time

For the Hebrews, time was duration: it went on for a certain measurable length, short (1 Sam. 9:16), or longer (Eccles. 3:1), or indefinite (Mic. 4:7).
In the NT the Greek chronos is used for a length of time (John 7:33) and kairos for an opportune time or moment of decision (John 7:8). A third word, aion, broadly indicates an era and is used to make the distinction between ‘this present era’ or ‘age’ and ‘the coming era’, as in Eph. 1:21.

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