'eythan; ay-thawn' or (shortened) 'ethan



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root (meaning to continue)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 935a

KJV Translation Count — 13x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: strong (5), mighty (4), strength (2), hard (1), rough (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. perpetual, constant, perennial, ever-flowing
a. ever-flowing (of a stream)
b. permanence, permanent, enduring (fig.)

Strong's Definitions

'eythan, ay-thawn'; or (shortened) ethan ay-thawn'; from an unused root (meaning to continue); permanence; hence (concrete) permanent; specifically a chieftain: — hard, mighty, rough, strength, strong.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But his bow abode in H386, and the arms of his hands were made H386 by the hands of the H386 God of Jacob; (from thence is the shepherd, the stone of Israel:)


And Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to his H386 when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled against it; and the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.


And he looked on the Kenites, and took up his parable, and said, H386 is thy dwellingplace, and thou puttest thy nest in a rock.


And the elders of that city shall bring down the heifer unto a H386 valley, which is neither eared nor sown, and shall strike off the heifer's neck there in the valley:


He leadeth princes away spoiled, and overthroweth the H386.


He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with H386 pain:


Thou didst cleave the fountain and the flood: thou driedst up H386 rivers.


Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is H386.


Lo, I will bring a nation upon you from far, O house of Israel, saith the LORD: it is a H386 nation, it is an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou knowest not, neither understandest what they say.


Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling of Jordan against the habitation of the H386: but I will suddenly make him run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her? for who is like me? and who will appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me?