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Does the Hebrew word “olam“ mean “forever”? Exodus 12:14 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever. "for ever" = ‛ôlâm = aiōnios The Septuagint translates "olam" into "ainoios". This is not as helpful as one might ...


Abraham's case Genesis 12 states very clearly that Abram (before renamed to Abraham) was called from his country (or land, v.1). Remember that previously in chapter 11 Terah went out from Ur of the Chaldeans with his children, to Haran. Back to chapter 12, God said that He will give the land to Abram's offspring (v.7). God expresses His ownership of the ...

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