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Will I deliver them from the power of Sheol? No, I will not! Will I redeem them from death? No, I will not! O Death, bring on your plagues! O Sheol, bring on your destruction! My eyes will not show any compassion!
Is thy victory
It eats away parts of his skin; the most terrible death devours his limbs.
(the ransom price for a human life is too high, and people go to their final destiny),
No man can live on without experiencing death, or deliver his life from the power of Sheol. (Selah)
So I thought to myself, "The fate of the fool will happen even to me! Then what did I gain by becoming so excessively wise?" So I lamented to myself, "The benefits of wisdom are ultimately meaningless!"
For the fate of humans and the fate of animals are the same: As one dies, so dies the other; both have the same breath. There is no advantage for humans over animals, for both are fleeting.
Just as no one has power over the wind to restrain it, so no one has power over the day of his death. Just as no one can be discharged during the battle, so wickedness cannot rescue the wicked.
For the living know that they will die, but the dead do not know anything; they have no further reward -- and even the memory of them disappears.
Yet death reigned from Adam until Moses even over those who did not sin in the same way that Adam (who is a type of the coming one) transgressed.
1 Corinthians 15:26
The last enemy to be eliminated is death.