Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For there is no remembrance of the wise more than of the fool for ever; seeing that which now is in the days to come shall all be forgotten. And how dieth the wise man? as the fool.
There is no remembrance of earlier things; And also of the later things which will occur, There will be for them no remembrance Among those who will come later still.
Joseph died, and all his brothers and all that generation.
Will Your wonders be made known in the darkness? And Your righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?
When the wind has passed over it, it is no more, And its place acknowledges it no longer.
Then those who feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the LORD and who esteem His name.
For what advantage does the wise man have over the fool? What advantage does the poor man have, knowing how to walk before the living?
2 Samuel 3:33
The king chanted a lament for Abner and said, "Should Abner die as a fool dies?
For he sees that even wise men die; The stupid and the senseless alike perish And leave their wealth to others.
And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,