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State Of The Dead

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Job 26:5

"The departed spirits tremble Under the waters and their inhabitants.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.

Ecclesiastes 9:5

For the living know they will die; but the dead do not know anything, nor have they any longer a reward, for their memory is forgotten.

Ecclesiastes 6:3-5

If a man fathers a hundred children and lives many years, however many they be, but his soul is not satisfied with good things and he does not even have a proper burial, then I say, "Better the miscarriage than he, for it comes in futility and goes into obscurity; and its name is covered in obscurity. "It never sees the sun and it never knows anything; it is better off than he.

Job 21:21

"For what does he care for his household after him, When the number of his months is cut off?

Psalm 49:19

He shall go to the generation of his fathers; They will never see the light.

Psalm 6:5

For there is no mention of You in death; In Sheol who will give You thanks?

Psalm 88:12

Will Your wonders be made known in the darkness? And Your righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?

Psalm 31:12

I am forgotten as a dead man, out of mind; I am like a broken vessel.

Psalm 88:5

Forsaken among the dead, Like the slain who lie in the grave, Whom You remember no more, And they are cut off from Your hand.

Psalm 88:10-11

Will You perform wonders for the dead? Will the departed spirits rise and praise You? Selah. Will Your lovingkindness be declared in the grave, Your faithfulness in Abaddon?

Psalm 115:17

The dead do not praise the LORD, Nor do any who go down into silence;

Isaiah 38:18

"For Sheol cannot thank You, Death cannot praise You; Those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness.

Psalm 94:17

If the LORD had not been my help, My soul would soon have dwelt in the abode of silence.

Deuteronomy 32:22

For a fire is kindled in My anger, And burns to the lowest part of Sheol, And consumes the earth with its yield, And sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.

Psalm 143:7

Answer me quickly, O LORD, my spirit fails; Do not hide Your face from me, Or I will become like those who go down to the pit.

Psalm 143:3

For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead.

Lamentations 3:6

In dark places He has made me dwell, Like those who have long been dead.

Ezekiel 32:19

'Whom do you surpass in beauty? Go down and make your bed with the uncircumcised.'

Ezekiel 32:28

"But in the midst of the uncircumcised you will be broken and lie with those slain by the sword.

Ezekiel 32:21

"The strong among the mighty ones shall speak of him and his helpers from the midst of Sheol, 'They have gone down, they lie still, the uncircumcised, slain by the sword.'

Ezekiel 32:25

"They have made a bed for her among the slain with all her hordes. Her graves are around it, they are all uncircumcised, slain by the sword (although their terror was instilled in the land of the living), and they bore their disgrace with those who go down to the pit; they were put in the midst of the slain.

Ezekiel 32:27

"Nor do they lie beside the fallen heroes of the uncircumcised, who went down to Sheol with their weapons of war and whose swords were laid under their heads; but the punishment for their iniquity rested on their bones, though the terror of these heroes was once in the land of the living.

Daniel 12:13

"But as for you, go your way to the end; then you will enter into rest and rise again for your allotted portion at the end of the age."

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