לעולם ועד

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From לְעוֹלָם ‎(l'olám, forever) + וָ־ ‎(va-, and) + adverbialized form related to עַד ‎('ad, until).

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Adverb[edit]

לְעוֹלָם וָעֶד ‎(l'olám va'éd)

  1. for ever and ever
    • Exodus 15:18, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      יהוה יִמְלוֹךְ לְעוֹלָם וָעֶדYHVH yimlókh l'olám va'éd ― The LORD shall reign for ever and ever.