alam (Aramaic);



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

corresponding to 5769

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2912

KJV Translation Count — 20x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: ever (12), everlasting (4), old (2), ever 5705 (1), never (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. perpetuity, antiquity, for ever

Strong's Definitions

`alam, aw-lam'; (Aramaic) corresponding to 5769; remote time, i.e. the future or past indefinitely; often adverb, forever: — for ((n-)) ever (lasting), old.

Concordance Results Using KJV

That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of H5957 time: for which cause was this city destroyed.


And I commanded, and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of H5957 time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.


Then spake the Chaldeans to the king in Syriack, O king, live for H5957: tell thy servants the dream, and we will shew the interpretation.


Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God for H5957 and H5957: for wisdom and might are his:


And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall H5957 be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for H5957.


They spake and said to the king Nebuchadnezzar, O king, live for H5957.


How great are his signs! and how mighty are his wonders! his kingdom is an H5957lasting kingdom, and his dominion is from generation to generation.


And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for H5957, whose dominion is an H5957lasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation:


Now the queen, by reason of the words of the king and his lords, came into the banquet house: and the queen spake and said, O king, live for H5957: let not thy thoughts trouble thee, nor let thy countenance be changed:


Then these presidents and princes assembled together to the king, and said thus unto him, King Darius, live for H5957.