Forgetting People

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 40:23

But the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him.

Ecclesiastes 9:15

Now, a poor wise man was found in it, and he delivered the city by his wisdom.

Job 18:17

His remembrance perishes from [the] earth, and [there is] not a name for him on [the] street.

Isaiah 23:16

"Take a harp, go around [the] city, forgotten prostitute! Do [it] well, playing a stringed instrument! Make numerous songs, that you may be remembered."

Jeremiah 30:14

All your lovers have forgotten you, they do not care for you. I have struck you [with the] blow of an enemy, [the] punishment of [the] cruel, because of the greatness of your guilt, your sins are numerous.

Isaiah 23:15

And this will happen on that day: And Tyre [will] be forgotten seventy years, like the days of one king. At [the] end of seventy years, it will be for Tyre like the song of the prostitute:

Job 24:20

[The] womb forgets him. [The] maggot feasts on him [until] he is no longer remembered, and wickedness is broken like a tree.

Ecclesiastes 2:16

Certainly no one will remember the wise man or the fool in {future generations}. When [future] days come, both will have been forgotten already. How [is it that] the wise man dies the same as the fool?

Jeremiah 11:19

And I [was] like a gentle ram-lamb that is brought to slaughter, and I did not know that they planned plans against me, [saying], "Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from [the] land of [the] living, so that his name will no longer be remembered."

Ecclesiastes 9:5

For the living know that they will die, but the dead do not know anything. They no longer have a reward, and even the memory of them is forgotten.

Psalm 31:12

I have become forgotten like [one] dead, out of {mind}. I am like a destroyed vessel.

Jeremiah 20:9

But [if] I say, "I will not mention him and I will no longer speak in his name," then it becomes in my heart like a fire burning, locked up in my bones, and I struggle to contain [it], and I am not able.

Ezekiel 23:27

And I will put an end to your obscene conduct [coming] from you and your fornication from the land of Egypt, and you will not lift your eyes to them; and you will not remember Egypt again.'

Ezekiel 25:10

I will give it to the people of the East in addition to the {Ammonites} as a possession, so that the {Ammonites} will not be remembered among the nations.

Ezekiel 21:32

You will be as fuel for the fire; your blood will be in the midst of the earth. You will not be remembered, for I, Yahweh, I have spoken.'"

Deuteronomy 32:26

I thought, "I will wipe them out; {I will make people forget they ever existed}."

Psalm 83:4

They say, "Come, let us annihilate them from [being] a nation, so that the name of Israel will be remembered no more."

Deuteronomy 7:24

And he will give their kings into your hand, and you shall blot out their names from under the heaven; anyone will not [be able to] stand {against you} {until you destroy them}.

Nehemiah 2:20

Then I answered and said to them, "The God of the heavens himself will let us succeed, and we his servants shall arise and build. But for you there is no share, right, or memorial in Jerusalem."