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Lexicon :: Strong's H2146 - zikārôn

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 551b

Strong’s Definitions

זִכְרוֹן zikrôwn, zik-rone'; from H2142; a memento (or memorable thing, day or writing):—memorial, record.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H2146 in the following manner: memorial (17x), remembrance (6x), records (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H2146 in the following manner: memorial (17x), remembrance (6x), records (1x).
  1. memorial, reminder, remembrance

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זִכְרוֹן zikrôwn, zik-rone'; from H2142; a memento (or memorable thing, day or writing):—memorial, record.
STRONGS H2146: Abbreviations
זִכָּרוֺן, זִכָּרֹן noun masculineEcclesiastes 1:11 memorial, remembrance (compare LgBN 199, 200) — absolute זִכָּרוֺן Joshua 4:7 +; זִכָּרֹן Exodus 28:12 (twice in verse); Exodus 28:29; construct זִכְרוֺן Ecclesiastes 1:11 + 2 times; suffix זִכְרוֺנֵךְ Isaiah 57:8; plural הַזִּכְרֹנוֺת Esther 6:1; suffix זִכְרֹנֵיכֶם Job 13:12; —
1. memorial, reminder: **זִכְרֹנֵיכֶם מִשְׁלֵיֿ אֵפֶר Job 13:12 your memorial words are ashen sayings (i.e. worthless), compare Bu Du; Margolis (privately) suggests that Greek Version of the LXX seems to have read יִמָּשֵׁל לְאֵפֶר [? < רָנְּכֶם] רָנְיְכֶם your exultation shall be like ashes.
a. memorial-day Exodus 12:14 (P).
b. memorial-usage Exodus 13:9 (JE).
c. memorial-objects, altar-plates Numbers 17:5 (P); stones in Jordan Joshua 4:7 (JE); crowns in temple Zechariah 6:14; ז׳ in Isaiah 57:8 is symbol of strange god (Di), or perhaps phallus-image, as sign of harlot (Che), compare > Du (who proposes זְכָרוֺן, from זָכָר).
d. memorial-record; in a book Exodus 17:14 (E); compare סֵפֶר זִכָּרוֺן Malachi 3:16, הַזִּכְרֹנות דברי הימים ס׳ Esther 6:1; memorial, as proof of citizenship Nehemiah 2:20 (|| חֵלֶק, צְדָקָה); reminder of Israel, לִפְנֵי י׳, of כֶּסֶף הַכִּמֻּרִים Exodus 30:16; spoils of war Numbers 31:54; inscribed stones of ephod Exodus 28:12, 29, called אַבְנֵי ז׳ Exodus 28:12 = Exodus 39:7; blowing of trumpets Numbers 10:10 (foregoing all P), compare זִכְרוֺן תְּרוּעַה Leviticus 23:24 (H; where, however, no לפני י׳, see Di); מִנְחַת (ה)זכרון Numbers 5:15, 18 (P); memorial-sentence, apophthegm Job 13:12.
2. remembrance Ecclesiastes 1:11 (construct before preposition Ges§ 130, 1), Ecclesiastes 1:11; Ecclesiastes 2:16.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H1799.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


12:14; 13:9; 17:14; 28:12; 28:12; 28:12; 28:29; 28:29; 30:16; 39:7




5:15; 5:18; 10:10; 17:5; 31:54


4:7; 4:7




6:1; 6:1


13:12; 13:12; 13:12


1:11; 1:11; 1:11; 1:11; 2:16


57:8; 57:8





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2146 matches the Hebrew זִכָּרוֹן (zikārôn),
which occurs 24 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:14 - And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; H2146 and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:9 - And it shall be for a sign unto thee upon thine hand, and for a memorial H2146 between thine eyes, that the LORD'S law may be in thy mouth: for with a strong hand hath the LORD brought thee out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:14 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Write this for a memorial H2146 in a book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly put out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:12 - And thou shalt put the two stones upon the shoulders of the ephod for stones of memorial H2146 unto the children of Israel: and Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD upon his two shoulders for a memorial. H2146
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:29 - And Aaron shall bear the names of the children of Israel in the breastplate of judgment upon his heart, when he goeth in unto the holy place, for a memorial H2146 before the LORD continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:16 - And thou shalt take the atonement money of the children of Israel, and shalt appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a memorial H2146 unto the children of Israel before the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:7 - And he put them on the shoulders of the ephod, that they should be stones for a memorial H2146 to the children of Israel; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:24 - Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a sabbath, a memorial H2146 of blowing of trumpets, an holy convocation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:15 - Then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is an offering of jealousy, an offering of memorial, H2146 bringing iniquity to remembrance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:18 - And the priest shall set the woman before the LORD, and uncover the woman's head, and put the offering of memorial H2146 in her hands, which is the jealousy offering: and the priest shall have in his hand the bitter water that causeth the curse:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:10 - Also in the day of your gladness, and in your solemn days, and in the beginnings of your months, ye shall blow with the trumpets over your burnt offerings, and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings; that they may be to you for a memorial H2146 before your God: I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:40 - To be a memorial H2146 unto the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron, come near to offer incense before the LORD; that he be not as Korah, and as his company: as the LORD said to him by the hand of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:54 - And Moses and Eleazar the priest took the gold of the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and brought it into the tabernacle of the congregation, for a memorial H2146 for the children of Israel before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:7 - Then ye shall answer them, That the waters of Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the LORD; when it passed over Jordan, the waters of Jordan were cut off: and these stones shall be for a memorial H2146 unto the children of Israel for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:20 - Then answered I them, and said unto them, The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build: but ye have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, H2146 in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:1 - On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records H2146 of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:12 - Your remembrances H2146 are like unto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:11 - There is no remembrance H2146 of former things; neither shall there be any remembrance H2146 of things that are to come with those that shall come after.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:16 - For there is no remembrance H2146 of the wise more than of the fool for ever; seeing that which now is in the days to come shall all be forgotten. And how dieth the wise man? as the fool.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:8 - Behind the doors also and the posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: H2146 for thou hast discovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and made thee a covenant with them; thou lovedst their bed where thou sawest it.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 6:14 - And the crowns shall be to Helem, and to Tobijah, and to Jedaiah, and to Hen the son of Zephaniah, for a memorial H2146 in the temple of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:16 - Then they that feared the LORD spake often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance H2146 was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.
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