KJV Dictionary Definition: everlasting


EVERL`ASTING, a. ever and lasting. Lasting or enduring for ever; eternal; existing or continuing without end; immortal.

The everlasting God, or Jehovah. Gen.21.

Everlasting fire; everlasting punishment. Matt.18.25.

1. Perpetual; continuing indefinitely, or during the present state of things.

I will give thee, and thy seed after thee, the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession. Gen.17.

The everlasting hills or mountains. Genesis. Habakkuk.

2. In popular usage, endless; continual; unintermitted; as, the family is disturbed with everlasting disputes.

EVERL`ASTING, n. Eternity; eternal duration, past and future.

From everlasting to everlasting, thou art God. Ps.90.

1. A plant, the Gnaphalium; also, the Xeranthenum.


EVERL`ASTINGLY, adv. Eternally; perpetually; continually.