 - ʿālam

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עָלַם
Transliteration
ʿālam
Pronunciation
aw-lam'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to עוֹלָם (H5769)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2912

Strong’s Definitions

עָלַם ʻâlam, aw-lam'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H5769; remote time, i.e. the future or past indefinitely; often adverb, forever:—for (n-)ever (lasting), old.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H5957 in the following manner: ever (12x), everlasting (4x), old (2x), ever (with H5705) (1x), never (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H5957 in the following manner: ever (12x), everlasting (4x), old (2x), ever (with H5705) (1x), never (1x).
  1. perpetuity, antiquity, for ever

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָלַם ʻâlam, aw-lam'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H5769; remote time, i.e. the future or past indefinitely; often adverb, forever:—for (n-)ever (lasting), old.
STRONGS H5957:

Biblical Aramaic

עָלַם noun [masculine] perpetuity, antiquity (see Biblical Hebrew III עלם, H5769 עוֺלָם); — ע׳ absolute Daniel 3:33 [Daniel 4:3] +, construct Daniel 7:18; emphatic עָֽלְמָא Daniel 2:20 +; plural עָֽלְמִין Daniel 2:4 +, emphatic עָֽלְמַיָּא Daniel 2:44; Daniel 7:18; — perpetuity in the future: מַלְכוּת ע׳ Daniel 3:33 [Daniel 4:3]; Daniel 7:27, compare Daniel 4:31 [Daniel 4:34]; Daniel 7:14; ע׳ as adverb for ever Daniel 4:31 [Daniel 4:34]; עַדעָֽֿלְמָא וְעַדעָֿלַם עָֽלְמַיָּא Daniel 7:18; plural לְע׳ for ever Daniel 2:4, 44, 44; Daniel 3:9; Daniel 5:10; Daniel 6:7 [Daniel 6:6]; Daniel 6:22 [Daniel 6:21]; Daniel 6:27 [Daniel 6:26]; antiquity, מִןיֿוֺמָת עָֽלְמָא Ezra 4:15, 19; of limitless time both past and future: וְעַדעֿ׳ מִןעֿ׳ Daniel 2:20.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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H5957

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5957 matches the Hebrew עָלַם (ʿālam),
which occurs 20 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:15 - so that a search may be made in the record books of your fathers. And you will discover in the record books and learn that that city is a rebellious city and damaging to kings and provinces, and that they have incited revolt within it in past H5957 days; therefore that city was laid waste.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:19 - “A decree has been [fn]issued by me, and a search has been made and it has been discovered that that city has risen up against the kings in past H5957 days, that rebellion and revolt have been perpetrated H5957 in it,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:4 - Then the Chaldeans spoke to the king in [fn]Aramaic: “O king, live forever! H5957 Tell the dream to your servants, and we will declare the interpretation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:20 - Daniel said,
“Let the name of God be blessed forever H5957 and ever, H5957
For wisdom and power belong to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:44 - “In the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which will never H5957 be destroyed, and that kingdom will not be [fn]left for another people; it will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, but it will itself endure forever. H5957
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:9 - They responded and said to Nebuchadnezzar the king: “O king, live forever! H5957
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:3 - “How great are His signs
And how mighty are His wonders!
His kingdom is an everlasting H5957 kingdom
And His dominion is from generation to generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:34 - “But at the end of [fn]that period, I, Nebuchadnezzar, raised my eyes toward heaven and my [fn]reason returned to me, and I blessed the Most High and praised and honored Him who lives forever; H5957
For His dominion is an everlasting H5957 dominion,
And His kingdom endures from generation to generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:10 - The queen entered the banquet [fn]hall because of the words of the king and his nobles; the queen spoke and said, “O king, live forever! H5957 Do not let your thoughts alarm you or your [fn]face be pale.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:6 - Then these commissioners and satraps came [fn]by agreement to the king and spoke to him as follows: “King Darius, live forever! H5957
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:21 - Then Daniel spoke [fn]to the king, “O king, live forever! H5957
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:26 - [fn]I make a decree that in all the dominion of my kingdom men are to fear and tremble before the God of Daniel;
For He is the living God and enduring forever, H5957
And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed,
And His dominion will be [fn]forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:14 - “And to Him was given dominion,
Glory and [fn]a kingdom,
That all the peoples, nations and men of every [fn]language
Might serve Him.
His dominion is an everlasting H5957 dominion
Which will not pass away;
And His kingdom is one
Which will not be destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:18 - ‘But the [fn]saints of the Highest One will receive the kingdom and possess the kingdom forever, H5957 [fn]for all H5957 ages H5957 to come.’ H5957
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:27 - ‘Then the [fn]sovereignty, the dominion and the greatness of all the kingdoms under the whole heaven will be given to the people of the [fn]saints of the Highest One; His kingdom will be an everlasting H5957 kingdom, and all the dominions will serve and obey Him.’

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