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Lexicon :: Strong's H7911 - šāḵaḥ

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A primitive root
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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 your brother’s anger [fn]against you subsides and he forgets H7911 what you did to him. Then I will send word and get you from there. Why should I lose you both in one day?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:23 - Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot H7911 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:30 - and after them seven years of famine will [fn]come, and all the abundance will be forgotten H7911 in the land of Egypt, and the famine will [fn]ravage the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:9 - “Only be careful for yourself and watch over your soul diligently, so that you do not forget H7911 the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:23 - “So be careful [fn]yourselves, that you do not forget H7911 the covenant of the LORD your God which He made with you, and make for yourselves a carved image in the form of anything against which the LORD your God has commanded you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:31 - “For the LORD your God is a compassionate God; He will not abandon you nor destroy you, nor forget H7911 the covenant with your fathers which He swore to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:12 - be [fn]careful that you do not forget H7911 the LORD who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of [fn]slavery.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:11 - “Be careful that you do not forget H7911 the LORD your God by failing to keep His commandments, His ordinances, and His statutes which I am commanding you today;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:14 - then your heart will [fn]become proud and you will forget H7911 the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of [fn]slavery;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:19 - “And it shall come about, if you ever H7911 forget H7911 the LORD your God and follow other gods and serve and worship them, I testify against you today that you will certainly perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:7 - “Remember, do not forget H7911 how you provoked the LORD your God to anger in the wilderness; from the day that you left the land of Egypt until you arrived at this place, you have been rebellious against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:19 - “When you reap your harvest in your field and forget H7911 a sheaf in the field, you are not to go back to get it; it shall belong to the stranger, the [fn]orphan, and to the widow, in order that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.
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 of the name Amalek from under heaven; you must not forget H7911.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:13 - “And you shall say before the LORD your God, ‘I have removed the sacred portion from my house, and have also given it to the Levite, the stranger, the [fn]orphan, and the widow, in accordance with all Your commandments which You have commanded me; I have not violated or forgotten H7911 any of Your commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:21 - “Then it will come about, when many evils and troubles find them, that this song will testify before them as a witness (for it shall not be forgotten H7911 from the mouth of their [fn]descendants); for I know their inclination which they are [fn]developing today, before I bring them into the land which I swore.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:18 - “You forgot the Rock who fathered you,
And forgot H7911 the God who gave you birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:7 - So the sons of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and they forgot H7911 the LORD their God and served the Baals and the [fn]Asheroth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:11 - And she made a vow and said, “LORD of armies, if You will indeed look on the affliction of Your bond-servant and remember me, and not forget H7911 Your bond-servant, but will give Your bond-servant a [fn]son, then I will give him to the LORD all the days of his life, and a razor shall never come on his head.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:9 - “But they forgot H7911 the LORD their God, so He sold them into the hand of Sisera, commander of the army 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 - “The covenant that I have made with you, you shall not forget H7911, nor shall you fear other gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:13 - “So are the paths of all who H7911 forget H7911 God;
And the hope of the godless will perish,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:27 - “Though I say, ‘I will forget H7911 my complaint,
I will [fn]put my face in order and be cheerful,’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:16 - “For you would forget H7911 your trouble;
Like waters that have passed by, you would remember it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:14 - “My relatives have failed,
And my close friends have forgotten H7911 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:20 - “A [fn]mother will forget H7911 him;
The maggot feeds sweetly until he is no longer remembered.
And injustice will be broken like a tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:4 - “He [fn]sinks a shaft away from [fn]inhabited areas,
Forgotten H7911 by the foot;
They hang and swing, away from people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:15 - And she forgets H7911 that a foot may crush [fn]them,
Or that a wild animal may trample [fn]them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:12 - For He who [fn]requires blood remembers them;
He does not forget H7911 the cry of the needy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:18 - For the needy will not always be forgotten H7911,
Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:11 - He says to himself, “God has forgotten H7911;
He has hidden His face; He will never see it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:12 - Arise, LORD; God, lift up Your hand.
Do not forget H7911 the humble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 13:1 - For the music director. A Psalm of David.
How long, LORD? Will You forget H7911 me forever?
How long will You hide Your face from me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:12 - I am forgotten H7911 like a dead person, out of mind;
I am like a broken vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:9 - I will say to God my rock, “Why have You forgotten H7911 me?
Why do I go about mourning [fn]because of the oppression of the enemy?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:17 - All this has come upon us, but we have not forgotten H7911 You,
And we have not dealt falsely with Your covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:20 - If we had forgotten H7911 the name of our God
Or extended our [fn]hands to a strange god,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:24 - Why do You hide Your face
And forget H7911 our affliction and oppression?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:10 - Listen, daughter, look and incline your ear:
Forget H7911 your people and your father’s house;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:22 - “Now consider this, you who forget H7911 God,
Or I will tear you in pieces, and there will be no one to save you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:11 - Do not kill them, or my people will forget H7911;
[fn]Scatter them by Your power and bring them down,
Lord, our shield.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:19 - Do not give the soul of Your turtledove to the wild animal;
Do not forget H7911 the life of Your afflicted forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:23 - Do not forget H7911 the voice of Your adversaries,
The uproar of those who rise against You, which ascends continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:9 - Has God forgotten H7911 to be gracious,
Or has He in anger [fn]withdrawn His compassion? Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:7 - So that they would put their confidence in God
And not forget H7911 the works of God,
But comply with His commandments,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:11 - They forgot H7911 His deeds
And His [fn]miracles that He had shown them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:4 - My heart has been struck like [fn]grass and has withered,
Indeed, I forget H7911 to eat my bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:2 - Bless the LORD, my soul,
And do not forget H7911 any of His benefits;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:13 - They quickly forgot H7911 His works;
They did not wait for His plan,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:21 - They forgot H7911 God their Savior,
Who had done great things in Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:16 - I shall [fn]delight in Your statutes;
I will not forget H7911 Your word.

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