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עוֹלָם 'ʽolam' meaning 'everlasting' or 'age-lasting' Strong's 5769

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Introduction 1.1

This bible study is about the meaning of the Hebrew word עוֹלָם, 'olam' for 'everlasting', or 'age-lasting' and gives every verse where "olam" appears from Genesis to Deuteronomy. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word olam appears in the Hebrew, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Hebrew the suffixes and some prepositions are added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, and where this has been done the meaning of the suffix or preposition has been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#1.1 Scriptures for עוֹלָם 'ʽolam' meaning 'everlasting' or 'age-lasting' Strong's 5769 Genesis to Deuteronomy

Genesis 3:22 And Yahweh God said, Behold, the man has 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 ever:
6:3 And Yahweh said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years.
6:4 There were giants on the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them, the same became mighty men who were of past time, men of renown.
9:12 And God said, This is the sign of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations:
9:16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.
13:15 For all the land which you see, to you will I give it, and to your seed for all time.
17:7 And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your seed after you in their generations for an age-lasting covenant, to be a God to you, and to your seed after you.
17:8 And I will give to you, and to your seed after you, the land in which you are a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an age-lasting possession; and I will be their God.
17:13 He who is born in your house, and he who is bought with your money, must be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an age-lasting covenant.
17:19 And God said, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son indeed; and you shall call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an age-lasting covenant, and with his seed after him.
21:33 And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba, and called there on the name of Yahweh, the everlasting God.
48:4 And said to me, Behold, I will make you fruitful, and multiply you, and I will make of you a multitude of people; and will give this land to your seed after you for an age-lasting possession.
49:26 The blessings of your father have prevailed above the blessings of my progenitors to the utmost bound of the age-lasting hills: they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him who was separate from his brethren.

Exodus 3:15 And God said moreover to Moses, Thus shall you say to the children of Israel, Yahweh God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial to all generations.
12:14 And this day shall be to you for a memorial; and you shall keep it a feast to Yahweh throughout your generations; you shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for all time.
12:17 And you shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall you observe this day in your generations by an ordinance in future.
12:24 And you shall observe this thing for an ordinance to you and to your sons for all time.
14:13 And Moses said to the people, Do not be afraid, stand still, and see the salvation of Yahweh, which he will show to you to day: for the Egyptians whom you have seen to day, you shall see them again no more for life.
15:18 Yahweh shall reign for ever and ever.
19:9 And Yahweh said to Moses, Lo, I come to you in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with you, and believe you for life. And Moses told the words of the people to Yahweh.
21:6 Then his master shall bring him to the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or to the door post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an aul; and he shall serve him for life.
27:21 In the tabernacle of the congregation outside the vail, which is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order it from evening to morning before Yahweh: it shall be a statute for an age to their generations on the behalf of the children of Israel.
28:43 And they shall be upon Aaron, and upon his sons, when they come in to the tabernacle of the congregation, or when they come near to the altar to minister in the holy place: that they do not bear iniquity, and die: it shall be a statute for all time to him and his seed after him.
29:9 And you shall gird them with sashes, Aaron and his sons, and put the hats on them: and the priest’s office shall be theirs for an all time statute: and you shall consecrate Aaron and his sons.
29:28 And it shall be Aaron’s and his sons’ by a statute for all time from the children of Israel: for it is a heave offering: and it shall be a heave offering from the children of Israel of the sacrifice of their peace offerings, even their heave offering to Yahweh.
30:21 So they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they do not die: and it shall be a statute for all time to them, even to him and to his seed throughout their generations.
31:16 Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations, for an all time covenant.
31:17 It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for all time: for in six days Yahweh made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed.
32:13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self, and said to them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give to your seed, and they shall inherit it for all time.
40:15 And you shall anoint them, as you anointed their father, that they may minister to me in the priest’s office: for their anointing shall surely be a continual priesthood throughout their generations.

