current without beginning or end of existence; present throughout in history.
Having a beginning but no end of presence or duration; everlasting; endless; imperishable: as, endless popularity.
In a particular metaphysical usage, present outside all relations of time; separate of all of the time-conditions; maybe not temporal.
By hyperbole, having no recognized or identified end of existence; indefinite in period; perpetual; ceaseless; proceeded without intermission.
“married to immortal verse,”
its often put on God (1 Tim. i. 17). Perpetual points into the future, and applies specifically to this that will be established: as, a perpetual covenant, desolation, feud. It is freely placed on anything that lasts indefinitely. All of the four terms in many cases are used by hyperbole for the that has lengthy length. See incessant.