'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.
And the Lord said to Moses, Make a record of this in a book, so that it may be kept in memory, and say it again in the ears of Joshua: that all memory of Amalek is to be completely uprooted from the earth.
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.
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.
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;
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.
So when the Lord your God has given you rest from all who are against you on every side, in the land which the Lord your God is giving you for your heritage, see to it that the memory of Amalek is cut off from the earth; keep this in mind.
You have no thought for the Rock, your father, you have no memory of the God who gave you birth.
I said I would send them wandering far away, I would make all memory of them go from the minds of men:
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.
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.
Now Absalom, before his death, had put up for himself a pillar in the king's valley, naming it after himself; for he said, I have no son to keep my name in memory: and to this day it is named Absalom's pillar.
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:
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:
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.
And that those days were to be kept in memory through every generation and every family, in every division of the kingdom and every town, that there might never be a time when these days of Purim would not be kept among the Jews, or when the memory of them would go from the minds of their seed.
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!
His memory is gone from the earth, and in the open country there is no knowledge of his name.
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.
For in death there is no memory of you; in the underworld who will give you praise?
You have given their towns to destruction; the memory of them has gone; they have become waste for ever.
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 have gone from men's minds and memory like a dead man; I am like a broken vessel.
The face of the Lord is against those who do evil, to take away the memory of them from the earth.
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.
Let his seed be cut off; in the coming generation let their name go out of memory.
Let them be ever before the eyes of the Lord, so that the memory of them may be cut off 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.
My soul is ever in danger; but I still keep the memory of your law.
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.
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 upright is a blessing, but the name of the evil-doer will be turned to dust.
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 have gone before, and of those who come after there will be no memory for those who are still to come after them.
Of the wise man, as of the foolish man, there is no memory for ever, seeing that those who now are will have gone from memory in the days to come. See how death comes to the wise as to the foolish!
The living are conscious that death will come to them, but the dead are not conscious of anything, and they no longer have a reward, because there is no memory of them.
Now there was in the town a poor, wise man, and he, by his wisdom, kept the town safe. But no one had any memory of that same poor man.
As for your fathers, you will not be united with them in their resting-place, because you have been the cause of destruction to your land, and of death to your people; the seed of the evil-doer will have no place in the memory of man.
Take an instrument of music, go about the town, O loose woman who has gone out from the memory of man; make sweet melody with songs, so that you may come back to men's minds.
We have been waiting for you, O Lord; the desire of our soul is for the memory of your name.
The dead will not come back to life: their spirits will not come back to earth; for this cause you have sent destruction on them, so that the memory of them is dead.
See, in place of peace my soul had bitter sorrow. but you have kept back my soul from the underworld; for you have put all my sins out of your memory.
Keep these things in mind, O Jacob; and you Israel, for you are my servant: I have made you; you are my servant; O Israel, I will not let you go out of my memory.
Keep this in mind and be shamed; let it come back to your memory, you sinners.
Let the things which are past come to your memory: for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is no one like me;
But Zion said, The Lord has given me up, I have gone from his memory.
Will a woman give up the child at her breast, will she be without pity for the fruit of her body? yes, these may, but I will not let you go out of my memory.
Have no fear; for you will not be shamed or without hope: you will not be put to shame, for the shame of your earlier days will go out of your memory, and you will no longer keep in mind the sorrows of your widowed years.
Go and say in the ears of Jerusalem, The Lord says, I still keep the memory of your kind heart when you were young, and your love when you became my bride; how you went after me in the waste of sand, in an unplanted land.
Is it possible for a virgin to put out of her memory her ornaments, or a bride her robes? but my people have put me out of their memories for unnumbered days.
And it will come about, when your numbers are increased in the land, in those days, says the Lord, that they will no longer say, The ark of the agreement of the Lord: it will not come into their minds, they will not have any memory of it, or be conscious of the loss of it, and it will not be made again.
But I was like a gentle lamb taken to be put to death; I had no thought that they were designing evil against me, saying, Come and let us make trouble his food, cutting him off from the land of the living, so that there may be no more memory of his name.
This is your fate, the part measured out to you by me, says the Lord, because you have put me out of your memory and put your faith in what is false.
For my people have put me out of their memory, burning perfumes to that which is nothing; and because of this, I will put a cause of falling in their ways, even in the old roads, and will make them go on side-roads, in a way not lifted up;