'Memory' in the Bible
Till the memory of what you have done to him is past and he is no longer angry: then I will send word for you to come back; are the two of you to be taken from me in one day?
Then the chief wine-servant said to Pharaoh, The memory of my sin comes back to me now;
And after that will come seven years when there will not be enough food; and the memory of the good years will go from men's minds; and the land will be made waste by the bad years;
And men will have no memory of the good time because of the need which will come after, for it will be very bitter.
And to the first he gave the name Manasseh, for he said, God has taken away from me all memory of my hard life and of my father's house.
Then the memory of his dreams about them came back to Joseph, and he said to them, You have come secretly to see how poor the land is.
And Moses said to the people, Let this day, on which you came out of Egypt, out of your prison-house, be kept for ever in memory; for by the strength of his hand the Lord has taken you out from this place; let no leavened bread be used.
The Lord then said to Moses, "Write this down on a scroll as a reminder and recite it to Joshua: I will completely blot out the memory of Amalek under heaven."
Keep in memory the Sabbath and let it be a holy day.
Make for me an altar of earth, offering on it your burned offerings and your peace-offerings, your sheep and your oxen: in every place where I have put the memory of my name, I will come to you and give you my blessing.
And the two stones are to be placed on the ephod, over the arm-holes, to be stones of memory for the children of Israel: Aaron will have their names on his arms when he goes in before the Lord, to keep the Lord in mind of them.
And so Aaron will have the names of the children of Israel on the priest's bag over his heart whenever he goes into the holy place, to keep the memory of them before the Lord.
And you are to take this money from the children of Israel to be used for the work of the Tent of meeting, to keep the memory of the children of Israel before the Lord and to be the price of your lives.
These he put on the ephod, over the arm-holes, to be stones of memory for the children of Israel, as the Lord had said to Moses.
Say to the children of Israel, In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, let there be a special day of rest for you, a day of memory, marked by the blowing of horns, a meeting for worship.
then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is a present of jealousy, a present of remembrance, which brings iniquity to memory.
And the priest shall take a handful of the present, in memory of her, and incense it upon the altar and afterward shall cause the woman to drink the water.
Sweet is the memory of the fish we had in Egypt for nothing, and the fruit and green plants of every sort, sharp and pleasing to the taste:
To be a sign, kept in memory for ever by the children of Israel, that no man who is not of the seed of Aaron has the right of burning spices before the Lord, so that he may not be like Korah and his band: as the Lord said to him by the mouth of Moses.
When the entire community saw that Aaron had died, they mourned in memory of Aaron for 30 days.
Then Moses and Eleazar the priest took the gold given by the captains of thousands and captains of hundreds, and took it into the Tent of meeting, to be a sign in memory of the children of Israel before the Lord.
Only take care, and keep watch on your soul, for fear that the things which your eyes have seen go from your memory and from your heart all the days of your life; but let the knowledge of them be given to your children and to your children's children;
He will deliver kings into your control, and you are to wipe out the memory of them from under heaven. No one will be able to stand before you. You are to utterly destroy them.
Stand aside and I will destroy them, obliterating their very name from memory, and I will make you into a stronger and more numerous nation than they are."
Tear down their altars, cut down their sacred poles, and burn them. Cut down the carved images of their gods to erase their memory from that place."
Take no leavened bread with it; for seven days let your food be unleavened bread, that is, the bread of sorrow; for you came out of the land of Egypt quickly: so the memory of that day, when you came out of the land of Egypt, will be with you all your life.
"A man must not marry his father's wife, so that he will not dishonor his father's memory."
When the Lord your God gives you rest from all the enemies around you in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess as an inheritance, blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven. Do not forget.
"The LORD won't forgive such a person. Instead, the zealous anger of the LORD will blaze against him. All the curses that were written in this book will fall on him. Then the LORD will wipe out his memory from under heaven.
You have no thought for the Rock, your father, you have no memory of the God who gave you birth.
I would have said: I will cut them to pieces and blot out the memory of them from mankind,
Then you will say to them, Because the waters of Jordan were cut off before the ark of the Lord's agreement; when it went over Jordan the waters of Jordan were cut off: and these stones will be a sign for the children of Israel, keeping it in their memory for ever.
When the Canaanites and all who live in the land hear about this, they will turn against us and destroy the very memory of us from the earth. What will you do to protect your great reputation?"
Later, when the descendants of Dan lost their territory, they went up and attacked Leshem. After they captured it and executed its inhabitants, they took possession of it and settled there, renaming the city of Leshem to Dan in memory of their ancestor Dan.
And, further, I have taken Ruth, the Moabitess, who was the wife of Mahlon, to be my wife, to keep the name of the dead man living in his heritage, so that his name may not be cut off from among his countrymen, and from the memory of his town: you are witnesses this day.
Later on, David asked, "Is there anyone left alive from Saul's household to whom I can show gracious love in memory of Jonathan?"
"Don't be afraid," David reassured him, "because I'm going to show gracious love to you in memory of your father Jonathan. I'm going to restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you'll always have a place at my table!"
When he was alive, Absalom had erected for himself a pillar in the King's Valley, for he had said, "I have no son to preserve the memory of my name." So he gave the pillar his name. It is still called Absalom's Monument today.
