What does the word eternal mean?

Usage examples for eternal

  1. For thou to me art all in all, My honor and my wealth, My heart's desire, my body's strength, My soul's eternal health. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  2. Of my own sorrow I will not now speak; the only thought which afforded me the least consolation was- that what was my loss, was her eternal gain. – The Path of Duty, and Other Stories by H. S. Caswell