Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:
But he said, My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead, and he alone is left; and if mischief should befall him by the way in which ye go, then would ye bring down my grey hairs with sorrow to Sheol.
And if ye take this one also from me, and mischief should befall him, ye will bring down my grey hairs with misery to Sheol.
Before the hoary head thou shalt rise up, and shalt honour the face of an old man; and thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.
Both the greyheaded and the aged are with us, older than thy father.
Now also, when I am old and greyheaded, O God, forsake me not, until I have proclaimed thine arm unto this generation, thy might to every one that is to come.
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.
The glory of young men is their strength; and the beauty of old men is the grey head.
Even to old age, I am HE, and unto hoary hairs I will carry you: It is I that have made, and I will bear, and I will carry, and will deliver.
And the word of Jehovah came to me, saying, Jeremiah, what seest thou? And I said, I see a rod of an almond-tree.
Whatever thy hand findeth to do, do with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, whither thou goest.
If I wait, Sheol is my house; I spread my bed in the darkness:
For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and into the house of assemblage for all living.
For he seeth that wise men die; all alike, the fool and the brutish perish, and they leave their wealth to others.
And forasmuch as it is the portion of men once to die, and after this judgment;
And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.
Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider, and call for the mourning women, that they may come, and send for the skilful women, that they may come;
And he comes to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and sees the tumult, and people weeping and wailing greatly.