H5957 עלם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

(Chaldee); corresponding to H5769; remote time, that is, the future or past indefinitely; often adverbially forever

KJV Usage: for([n-]) ever (lasting), old.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. perpetuity, antiquity, for ever
Origin: corresponding to H5769
TWOT: 2912
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) perpetuity, antiquity, for ever

View how H5957 עלם is used in the Bible

20 occurrences of H5957 עלם

Ezra 4:15 old:
Ezra 4:19 old
Daniel 2:4 for ever:
Daniel 2:20 ever
Daniel 2:20 and ever:
Daniel 2:44 which shall never
Daniel 2:44 for ever.
Daniel 3:9 for ever.
Daniel 4:3 is an everlasting
Daniel 4:34 for ever,
Daniel 4:34 is an everlasting
Daniel 5:10 for ever:
Daniel 6:6 for ever.
Daniel 6:21 for ever.
Daniel 6:26 for ever,
Daniel 7:14 is an everlasting
Daniel 7:18 ever,
Daniel 7:18 ever
Daniel 7:18 and ever.
Daniel 7:27 is an everlasting

Distinct usage

4 for ever.
4 is an everlasting
2 for ever:
2 ever
2 for ever,
1 old
1 and ever:
1 ever,
1 and ever.
1 which shall never
1 old:

Related words


H5769 עלם עולם ‛ôlâm ‛ôlâm

עלם עולם
‛ôlâm ‛ôlâm
o-lawm', o-lawm'
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always

KJV Usage: always (-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 H5331, H5703.

H5865 עילום ‛êylôm
For H5769

KJV Usage: ever.