All go to the same place. All came from the dust and all return to the dust.
By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."
Abraham breathed his last and died in a ripe old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.
These are the years of the life of Ishmael, one hundred and thirty-seven years; and he breathed his last and died, and was gathered to his people.
"When you have seen it, you too will be gathered to your people, as Aaron your brother was;
'Remember now, that You have made me as clay; And would You turn me into dust again?
"Yet does not one in a heap of ruins stretch out his hand, Or in his disaster therefore cry out for help?
As sheep they are appointed for Sheol; Death shall be their shepherd; And the upright shall rule over them in the morning, And their form shall be for Sheol to consume So that they have no habitation.
You hide Your face, they are dismayed; You take away their spirit, they expire And return to their dust.
Who knows that the breath of man ascends upward and the breath of the beast descends downward to the earth?
"Even if the other man lives a thousand years twice and does not enjoy good things--do not all go to one place?"
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.
then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it.