Leviticus 3:17 it shall be a continual statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that you eat neither fat nor blood.
6:18 All the males among the children of Aaron shall eat of it. It shall be a statute for all time in your generations concerning the offerings of Yahweh made by fire: every one who touches them shall be holy.
6:22 And the priest of his sons who is anointed in his place shall offer it: it is a statute for all time to Yahweh; it shall be wholly burnt.
7:34 For the wave breast and the heave shoulder have I taken of the children of Israel from off the sacrifices of their peace offerings, and have given them to Aaron the priest and to his sons by a statute for all time from among the children of Israel.
7:36 Which Yahweh commanded to be given them of the children of Israel, in the day that he anointed them, by a statute for all time throughout their generations.
10:9 Do not drink wine nor strong drink, you, nor your sons with you, when you go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest you die: it shall be a statute for life throughout your generations:
10:15 The heave shoulder and the wave breast shall they bring with the offerings of fat made by fire, to wave it for a wave offering before Yahweh; and it shall be yours, and your sons’ with you, by a statute for all time; as Yahweh has commanded.
16:29 And this shall be a statute for all time to you: that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict your souls, and do no work at all, whether it is one of your own country, or a stranger who sojourns among you:
16:30 For on that day shall the priest make an atonement for you, to cleanse you, that you may be clean from all your sins before Yahweh.
16:31 It shall be a Sabbath of rest to you, and you shall afflict your souls, by a statute for all time.
16:34 And this shall be a longlasting statute to you, to make an atonement for the children of Israel for all their sins once a year. And he did as Yahweh commanded Moses.
17:7 And they shall no more offer their sacrifices to demons, after whom they have gone a whoring. This shall be a statute for all time to them throughout their generations.
23:14 And you shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn, nor green ears, until the same day that you have brought an offering to your God: it shall be a statute for all time throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
23:21 And you shall proclaim on the same day, that it may be a holy convocation to you: you shall do no servile work in it: it shall be a statute for all time in all your dwellings throughout your generations.
23:31 You shall do no manner of work: it shall be a statute for all time throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
23:41 And you shall keep it a feast to Yahweh seven days in the year. It shall be a statute for all time in your generations: you shall celebrate it in the seventh month.
24:3 Outside the vail of the testimony, in the tabernacle of the congregation, shall Aaron order it from the evening to the morning before Yahweh continually: it shall be a statute for all time in your generations.
24:8 Every Sabbath he shall set it in order before Yahweh continually, being taken from the children of Israel by an all time covenant.
24:9 And it shall be Aaron’s and his sons’; and they shall eat it in the holy place: for it is most holy to him of the offerings of Yahweh made by fire by an all time statute.
25:32 Nevertheless the cities of the Levites, and the houses of the cities of their possession, may the Levites redeem at any time.
25:34 But the field of the suburbs of their cities may not be sold; for it is their all time possession.
25:46 And you shall take them as an inheritance for your children after you, to inherit them for a possession; they shall be your slaves for life: but over your brethren the children of Israel, you shall not rule one over another with rigour.

Numbers 10:8 And the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall blow with the trumpets; and they shall be to you for an ordinance for all time throughout your generations.
15:15 One ordinance shall be both for you of the congregation, and also for the stranger who sojourns with you, an ordinance for all time in your generations: as you are, so shall the stranger be before Yahweh.
18:8 And Yahweh spoke to Aaron, Behold, I also have given you the charge of my heave offerings of all the sanctified things of the children of Israel; to you have I given them by reason of the anointing, and to your sons, by an ordinance for all time.
18:11 And this is yours; the heave offering of their gift, with all the wave offerings of the children of Israel: I have given them to you, and to your sons and to your daughters with you, by a statute for all time: every one who is clean in your house shall eat of it.
18:19 All the heave offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer to Yahweh, have I given you, and your sons and your daughters with you, by a statute for all time: it is a covenant of salt for all time before Yahweh to you and to your seed with you.
18:23 But the Levites shall do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they shall bear their iniquity: it shall be a statute for all time throughout your generations, that among the children of Israel they have no inheritance.
19:10 And he who gathers the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even: and it shall be to the children of Israel, and to the stranger who sojourns among them, for a statute for all time.
19:21 And it shall be a continual statute to them, that he who sprinkles the water of separation shall wash his clothes; and he who touches the water of separation shall be unclean until evening.
25:13 And he shall have it, and his seed after him, even the covenant of an all time priesthood; because he was zealous for his God, and made an atonement for the children of Israel.

Deuteronomy 5:29 O that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children always!
12:28 Observe and hear all these words which I command you, that it may go well with you, and with your children after you always, when you do that which is good and right in the sight of Yahweh your God.
13:16 And you shall gather all the plunder of it into the midst of its street, and shall burn with fire the city, and all its plunder every bit, for Yahweh your God: and it shall be a heap for all time; it shall not be built again.
15:17 Then you shall take an aul, and thrust it through his ear into the door, and he shall be your servant for life. And also to your maidservant you shall do likewise.
23:3 An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of Yahweh; even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of Yahweh for life:
23:6 You shall not seek their peace nor their prosperity all your days for all time.
28:46 And they shall be upon you for a sign and for a wonder, and upon your seed for all time.
29:29 The secret things belong to Yahweh our God: but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children for all time, that we may do all the words of this law.
32:7 Remember the days of old time, consider the years of many generations: ask your father, and he will show you; your elders, and they will tell you.
32:40 For I lift up my hand to heaven, and say, I live for ever.
33:15 And for the chief things of the ancient mountains, and for the precious things of the age-lasting hills,
33:27 The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy.

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