|alpha and omega|
|1.||the first and last, a phrase used in Revelation 1:8 to signify God's eternity|
|2.||the basic reason or meaning; most important part|
The beginning and the end. In the Greek alphabet, in which the New Testament was written, alpha is the first letter and omega is the last. In the Book of Revelation, God says, “I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last,” meaning that God remains from the beginning to the end of time.