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Lexicon :: Strong's H7911 - šāḵaḥ

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Strong’s Definitions

שָׁכַח shâkach, shaw-kakh'; or שָׁכֵחַ shâkêach; a primitive root; to mislay, i.e. to be oblivious of, from want of memory or attention:—× at all, (cause to) forget.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 102x

The KJV translates Strong's H7911 in the following manner: forget (61x), forgotten (40x), at all (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 102x
The KJV translates Strong's H7911 in the following manner: forget (61x), forgotten (40x), at all (1x).
  1. to forget, ignore, wither

    1. (Qal)

      1. to forget

      2. to cease to care

    2. (Niphal) to be forgotten

    3. (Piel) to cause to forget

    4. (Hiphil) to make or cause to forget

    5. (Hithpael) to be forgotten

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁכַח shâkach, shaw-kakh'; or שָׁכֵחַ shâkêach; a primitive root; to mislay, i.e. to be oblivious of, from want of memory or attention:—× at all, (cause to) forget.
STRONGS H7911: Abbreviations
שָׁכַח 102 verb forget (Late Hebrew id.; Ecclus 45:26c and (Pi.) Ecclesiasticus 11:25 (twice in verse); Aramaic שְׁכַךְ bdb101302 is find); —
Qal86 Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שׁ׳ Psalm 9:13 +, suffix שְׁכֵחָ֑נִי Isaiah 49:14; 2nd person feminine singular שָׁכַחְתְּ Jeremiah 13:25; 1st person plural suffix שְׁכַחֲנוּךָ Psalm 44:18, etc.; Imperfect יִשְׁכַּח Deuteronomy 4:31 +, etc.; Imperative feminine singular שִׁכְּחִי Psalm 45:11; Infinitive absolute שָׁכֹךְַ; Participle plural construct שֹׁכְחֵי Job 8:13; Psalm 50:22; — forget:
1. subject man,
a. accusative of thing Genesis 27:45 (E), Deuteronomy 4:9; Deuteronomy 9:7 (opposed to זָכַר) +, = forget and leave, ב of location, Deuteronomy 24:19; with object clause with כִּי Job 39:15; with מִן infinitive Psalm 102:5.
b. with accusative of person, involving forgetting to mention, Genesis 40:23 (E; opposed to זכר), ceasing to care for Jeremiah 30:14 (figurative), Isaiah 49:15 (twice in verse) (accusative omitted), Isaiah 49:15; Job 19:14; Psalm 45:11; with accusative Jerusalem Psalm 137:5a; יִשְׁכָּחֵהוּ רֶחֶם Job 24:20; absolute Psalm 137:5b ׃תִּשְׁכַּח יְמִינִי AE Ki supply הַמַּעֲשֶׂה or הַנִּגּוּן (whence AV her cunning), but forced: Greek Version of the LXX תִּשָּׁכַח; read probably (Gr Bu and others) תִּכְחַשׁ let it grow lean (Psalm 109:24, compare Zechariah 11:17), or (Che) תְּכַחַשׁ let it disappoint (me), fail (Habakkuk 3:17).
c. especially with accusative י׳ (God), Hosea 2:15; Hosea 8:14; Hosea 13:6; Judges 3:7; 1 Samuel 12:9; Isaiah 17:10; Deuteronomy 8:19 (שָׁכֹחַ תִּשׁ׳) + 16 times (5 times Deuteronomy, + 4 times Jeremiah), + Psalm 59:12 (accusative omitted); also accusative of divine name Jeremiah 23:27 (בַּבַּעַל), Psalm 44:21; commands of י׳ Hosea 4:6; Deuteronomy 26:13 (accusative omitted) Psalm 119:16 + 7 times Psalm 119, his doings and ways, Psalm 119:139; Psalm 78:7; Psalm 78:11; Psalm 103:2; Psalm 106:13, his covenant Deuteronomy 4:23, 31; 2 Kings 17:38; Proverbs 2:17; law of wisdom Proverbs 3:1, that is accusative בִּינָה Proverbs 4:6.
2. subject י׳ (God):
a. accusative of person Hosea 4:6; 1 Samuel 1:11 (opposed to זָכַר), Lamentations 5:20; Isaiah 49:14 (|| עָזַב), Psalm 10:12; Psalm 13:2; Psalm 42:10.
b. accusative of sins Amos 8:7; Psalm 10:11 (accusative omitted), cry Psalm 9:13 (opposed to זָכַר), compare, of distress, Psalm 44:25.
c. voice of foes Psalm 74:23.
d. followed by infinitive Psalm 77:10.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִשְׁכַּח Ecclesiastes 9:5, etc.; Imperfect יִשָּׁכַח Psalm 9:19, 3rd person feminine singular תִּשָּׁכֵחַ Jeremiah 20:11, etc.; Participle feminine singular נִשְׁכָּחָה Isaiah 23:16, נִשְׁכַּחַת Isaiah 23:15, plural נִשְׁכָּ חִים Job 28:4; — be forgotten: subject of thing Genesis 41:30 (E), Deuteronomy 31:21; Jeremiah 20:11; Jeremiah 23:40; Jeremiah 50:5; Isaiah 65:11; subject person Psalm 9:19; Psalm 31:13; Ecclesiastes 2:16, Tyre Isaiah 23:15, 16 (under figure of harlot), subject זִכְרָם Ecclesiastes 9:5; מִנִּי רָ֑גֶל הַנִּשׁ׳ Job 28:4.
Pi. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular וגו׳ שִׁכַּח י׳ Lamentations 2:6 י׳ hath caused to forget (be forgotten) in Zion assembly and sabbath.
Hiph. Infinitive לְהַשְׁכִּיחַ Jeremiah 23:27 to make my people forget my name (2 accusative).
Hithp. Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יִשְׁתַּכְּחוּ Ecclesiastes 8:10 they were forgotten in the city.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


