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#2. GREEK WORD STUDIES
αἰών 'aion' meaning 'Ever' or 'Age' Strong's 165

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Introduction 2.1

This is a thorough bible study about the meaning of the Greek word αἰών (Gtr. aion) translated 'age' or 'ever' (Strong's 165). It gives every verse where the word 'aion' appears in the New Testament. 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 aion appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Greek the suffixes and some prepositions are not added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, except for case endings, so the associated suffix or preposition has not been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.1 Scriptures for αἰών 'aion' meaning 'ever' or 'age' Strong's 165

Matthew 6:13 And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For yours is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
12:32 And whoever speaks a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this age, nor in the age to come.
13:22 He also who received seed among the thorns is he who hears the word; and the care of this life, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.
13:39 The enemy who sowed them is the Devil; the harvest is the end of the age; and the reapers are the angels.
13:40 As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this age.
13:49 So shall it be at the end of the age: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the righteous,
21:19 And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing on it, but leaves only, and said to it, Let no fruit grow on you from now on for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
24:3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of your coming, and of the end of the age?
28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Amen.

Mark 3:29 But he who shall blaspheme against the Holy Spirit has no forgiveness for the age, but is in danger of long-lasting condemnation:
4:19 And the cares of this life, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
10:30 But he shall receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brothers, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the age to come eternal life.
11:14 And answering Jesus said to it, Let no man eat fruit of you any more for ever. And his disciples heard it.

Luke 1:33 And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.
1:55 As he spoke to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for the age.
1:70 As he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets, who have been since the age began:
16:8 And the lord commended the unrighteous steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this age are wiser in their generation than the children of light.
18:30 Who shall not receive many times more in this present time, and in the age to come life everlasting.
20:34 And Jesus answering said to them, The children of this age marry, and are given in marriage:
20:35 But those who shall be accounted worthy to obtain that age, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage:

John 4:14 But whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall not ever thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
6:51 I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.
6:58 This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers ate manna, and are dead: he who eats of this bread shall live for ever.
8:35 And the servant does not abide in the house for the age: but the Son abides for the age.
8:51 Amen, amen, I say to you, If a man keeps my saying, he shall not ever see death.
8:52 Then said the Jews to him, Now we know that you have a demon. Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and you say, If a man keeps my saying, he shall not ever taste of death.
9:32 Since the age began it was not heard that any man opened the eyes of one who was born blind.
10:28 And I give to them eternal life; and they shall not perish for ever, nor shall any man pluck them out of my hand.
11:26 And whoever lives and believes in me shall not die for ever. Do you believe this?
12:34 The people answered him, We have heard out of the law that Christ abides for ever: and how do you say, The Son of man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of man?
13:8 Peter says to him, You shall not ever wash my feet. Jesus answered him, If I do not wash you, you have no part with me.
14:16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

Acts 3:21 Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God has spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the age began.
15:18 Known to God are all his works from the beginning of the age.

Romans 1:25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creation more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
9:5 Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.
11:36 For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.
12:2 And do not be conformed to this age: but you be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
16:27 To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.

1 Corinthians 1:20 Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the disputer of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
2:6 However we speak wisdom among those who are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this age, nor of the princes of this age, that come to nothing:
2:7 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the ages for our glory:
2:8 Which none of the princes of this age knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
3:18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
8:13 Therefore, if meat causes my brother to offend, I will certainly not eat flesh for my lifetime, lest I cause my brother to offend.
10:11 Now all these things happened to them for examples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages are coming.

2 Corinthians 4:4 In whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of those who do not believe, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine to them.
9:9 As it is written, He has dispersed abroad; he has given to the poor: his righteousness remains for ever.
11:31 The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is blessed for ever, knows that I do not lie.

Galatians 1:4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of God and our Father:
1:5 To whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Ephesians 1:21 Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age, but also in that which is to come:
2:2 In which in time past you walked according to the lifestyle of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience:
2:7 That in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.
3:9 And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the ages has been hidden in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:
3:11 According to the purpose of the ages which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:
3:21 To him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus for all generations of the age of the ages. Amen.
6:12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual wickedness in heavenly places.

Philippians 4:20 Now to God and our Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Colossians 1:26 Even the mystery which has been hidden from the ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:

1 Timothy 1:17 Now to the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.
6:17 Charge those who are rich in this age, that they do not be high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

2 Timothy 4:10 For Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present age, and is departed to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
4:18 And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me to his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Titus 2:12 Instructing us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live sound-minded, righteously, and godly, in the present age;

Hebrews 1:2 Has in these last days spoken to us by his Son, whom he has appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the ages;
1:8 But to the Son he says, Your throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of your kingdom.
5:6 As he says also in another place, You are a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek.
6:5 And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the age to come,
6:20 Where the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made a high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek.
7:17 For he testifies, You are a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek.
7:21 (For those priests were made without an oath; but this with an oath by him who said to him, The Lord swore and will not repent, You are a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek:)
7:24 But this man, because he continues for ever, has an unchangeable priesthood.
7:28 For the law makes men high priests who have weakness; but the word of the oath, which was since the law, makes the Son, who is consecrated for ever.
9:26 For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the ages he has appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.
11:3 Through faith we understand that the ages were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.
13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and for ever.
13:21 Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 1:23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which lives and abides for ever.
1:25 But the word of the Lord endures for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached to you.
4:11 If any man speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man ministers, let him do it as of the ability which God gives: that God may be glorified in all things through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
5:11 To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

2 Peter 2:17 These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for an age.
3:18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for the day of the age. Amen.

1 John 2:17 And the world passes away, and the lust of it: but he who does the will of God abides for ever.

2 John 1:2 For the truth's sake, which dwells in us, and shall be with us for ever.

Jude 1:13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for the age.
1:25 To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and for all the ages. Amen.

Revelation 1:6 And has made us kings and priests to God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
1:18 I am he who lives, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for ever and ever, Amen; and have the keys of Hades and of death.
4:9 And when those beasts give glory and honour and thanks to him who sat on the throne, who lives for ever and ever,
4:10 The four and twenty elders fall down before him who sat on the throne, and worship him who lives for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying,
5:13 And every creature who is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all who are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be to him who sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb for ever and ever.
5:14 And the four beasts said, Amen. And the four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped him who lives for ever and ever.
7:12 Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be to our God for ever and ever. Amen.
10:6 And swore by him who lives for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that are in it, and the earth, and the things that are in it, and the sea, and the things which are in it, that there should be time no longer:
11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for the ages of the ages.
14:11 And the smoke of their torment ascends up for ages of ages: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.
15:7 And one of the four beasts gave to the seven angels seven golden bowls full of the wrath of God, who lives for ever and ever.
19:3 And again they said, Alleluia. And her smoke rose up for the ages of the ages.
20:10 And the Devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and they shall be tormented day and night for the ages of the ages.
22:5 And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, nor light of the sun; for the Lord God gives them light: and they shall reign for the ages of the ages.

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