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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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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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 - ‘Now this day will be a memorial H2146 to you, and you shall celebrate it as a feast to the LORD; throughout your generations you are to celebrate it as [fn]a permanent ordinance.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:9 - “And it shall [fn]serve as a sign to you on your hand, and as a reminder H2146 [fn]on your forehead, that the law of the LORD may be in your mouth; for with a powerful hand the LORD brought you out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:14 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Write this in [fn]a book as a memorial H2146 and [fn]recite it to Joshua, [fn]that I will utterly blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:12 - “You shall put the two stones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, as stones of memorial H2146 for the sons of Israel, and Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD on his two shoulders for a memorial. H2146
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:29 - “Aaron shall carry the names of the sons of Israel in the breastpiece of judgment over his heart when he enters the holy place, for a memorial H2146 before the LORD continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:16 - “You shall take the atonement money from the sons of Israel and shall give it for the service of the tent of meeting, that it may be a memorial H2146 for the sons of Israel before the LORD, to make atonement for [fn]yourselves.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:7 - And he placed them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, as memorial H2146 stones for the sons of Israel, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:24 - “Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘In the seventh month on the first of the month you shall have a [fn]rest, a reminder H2146 by blowing of trumpets, a holy convocation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:15 - the man shall then bring his wife to the priest, and shall bring as [fn]an offering for her one-tenth of an [fn]ephah of barley meal; he shall not pour oil on it nor put frankincense on it, for it is a grain offering of jealousy, a grain offering of memorial, H2146 a reminder of iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:18 - ‘The priest shall then have the woman stand before the LORD and let the hair of the woman’s head go loose, and place the grain offering of memorial H2146 [fn]in her hands, which is the grain offering of jealousy, and in the hand of the priest is to be the water of bitterness that brings a curse.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:10 - “Also in the day of your gladness and in your appointed [fn]feasts, and on the first days of your months, you shall blow the trumpets over your burnt offerings, and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings; and they shall be as a reminder H2146 of you before your God. I am the LORD your God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:40 - as a [fn]reminder H2146 to the sons of Israel that no [fn]layman who is not of the [fn]descendants of Aaron should come near to burn incense before the LORD; so that he will not become like Korah and his company—just as the LORD had spoken to him [fn]through Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:54 - So Moses and Eleazar the priest took the gold from the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and brought it to the tent of meeting as a memorial H2146 for the sons of Israel before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:7 - then you shall say to them, ‘Because the waters of the Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the LORD; when it crossed the Jordan, the waters of the Jordan were cut off.’ So these stones shall become a memorial H2146 to the sons of Israel forever.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:20 - So I answered them and said to them, “The God of heaven will give us success; therefore we His servants will arise and build, but you have no portion, right or memorial H2146 in Jerusalem.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:1 - During that night [fn]the king could not sleep so he gave an order to bring the book of records, H2146 the chronicles, and they were read before the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:12 - “Your memorable H2146 sayings H2146 are proverbs of ashes,
Your defenses are defenses of clay.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:11 - There is no remembrance H2146 of [fn]earlier things;
And also of the [fn]later things which will occur,
There will be for them no remembrance H2146
Among those who will come [fn]later still.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:16 - For there is no [fn]lasting remembrance H2146 of the wise man as with the fool, inasmuch as in the coming days all will be forgotten. And how the wise man and the fool alike die!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:8 - “Behind the door and the doorpost
You have set up your sign; H2146
Indeed, far removed from Me, you have uncovered yourself,
And have gone up and made your bed wide.
And you have made an agreement for yourself with them,
You have loved their [fn]bed,
You have looked on their [fn]manhood.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 6:14 - “Now the crown will become a reminder H2146 in the temple of the LORD to Helem, Tobijah, Jedaiah and [fn]Hen the son of Zephaniah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:16 - Then those who [fn]feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance H2146 was written before Him for those who [fn]fear the LORD and who esteem His name.
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