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Lexicon :: Strong's H2143 - zēḵer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 551a

Strong’s Definitions

זֵכֶר zêker, zay'-ker; or זֶכֶר zeker; from H2142; a memento, abstractly recollection (rarely if ever); by implication, commemoration:—memorial, memory, remembrance, scent.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H2143 in the following manner: remembrance (11x), memorial (5x), memory (5x), remembered (1x), scent (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H2143 in the following manner: remembrance (11x), memorial (5x), memory (5x), remembered (1x), scent (1x).
  1. memorial, remembrance

    1. remembrance, memory

    2. memorial

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זֵכֶר zêker, zay'-ker; or זֶכֶר zeker; from H2142; a memento, abstractly recollection (rarely if ever); by implication, commemoration:—memorial, memory, remembrance, scent.
זֵ֫כֶר noun masculinePsalm 9:7 remembrance, memorial (compare HptHebraica. 1885, 230) — ז׳ absolute Psalm 111:4; construct Deuteronomy 25:19 +; זֶכֶר construct Exodus 17:14 van d. H; suffix זִכְרִי Exodus 3:15, זִכְרְךָ Isaiah 26:8 +, זִכְרֶ֑ךָ Psalm 6:6, זִכְרוֺ Hosea 12:6 +, זִכְרָם Deuteronomy 32:26 +: —
1. remembrance, memory:
a. of persons or people, blotted out by their destruction, Exodus 17:14 (E; with מחה) = Deuteronomy 25:19; Deuteronomy 32:26 (השׁבית) Psalm 34:17; Psalm 109:15 (both הכרית), Psalm 9:7 (אבד), Job 18:17 (אבד; || שֵׁם), Isaiah 26:14 (אבּד); compare on other hand עוֺלָם ז׳ as portion of righteous.
b. of י׳ Psalm 6:6; Psalm 102:13 (|| אַתָּה = יהוה).
c. of י׳'scharacter and works Psalm 30:5; Psalm 97:12; Psalm 111:4.
d. remembrance of particular days, i.e. their observance Esther 9:28 (הַפּוּרִיס יְמֵי).
2. memorial, by which one is remembered:
a. nearly = שֵׁם, צַדִּיק לִבְרָכָה ז׳ Proverbs 10:7 (|| שֵׁם), compare also Ecclesiastes 9:5 (with נשׁכח); especially of י׳ Exodus 3:15 (E), Hosea 12:6; Isaiah 26:8; Psalm 135:13 (all || שֵׁם).
b. = renown (of Israel) Hosea 14:8 (compare VB).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:15; 3:15; 17:14; 17:14


25:19; 25:19; 32:26; 32:26






6:6; 6:6; 9:7; 9:7; 30:5; 34:17; 97:12; 102:13; 109:15; 111:4; 111:4; 135:13






26:8; 26:8; 26:14


12:6; 12:6; 14:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2143 matches the Hebrew זֵכֶר (zēḵer),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:15 - God furthermore said to Moses, “This is what you shall say to the sons of Israel: ‘The LORD, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.’ This is My name forever, and this is the [fn]name H2143 for [fn]all generations to use to call H2143 upon H2143 Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:14 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Write this in [fn]a book as a memorial and [fn]recite it to Joshua, [fn]that I will utterly wipe out the memory H2143 of Amalek from under heaven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:19 - “So it shall come about, when the LORD your God has given you rest from all your surrounding enemies in the land which the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance to [fn]possess, that you shall wipe out the mention H2143 of the name Amalek from under heaven; you must not forget.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:26 - ‘I would have said, “I will wipe them out,
I will remove the mention H2143 of [fn]their name from humanity,”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:28 - So these days were to be remembered and celebrated throughout every generation, every family, every province, and every city; and these days of Purim were not to [fn]be neglected by the Jews, or their memory H2143 [fn]fade from their [fn]descendants.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:17 - “The memory H2143 of him perishes from the earth,
And he has no name abroad.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:5 - For there is no [fn]mention H2143 of You in death;
In [fn]Sheol, who will praise You?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:6 - [fn]The enemy has come to an end in everlasting ruins,
And You have uprooted the cities;
The very memory H2143 of them has perished.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:4 - Sing praise to the LORD, you His godly ones,
And praise the mention H2143 of His holiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:16 - The face of the LORD is against evildoers,
To eliminate the memory H2143 of them from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:12 - Be joyful in the LORD, you righteous ones,
And praise [fn]the mention H2143 of H2143 His holy name H2143.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:12 - But You, LORD, [fn]remain forever,
And Your [fn]name H2143 remains to all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:15 - May they be before the LORD continually,
So that He may eliminate their memory H2143 from the earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:4 - He has caused His [fn]wonders [fn]to be remembered H2143;
The LORD is gracious and compassionate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:6 - For he will never be shaken;
The righteous will be [fn]remembered H2143 forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:13 - Your name, LORD, is everlasting,
The mention H2143 of You, LORD, is [fn]throughout all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:7 - They will burst forth [fn]in speaking H2143 of Your abundant goodness,
And will shout joyfully of Your righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:7 - The mentioning H2143 of the righteous is a blessing,
But the name of the wicked will rot.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:5 - For the living know that they will die; but the dead do not know anything, nor do they have a reward any longer, for their memory H2143 is forgotten.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:8 - Indeed, while following the way of Your judgments, LORD,
We have waited for You eagerly;
Your name, and remembering H2143 You, is the desire of our souls.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:14 - The dead will not live, the [fn]departed spirits will not rise;
Therefore You have punished and destroyed them,
And You have eliminated all remembrance H2143 of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:5 - And the LORD, the God of armies,
The LORD is His [fn]name H2143.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:7 - Those who live in his shadow
Will [fn]again raise grain,
And they will blossom like the vine.
His fame H2143 will be like the wine of Lebanon.

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