'Perpetual' in the Bible
The Israelites must observe the Sabbath, celebrating it throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant.
The bread is to be set out before the Lord every Sabbath day as a perpetual covenant obligation on the part of the Israelites.
Then the Lord spoke to Aaron, “Look, I have put you in charge of the contributions brought to Me. As for all the holy offerings of the Israelites, I have given them to you and your sons as a portion and a permanent statute.
“The contribution of their gifts also belongs to you. I have given all the Israelites’ presentation offerings to you and to your sons and daughters as a permanent statute. Every ceremonially clean person in your house may eat it.
“I give to you and to your sons and daughters all the holy contributions that the Israelites present to the Lord as a permanent statute. It is a permanent covenant of salt before the Lord for you as well as your offspring.”
The Levites will do the work of the tent of meeting, and they will bear the consequences of their sin. The Levites will not receive an inheritance among the Israelites; this is a permanent statute throughout your generations.
Then the one who gathers up the cow’s ashes must wash his clothes, and he will remain unclean until evening. This is a permanent statute for the Israelites and for the foreigner who resides among them.
This is a permanent statute for them. The person who sprinkles the water for impurity is to wash his clothes, and whoever touches the water for impurity will be unclean until evening.
It will be a covenant of perpetual priesthood for him and his future descendants, because he was zealous for his God and made atonement for the Israelites.”
They have made their land a horror,a perpetual object of scorn;everyone who passes by it will be horrifiedand shake his head.
I will make you a perpetual desolation; your cities will not be inhabited. Then you will know that I am Yahweh.
Therefore, as I live—this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts,the God of Israel—Moab will be like Sodomand the Ammonites like Gomorrah—a place overgrown with weeds,a salt pit, and a perpetual wasteland.The remnant of My people will plunder them;the remainder of My nation will dispossess them.
- Ceaseless (1 instance)
- Constant (38 instances)
- Continual (69 instances)
- Deathless (1 instance)
- Endless (16 instances)
- Eternal (299 instances)
- Evergreen (2 instances)
- Everlasting (208 instances)
- Immortal (8 instances)
- Imperishable (11 instances)