27:45; 40:23; 41:30


4:9; 4:23; 4:31; 4:31; 8:19; 9:7; 24:19; 26:13; 31:21



1 Samuel

1:11; 12:9

2 Kings



8:13; 19:14; 24:20; 28:4; 28:4; 39:15


9:13; 9:13; 9:19; 9:19; 10:11; 10:12; 13:2; 31:13; 42:10; 44:18; 44:21; 44:25; 45:11; 45:11; 50:22; 59:12; 74:23; 77:10; 78:7; 78:11; 102:5; 103:2; 106:13; 109:24; 119; 119:16; 119:139; 137:5; 137:5


2:17; 3:1; 4:6


2:16; 8:10; 9:5; 9:5


17:10; 23:15; 23:15; 23:16; 23:16; 49:14; 49:14; 49:15; 49:15; 65:11


13:25; 20:11; 20:11; 23:27; 23:27; 23:40; 30:14; 50:5


2:6; 5:20


2:15; 4:6; 4:6; 8:14; 13:6







Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7911 matches the Hebrew שָׁכַח (šāḵaḥ),
which occurs 102 times in 95 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 27:45–Psa 119:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:45 - Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget H7911 that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:23 - Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgat H7911 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:30 - And there shall arise after them seven years of famine; and all the plenty shall be forgotten H7911 in the land of Egypt; and the famine shall consume the land;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:9 - Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget H7911 the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:23 - Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye forget H7911 the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, which the LORD thy God hath forbidden thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:31 - (For the LORD thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget H7911 the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:12 - Then beware lest thou forget H7911 the LORD, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:11 - Beware that thou forget H7911 not the LORD thy God, in not keeping his commandments, and his judgments, and his statutes, which I command thee this day:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:14 - Then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget H7911 the LORD thy God, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:19 - And it shall be, if thou do at all H7911 forget H7911 the LORD thy God, and walk after other gods, and serve them, and worship them, I testify against you this day that ye shall surely perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:7 - Remember, and forget H7911 not, how thou provokedst the LORD thy God to wrath in the wilderness: from the day that thou didst depart out of the land of Egypt, until ye came unto this place, ye have been rebellious against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:19 - When thou cuttest down thine harvest in thy field, and hast forgot H7911 a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again to fetch it: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:19 - Therefore it shall be, when the LORD thy God hath given thee rest from all thine enemies round about, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance to possess it, that thou shalt blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven; thou shalt not forget H7911 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:13 - Then thou shalt say before the LORD thy God, I have brought away the hallowed things out of mine house, and also have given them unto the Levite, and unto the stranger, to the fatherless, and to the widow, according to all thy commandments which thou hast commanded me: I have not transgressed thy commandments, neither have I forgotten H7911 them:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:21 - And it shall come to pass, when many evils and troubles are befallen them, that this song shall testify against them as a witness; for it shall not be forgotten H7911 out of the mouths of their seed: for I know their imagination which they go about, even now, before I have brought them into the land which I sware.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:18 - Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten H7911 God that formed thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:7 - And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgat H7911 the LORD their God, and served Baalim and the groves.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:11 - And she vowed a vow, and said, O LORD of hosts, if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget H7911 thine handmaid, but wilt give unto thine handmaid a man child, then I will give him unto the LORD all the days of his life, and there shall no razor come upon his head.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:9 - And when they forgat H7911 the LORD their God, he sold them into the hand of Sisera, captain of the host of Hazor, and into the hand of the Philistines, and into the hand of the king of Moab, and they fought against them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:38 - And the covenant that I have made with you ye shall not forget; H7911 neither shall ye fear other gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:13 - So are the paths of all that forget H7911 God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:27 - If I say, I will forget H7911 my complaint, I will leave off my heaviness, and comfort myself:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:16 - Because thou shalt forget H7911 thy misery, and remember it as waters that pass away:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:14 - My kinsfolk have failed, and my familiar friends have forgotten H7911 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:20 - The womb shall forget H7911 him; the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered; and wickedness shall be broken as a tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:4 - The flood breaketh out from the inhabitant; even the waters forgotten H7911 of the foot: they are dried up, they are gone away from men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:15 - And forgetteth H7911 that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:12 - When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth H7911 not the cry of the humble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:18 - For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: H7911 the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:11 - He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: H7911 he hideth his face; he will never see it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:12 - Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine hand: forget H7911 not the humble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 13:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] How long wilt thou forget H7911 me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:12 - I am forgotten H7911 as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:9 - I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten H7911 me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:17 - All this is come upon us; yet have we not forgotten H7911 thee, neither have we dealt falsely in thy covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:20 - If we have forgotten H7911 the name of our God, or stretched out our hands to a strange god;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:24 - Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest H7911 our affliction and our oppression?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:10 - Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; forget H7911 also thine own people, and thy father's house;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:22 - Now consider this, ye that forget H7911 God, lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:11 - Slay them not, lest my people forget: H7911 scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:19 - O deliver not the soul of thy turtledove unto the multitude of the wicked: forget H7911 not the congregation of thy poor for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:23 - Forget H7911 not the voice of thine enemies: the tumult of those that rise up against thee increaseth continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:9 - Hath God forgotten H7911 to be gracious? hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:7 - That they might set their hope in God, and not forget H7911 the works of God, but keep his commandments:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:11 - And forgat H7911 his works, and his wonders that he had shewed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:4 - My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget H7911 to eat my bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:2 - Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget H7911 not all his benefits:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:13 - They soon forgat H7911 his works; they waited not for his counsel:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:21 - They forgat H7911 God their saviour, which had done great things in Egypt;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:16 - I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget H7911 thy word.

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