King James Bible Dictionary



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  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
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  • Included in Strongs: Yes
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Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FORGET', verb transitive preterit tense forgot. [forgat, obsolete ]

1. To lose the remembrance of; to let go from the memory.

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits. Psalms 103:2.

2. To slight; to neglect.

Can a woman forget her sucking child? Yea, they may forget yet will I not forget thee. Isaiah 49:15.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FORGET'FUL, adjective

1. Apt to forget; easily losing the remembrance of. A forgetful man should use helps to strengthen his memory.

2. Heedless; careless; neglectful; inattentive.

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers. Hebrews 13:2.

3. Causing to forget; inducing oblivion; oblivious; as forgetful draughts.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. The quality of losing the remembrance or recollection of a thing; or rather, the quality of being apt to let any thing slip from the mind.

2. Loss of remembrance or recollection; a ceasing to remember; oblivion.

A sweet forgetfulness of human care.

3. Neglect; negligence; careless omission; inattention; as forgetfulness of duty.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FORGET'TER, noun One that forgets; a heedless person.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FORGET'TING, participle present tense Losing the remembrance of.

FORGET'TING, noun The act of forgetting; forgetfulness; inattention.

Naves Topical Index
Forgetting God

A characteristic of the wicked
Proverbs 2:17; Isaiah 65:11

Backsliders guilty of
Jeremiah 2:32; Jeremiah 3:21

Is forgetting His:

Deuteronomy 4:23; 2 Kings 17:38

Psalms 78:7; Psalms 78:11; Psalms 106:13

Psalms 103:2; Psalms 106:7

Hebrews 12:5; James 1:25

Psalms 119:153; Psalms 119:176; Hosea 4:6

Church (1)
Psalms 137:5

Past deliverances
Judges 8:34; Psalms 78:42

Power to deliver
Isaiah 51:13-15

Encouraged by false teachers
Jeremiah 23:27

Prosperity leads to
Deuteronomy 8:12-14; Hosea 13:6

Trials should not lead to
Psalms 44:17-20

Resolve against
Psalms 119:16; Psalms 119:93

Cautions against
Deuteronomy 6:12; Deuteronomy 8:11

Exhortation to those guilty of
Psalms 50:22

Punishment of
Job 8:12-13; Psalms 9:17; Isaiah 17:10-11; Ezekiel 23:35; Hosea 8:14

Punishment of, threatened
Job 8:13; Psalms 9:17; Psalms 50:22; Isaiah 17:10; Jeremiah 2:32; Hosea 8:14
Backsliders; Forsaking God

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FORGET'TINGLY, adverb By forgetting or forgetfulness.