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Strong's #05957 - עָלַם

Transliteration
ʻâlam
Phonetics
aw-lam'
Root Word (Etymology)
corresponding to (H5769)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
2912
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) perpetuity, antiquity, for ever

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (18)
Ezra 2
Daniel 16
NAS (21)
Ezra 3
Daniel 18
CSB (20)
Ezra 2
Daniel 18
BSB (20)
Ezra 2
Daniel 18
ESV (13)
Daniel 13
WEB (19)
Ezra 2
Daniel 17
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2544) mlo (אהלמ AhLM) AC: Hide CO: ? AB: Ancient: Beyond the field of vision of time or space.

V) mlo (אהלמ AhLM) - Hide: To be hidden or obscured from sight, covered or unknown. KJV (28): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Participle) hide, blind, dissembler, secret - Strongs: H5956 (עָלַם)

Nm) mlo (אהלמ AhLM) - Ancient: A distant time in the past or future, as a time hidden from the present. [Aramaic only] KJV (20): ever, everlasting, old, never - Strongs: H5957 (עָלַם)

gm) mlfo (אהולמ AhWLM) - Ancient: A distant time in the past or future, as a time hidden from the present. KJV (439): ever, everlasting, old, perpetual, evermore, never, time, ancient, world, always, alway, long, more - Strongs: H5769 (עֹלָם)

if1) emlot (תאהלמה TAhLMH) - Hidden: KJV (3): secret, hid - Strongs: H8587 (תַּעֲלֻמָה)

ecm) mflio (אהילומ AhYLWM) - Ancient: A distant time in the past or future, as a time hidden from the present. KJV (1): ever - Strongs: H5865 (עֵילוֹם)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עָלַם noun [masculine] perpetuity, antiquity (see Biblical Hebrew III> עלם, עוֺלָם); — ׳ע absolute Daniel 3:33 +, construct Daniel 7:18; emphatic עָֽלְמָא Daniel 2:20 +; plural עָֽלְמִין Daniel 2:4 +, emphatic עָֽלְמַיָּא Daniel 2:44; Daniel 7:18; — perpetuity in the future: ׳מַלְכוּת ע Daniel 3:33; Daniel 7:27, compare Daniel 4:31; Daniel 7:14; ׳ע as adverb for ever Daniel 4:31; עַדעָֽֿלְמָאוְעַדעָֿלַם עָֽלְמַיָּא Daniel 7:18; plural ׳לְע for ever Daniel 2:4,44,44; Daniel 3:9; Daniel 5:10; Daniel 6:7; Daniel 6:22; Daniel 6:27; antiquity, מִןיֿוֺמָת עָֽלְמָא Ezra 4:15,19; of limitless time both past and future: ׳וְעַדעֿ׳מִןעֿ Daniel 2:20.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָלַם to hide, to conceal. In Kal only occurring in part. pass. עֲלֻמִים hidden (sins), Psalms 90:8.

Niphal נֶעְלַםִ to be hidden, to lie hid, Nahum 3:11 followed by מִן of person from whom any thing is hid, Leviticus 5:2 and מֵעֵינֵי 4:13 Numbers 5:13. Part. נַעֲלָמִים secret men, crafty, Psalms 26:4.

Hiphil הֶעֱלִים

(1) to hide, followed by מִן from any one, 2 Kings 4:27. Specially

(a) הֶעֱלִים עֵינַיִם followed by מִן to hide the eyes, i.e. to turn them away from any one, implying neglect, Ezekiel 22:26 and refusing aid, Isaiah 1:15 compare Proverbs 28:27 sometimes connivance, Leviticus 20:4; 1 Samuel 12:3 (followed by בְּ). Without עֵינַיִם Psalms 10:1.

(b) הֶעֱלִים אֹזֶן to hide the ear, not to choose to hear, Lamentations 3:56.

(2) to hide, to cover over with words, i.e. to chide, to rebuke (opp. to throw light on, i.e. to praise), Job 42:3.

Hithpael, to hide one’s self. Job 6:16 used of rivers, עָלֵימוֹ יִתְעַלֵּם־שֶׁלֶנ “in which the snow hideth itself,” i.e. the snow water in the spring (עַל here having the signification of approach, see No. 1, b, α). Followed by מִן to turn oneself away from any thing, to withdraw from it; Deuteronomy 22:1, Deuteronomy 22:3, Deuteronomy 22:4. Psalms 55:2, אַל־תִּתְעַלֵּם מִתְּחִנָּתִי “hide not thyself from my supplication;” Isaiah 58:7.

Derived nouns, עוֹלָם, עֵילוֹם, תַּעֲלֻמָה [also עַלְמָה, see note on that word].

II. עָלַם or


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List of Word Forms
לְעָ֣לְמִ֔ין לְעָלְמִ֣ין לְעָלְמִ֥ין לְעָלְמִין֙ לְעָלְמַיָּֽא׃ לעלמיא׃ לעלמין עָ֣לְמָ֔א עָֽלְמָ֔א עָלְמַיָּֽא׃ עָלְמָ֑א עָלְמָ֖א עָלַ֔ם עָלַ֥ם עָלַם֙ עלם עלמא עלמיא׃ ‘ā·lam ‘ā·lə·mā ‘ā·lə·may·yā ‘ālam ‘āləmā ‘āləmayyā aLam alMa almaiYa lə‘āləmayyā lə‘āləmîn lə·‘ā·lə·may·yā lə·‘ā·lə·mîn leAleMin lealmaiYa lealMin
 
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