'Memory' in the Bible
Then the LORD told Moses, "Write this in a book as a memorial and recite it to Joshua: "I'll certainly wipe out the memory of the Amalekites from under heaven.'"
When the entire community saw that Aaron had died, they mourned in memory of Aaron for 30 days.
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.
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."
"A man must not marry his father's wife, so that he will not dishonor his father's memory."
Therefore, when the LORD your God has given you rest from all your enemies who surround you in the land that he is about to give you to possess as an inheritance, you must completely erase the memory of the Amalekites from under heaven. Don't 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.
"I said, "I will scatter them, erasing their memory from the human race,
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.
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!"
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.
In death, there is no memory of you. Who will give you thanks where the dead are?
The enemy has perished, reduced to ruins forever. You uprooted their cities, the very memory of them vanished.
As for my enemies, with malice they said, "When will he die and memory of his name perish?"
May his descendants be eliminated, and their memory be erased from the next generation.
May what they have done be continually in the LORD's presence; and may their memory be excised from the earth.
At least the living know they will die, but the dead know nothing; they no longer have a reward, since memory about them has been forgotten.
The dead won't live, and the departed spirits won't rise to that end, you punished and destroyed them, then locked away all memory of them.
"Grieve like a virgin, who, dressed in her mourner's clothes, cries out in memory of the man she was going to marry.
Then he took a loaf of bread, gave thanks, broke it in pieces, and handed it to them, saying, "This is my body, which is given for you. Keep on doing this in memory of me."
gave thanks for it, and broke it in pieces, saying, "This is my body that is for you. Keep doing this in memory of me."
He did the same with the cup after the supper, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood. As often as you drink from it, keep doing this in memory of me."