No one remembers the former events, 1 nor will anyone remember 2 the events that are yet to happen; 3 they will not be remembered by the future generations. 4
He put 1 them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod as stones of memorial for the Israelites, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
“Tell the Israelites, ‘In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you must have a complete rest, a memorial announced by loud horn blasts, 1 a holy assembly.
For the wise man, like 1 the fool, will not be remembered for very long, 2 because 3 in the days to come, both will already have been forgotten. 4 Alas, 5 the wise man dies – just like 6 the fool!
Then those who respected 1 the Lord spoke to one another, and the Lord took notice. 2 A scroll 3 was prepared before him in which were recorded the names of those who respected the Lord and honored his name.
The Lord said to Moses, “Write this as a memorial in the 1 book, and rehearse 2 it in Joshua’s hearing; 3 for I will surely wipe out 4 the remembrance 5 of Amalek from under heaven.
then 1 the man must bring his wife to the priest, and he must bring the offering required for her, one tenth of an ephah of barley meal; he must not pour olive oil on it or put frankincense on it, because it is a grain offering of suspicion, 2 a grain offering for remembering, 3 for bringing 4 iniquity to remembrance.
It was a memorial for the Israelites, that no outsider who is not a descendant of 1 Aaron should approach to burn incense before the Lord, that he might not become like Korah and his company – just as the Lord had spoken by the authority 2 of Moses.
So Moses and Eleazar the priest received the gold from the commanders of thousands and commanders 1 of hundreds and brought it into the tent of meeting as a memorial 2 for the Israelites before the Lord.