Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who knoweth the spirit of man, whether it goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast, whether it goeth downward to the earth?
yea, though he live a thousand years twice told, and yet enjoy no good, do not all go to one place?
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, whither thou goest.
And Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years , and was gathered to his people.
And when thou hast seen it, thou also shalt be gathered unto thy people, as Aaron thy brother was gathered;
As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away, So he that goeth down to Sheol shall come up no more.
If I look for Sheol as my house; If I have spread my couch in the darkness;
Howbeit doth not one stretch out the hand in his fall? Or in his calamity therefore cry for help?
They are appointed as a flock for Sheol; Death shall be their shepherd; And the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; And their beauty shall be for Sheol to consume, That there be no habitation for it.
in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast fashioned me as clay; And wilt thou bring me into dust again?
All flesh shall perish together, And man shall turn again unto dust.
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; Thou takest away their breath, they die, And return to their dust.
And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.