Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7911 - שָׁכֵחַ
1) to forget, ignore, wither
1a1) to forget
1a2) to cease to care
1b) (Niphal) to be forgotten
1c) (Piel) to cause to forget
1d) (Hiphil) to make or cause to forget
1e) (Hithpael) to be forgotten
V) hks (סהכהה ShKHh) - I. Forget:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Find:To find something forgotten or hidden. [Aramaic only] KJV (120): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) forget, find - Strongs: H7911 (שָׁכֵחַ), H7912 (שְׁכַח)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שָׁכֵחַ (Isaiah 49:14; Proverbs 2:17), fut. יִשְׁכַּח to forget (perhaps cognate to the verb שָׁכָה), Genesis 27:45 followed by an acc. Genesis 40:23; Psalms 9:13 followed by מִן with an inf. Psalms 102:5 to leave something from forgetfulness, Deuteronomy 24:19. Men are often said to forget God, Deuteronomy 6:12, 32:18 Judges 3:7 or the law of God, Hosea 4:6 and, on the other hand, God is said to forget (not to care for) any one, Psalms 10:12; Isaiah 49:14 his mercy (to be unmindful of it), Psalms 77:10.
Niphal, to be forgotten, Genesis 41:30; Psalms 31:13; Job 28:4, נִשְׁכָּחִים מִנִּי רֶגֶל “forgotten of the foot,” i.e. void of aid of the feet. Pregn. Deuteronomy 31:21, לֹא תֻשָּׁכַח מִפִּי זַרְעוֹ “(this song) shall not be forgotten (nor cease) out of the mouth of their seed.”
Piel, Lamentations 2:6, and
Hiphil, Jeremiah 23:27, to cause to forget.
Hithpael, i.q. Niphal, Ecclesiastes 8:10. Hence
שָׁכֵחַ m. forgetting, forgetful, Isaiah 65:11. Pl. const. שְׁכֵחֵי Psalms 9:18.
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29