'Memory' in the Bible
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.”
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 under heaven. Do not forget.
“I would have said: I will cut them to piecesand blot out the memory of them from mankind,
When he was alive, Absalom had set up a pillar for himself 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.
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.
All memory of him perishes from the earth;he has no name anywhere.
The enemy has come to eternal ruin;You have uprooted the cities,and the very memory of them has perished.
I am forgotten: gone from memorylike a dead person—like broken pottery.
The face of the Lord is setagainst those who do what is evil,to erase all memory of them from the earth.
Let their sins always remain before the Lord,and let Him erase all memory of them from the earth.
There is no remembrance of those who came before;and of those who will come afterthere will also be no remembranceby those who follow them.
For the living know that they will die, but the dead don’t know anything. There is no longer a reward for them because the memory of them is forgotten.
The dead do not live;departed spirits do not rise up.Indeed, You have visited and destroyed them;You have wiped out all memory of them.
I assure you: Wherever this gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what this woman has done will also be told in memory of her.”