Psalm 9:5 (Young's Literal Translation)
5Thou hast rebuked nations, Thou hast destroyed the wicked, Their name Thou hast blotted out to the age and for ever.
here (according to searchgodsword.com):
Ge 27:33 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Isaac trembled violently
, and said, "Who was he then that hunted game and brought it to me, so thatI ate of all of it before you came, and blessed him? Yes, and he shall be blessed ."
(Although, if you look at the Hebrew on www.scripture4all.com
it says the word "od", in this verse, means "unto.")
It's got like a trillion different translations though:
Strong's Number: 5704
Original Word Word Origin
עד properly, the same as (05703) (used as prep, adv or conj)
Transliterated Word Phonetic Spelling
`ad ad [or "od", it would seem]
Parts of Speech TWOT
as far as, even to, until, up to, while, as far as
as far as, up to, even to
from...as far as, both...and (with 'min' - from)
even to, until, unto, till, during, end
even to, to the degree of, even like conj
until, while, to the point that, so that even
It's used in such verses as these:
KJV (99) - as long, ; as yet, 99; by, ; hitherto, ; how long, ; when, ;
NAS (235) - account, 1; afar, 1; after, 1; all the way, 1; along, 1; before, 3; beside, 1; beyond, 1; both, 1; completely, 1; either...or, 1; equal
, 1; even, 24; even including, 1; exceedingly, 3; extremely, 1; far, 1; forever, 66; forevermore, 1; here, 2; how many, 2; including, 1; like, 2; little while
, 1; long, 25; momentary
, 1; never, 2; only, 1; or, 9; over, 1; over there, 1; point, 1; reaching, 1; since, 1; so long, 1; still, 1; there, 1; threatened
, 1; till, 3; time, 1; toward, 1; unfathomable, 1; until, 43; until the when, 1; utterly, 3; very, 2; violently
, 1; when, 1; while, 7; while i was still, 1; within, 1; without
, 2; yet, 1; ...
How do some of these even remotely relate to "forever"??
Does anybody have any deeper understanding behind this word? Honestly, it's pretty ridiculous to have THAT many translations for that ONE word.