Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Any more, continuance, eternal, lasting, perpetual, at any time, properly, concealed, i.e., the vanishing point

Hebrew: עוֹלָם, ʿôlām (H5769)

406 King James Bible Verses


Here are alway, ancient, any more, continuance and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word עוֹלָם mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H5769

Hebrew Base Word: עוֹלָם

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: 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)

Definition: 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.

Detailed definition:

  1. Long duration, antiquity, futurity, for ever, ever, everlasting, evermore, perpetual, old, ancient, world.
    1. Ancient time, long time (of past).
    2. (of future).
      1. For ever, always.
      2. Continuous existence, perpetual.
      3. Everlasting, indefinite or unending future, eternity.

Derived terms: Or עֹלָם; from H5956.

See also:

  1. H5331
  2. H5703

Comments: Compare H5331, H5703.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʕoˈlɔːm
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʕo̞wˈlɑːm
  3. Transliteration: ʿôlām
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: oh-LAWM
  5. Modern Pronunciation: oh-LAHM

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