Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #2142: zakar (pronounced zaw-kar')

a primitive root; properly, to mark (so as to be recognized), i.e. to remember; by implication, to mention; also (as denominative from 2145) to be male:--X burn (incense), X earnestly, be male, (make) mention (of), be mindful, recount, record(-er), remember, make to be remembered, bring (call, come, keep, put) to (in) remembrance, X still, think on, X well.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) to remember, recall, call to mind

1a) (Qal) to remember, recall

1b) (Niphal) to be brought to remembrance, be remembered, be thought of, be brought to mind

1c) (Hiphil)

1c1) to cause to remember, remind

1c2) to cause to be remembered, keep in remembrance

1c3) to mention

1c4) to record

1c5) to make a memorial, make remembrance

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root


This word is used 231 times:

Genesis 8:1: "And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle"
Genesis 9:15: " And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature"
Genesis 9:16: "in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God"
Genesis 19:29: "the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham, and sent"
Genesis 30:22: "And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and opened"
Genesis 40:14: "But think on me when it shall be well with thee, and show kindness, I pray thee,"
Genesis 40:14: "with thee, and show kindness, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me out"
Genesis 40:23: "Yet did not butler remember Joseph, but forgot"
Genesis 41:9: "unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:"
Genesis 42:9: "And Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed of them, and said unto"
Exodus 2:24: "their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham,"
Exodus 6:5: "whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have remembered my covenant."
Exodus 13:3: "unto the people, Remember this day, in which"
Exodus 20:8: " Remember sabbath day, to keep it holy."
Exodus 20:24: "in all places where I record my name I will come unto"
Exodus 23:13: "I have said unto you be circumspect: and make no mention of the name of other gods,"
Exodus 32:13: " Remember Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou sworest by thine own self, and saidst"
Leviticus 26:42: " Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac,"
Leviticus 26:42: "my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land."
Leviticus 26:42: "my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land."
Leviticus 26:45: " But I will for their sakes remember of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land"
Numbers 5:15: "of jealousy, an offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to remembrance."
Numbers 10:9: "that oppresseth you, then ye shall blow an alarm with the trumpets; and ye shall be remembered before the LORD your God, and ye shall be saved"
Numbers 11:5: " We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely;"
Numbers 15:39: "And it shall be that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD,"
Numbers 15:40: "That ye may remember, and do all my commandments, and be holy"
Deuteronomy 5:15: " And remember thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt, and that the LORD thy God"
Deuteronomy 7:18: "Thou shalt not of them: but shalt well remember what the LORD"
Deuteronomy 7:18: "Thou shalt not of them: but shalt well remember them: but shalt well remember what the LORD"
Deuteronomy 8:2: " And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led"
Deuteronomy 8:18: " But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power"
Deuteronomy 9:7: " Remember, not, how thou provokedst the LORD"
Deuteronomy 9:27: " Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; look not unto"
Deuteronomy 15:15: " And thou shalt remember thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the LORD thy God"
Deuteronomy 16:3: "out of the land of Egypt in haste: that thou mayest remember the day when thou camest forth"
Deuteronomy 16:12: " And thou shalt remember thou wast a bondman in Egypt: and thou shalt observe and do"
Deuteronomy 24:9: " Remember what the LORD thy God did unto Miriam by the way,"
Deuteronomy 24:18: " But thou shalt remember thou wast a bondman in Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed"
Deuteronomy 24:22: " And thou shalt remember thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt: therefore"
Deuteronomy 25:17: " Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the way, when ye were come forth out of Egypt;"
Deuteronomy 32:7: " Remember of old, consider the years of many generations: ask"
Joshua 1:13: " Remember the word which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded"
Joshua 23:7: "these that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear"
Judges 8:34: "And the children remembered not the LORD their God, who had delivered"
Judges 9:2: "over you, or that one reign over you? remember also that I am your bone and your flesh."
Judges 16:28: "and said, O Lord GOD, remember me, I pray thee, and strengthen me, I pray thee, only"
1 Samuel 1:11: "thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget"
1 Samuel 1:19: "Hannah his wife; and the LORD remembered"
1 Samuel 4:18: "And it came to pass, when he made mention of the ark of God, that he fell from off"
1 Samuel 25:31: "himself: but when the LORD shall have dealt well with my lord, then remember thine handmaid."

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