עלם עולם 


olam; o-lawm' or avan



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5956

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1631a

KJV Translation Count — 439x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: ever (272), everlasting (63), old (22), perpetual (22), evermore (15), never (13), time (6), ancient (5), world (4), always (3), alway (2), long (2), more (2), never 408 (2), misc (6)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. long duration, antiquity, futurity, for ever, ever, everlasting, evermore, perpetual, old, ancient, world
a. ancient time, long time (of past)
b. (of future)
1. for ever, always
2. continuous existence, perpetual
3. everlasting, indefinite or unending future, eternity

Strong's Definitions

`owlam, o-lawm'; or olam, o-lawm'; from 5956; properly, concealed, i.e. the vanishing point; generally, time out of mind (past or future), i.e. (practically) eternity; frequentatively, adverbial (especially with prepositional prefix) always: — alway(s), ancient (time), any more, continuance, eternal, (for, (n-)) ever(lasting, -more, of old), lasting, long (time), (of) old (time), perpetual, at any time, (beginning of the) world (+ without end). Compare 5331, 5703.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD God said, BehH5769, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for H5769:


And the LORD said, My spirit shall not H5769 strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.


There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of H5769, men of renown.


And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and H5769y living creature that is with you, for H5769 generations:


And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the H5769lasting covenant between God and H5769y living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.


For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for H5769.


And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an H5769lasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.


And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an H5769lasting possession; and I will be their God.


He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an H5769lasting covenant.


And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an H5769lasting covenant, and with his seed after him.