Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him.
2 Samuel 11:25
Then David said to the messenger, "Thus you shall say to Joab, 'Do not let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another; make your battle against the city stronger and overthrow it'; and so encourage him."
"For I know that You will bring me to death And to the house of meeting for all living.
All flesh would perish together, And man would return to dust.
You turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men."
For the fate of the sons of men and the fate of beasts is the same. As one dies so dies the other; indeed, they all have the same breath and there is no advantage for man over beast, for all is vanity.
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.
And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,
"For there is hope for a tree, When it is cut down, that it will sprout again, And its shoots will not fail.
I am poured out like water, And all my bones are out of joint; My heart is like wax; It is melted within me.
They have poured out their blood like water round about Jerusalem; And there was no one to bury them.
"For the LORD your God is the God of gods and the Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God who does not show partiality nor take a bribe.
Who shows no partiality to princes Nor regards the rich above the poor, For they all are the work of His hands?
And they sent their disciples to Him, along with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any.
Opening his mouth, Peter said: "I most certainly understand now that God is not one to show partiality,
For there is no partiality with God.
1 Peter 1:17
If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;
"But if he did not lie in wait for him, but God let him fall into his hand, then I will appoint you a place to which he may flee.
'If they confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their forefathers, in their unfaithfulness which they committed against Me, and also in their acting with hostility against Me--
'These six cities shall be for refuge for the sons of Israel, and for the alien and for the sojourner among them; that anyone who kills a person unintentionally may flee there.
Thus says the LORD, "Where is the certificate of divorce By which I have sent your mother away? Or to whom of My creditors did I sell you? Behold, you were sold for your iniquities, And for your transgressions your mother was sent away.