And said unto the king, Let not my lord impute iniquity unto me, neither retain the memory of the wickedness that thy slave did the day that my lord the king went out of Jerusalem, that the king should guard it in his heart.
She said to Elijah, "What have I to do with you, you man of God? You have come to me to bring my sin to memory, and to kill my son!"
Then Jehu said to Bidkar, his captain, Take him up, and put him in the field of Naboth the Jezreelite: for is not that day in your memory when you and I together on our horses were going after Ahab, his father, and the Lord put this fate on him, saying:
The Lord had not decreed that he would blot out Israel's memory from under heaven, so he delivered them through Jeroboam son of Joash.
And you are to keep in memory the agreement which I have made with you; and you are to have no other gods.
And he put some of the Levites before the ark of the Lord as servants, to keep the acts of the Lord in memory, and to give worship and praise to the Lord, the God of Israel:
and he was buried in his own tomb that he had prepared for himself in the City of David. He was laid out on a bier that had been filled with various spices prepared by morticians, and the mourners built a massive bonfire to honor his memory.
Keep me in mind, O my God, in connection with this, and do not let the good which I have done for the house of my God and its worship go from your memory completely.
These days are remembered and celebrated by every generation, family, province, and city, so that these days of Purim will not lose their significance in Jewish life and their memory will not fade from their descendants.
For your sorrow will go from your memory, like waters flowing away:
If only you would keep me safe in the underworld, putting me in a secret place till your wrath is past, giving me a fixed time when I might come to your memory again!
[All] memory of him perishes from the earth; he has no name abroad.
The public place of his town has no more knowledge of him, and his name has gone from the memory of men: he is rooted up like a dead tree.
In death, there is no memory of you. Who will give you thanks where the dead are?
You terrified the nations with your battle cry; you destroyed the wicked; you permanently wiped out all memory of them.
The enemy has come to eternal ruin; You have uprooted the cities, and the very memory of them has perished.
When he makes search for blood, he has them in his memory: he is not without thought for the cry of the poor.
The sinners and all the nations who have no memory of God will be turned into the underworld.
He says in his heart, God has no memory of me: his face is turned away; he will never see it.
Will you for ever put me out of your memory, O Lord? will your face for ever be turned away from me?
Do not keep in mind my sins when I was young, or my wrongdoing: let your memory of me be full of mercy, O Lord, because of your righteousness.
I am forgotten: gone from memory like a dead person-like broken pottery.
The face of the Lord is set against those who do what is evil, to erase all memory of them from the earth.
As for my enemies, with malice they said, "When will he die and memory of his name perish?"
I will say to God my Rock, Why have you let me go from your memory? why do I go in sorrow because of the attacks of my haters?
All this has come on us, but still we have kept you in our memory; and we have not been false to your word.
I will keep the memory of your name living through all generations; and because of this the people will give you praise for ever.
I keep the memory of my debt to you, O God; I will give you the offerings of praise.
Put them not to death, for so my people will keep the memory of them: let them be sent in all directions by your power; make them low, O Lord our saviour.
O give not the soul of your dove to the hawk; let not the life of the poor go out of your memory for ever.
I will keep God in memory, with sounds of grief; my thoughts are troubled, and my spirit is overcome. (Selah.)
The memory of my song comes back to me in the night; my thoughts are moving in my heart; my spirit is searching with care.
Has God put away the memory of his pity? are his mercies shut up by his wrath? (Selah.)
I will keep in mind the works of Jah: I will keep the memory of your wonders in the past.
They let his works go out of their memory, and the wonders which he had made them see.
In the memory that God was their Rock, and the Most High God their saviour.
O Lord, God of my salvation, I have been crying to you for help by day and by night:
Be glad in the Lord, you upright men; praising the memory of his holy name.
Give praise to the Lord, O my soul; let not all his blessings go from your memory.
Our fathers did not give thought to your wonders in Egypt; they did not keep in memory the great number of your mercies, but gave you cause for wrath at the sea, even at the Red Sea.
But their memory of his works was short; not waiting to be guided by him,
They had no memory of God their saviour, who had done great things in Egypt;
And all the generations coming after him kept the memory of his righteousness for ever.
May his descendants be eliminated, and their memory be erased from the next generation.
Let them be before the LORD continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth.
Certain for ever is the memory of his wonders: the Lord is full of pity and mercy.
He will not ever be moved; the memory of the upright will be living for ever.
I have kept the memory of your decisions from times past, O Lord; and they have been my comfort.
I keep company with all your worshippers, and those who have your orders in their memory.
For I have become like a wine-skin black with smoke; but I still keep the memory of your rules.
O Lord, your name is eternal; and the memory of you will have no end.
By the rivers of Babylon we were seated, weeping at the memory of Zion,
If I keep not your memory, O Jerusalem, let not my right hand keep the memory of its art.
They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.
My son, keep my teaching in your memory, and my rules in your heart:
Get wisdom, get true knowledge; keep it in memory, do not be turned away from the words of my mouth.
My son, keep the rule of your father, and have in memory the teaching of your mother:
The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.
Let him have drink, and his need will go from his mind, and the memory of his trouble will be gone.
There is no memory of those who came before; and of those who will come after there will also be no memory among those who follow [them].
For of the wise man, even as of the fool, there is no memory for ever, since in the days to come all will have been long forgotten. Indeed, the wise man must die just like the fool!
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