Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who knoweth the spirit of the children of men? Doth it go upwards? and the spirit of the beasts, doth it go downwards to the earth?
Yea, though he live twice a thousand years, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place?
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.
And Abraham expired and died in a good old age, old and full of days; and was gathered to his peoples.
And when thou hast seen it, thou also shalt be gathered unto thy peoples, as Aaron thy brother was gathered,
The cloud consumeth and vanisheth away; so he that goeth down to Sheol shall not come up.
If I wait, Sheol is my house; I spread my bed in the darkness:
Indeed, no prayer availeth when he stretcheth out his hand: though they cry when he destroyeth.
Like sheep are they laid in Sheol: Death feedeth on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their comeliness shall be for Sheol to consume, that there be no habitation for them.
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to 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 made me as clay, and wilt bring me into dust again.
All flesh would expire together, and man would return to the dust.
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their breath, they expire 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, to everlasting contempt.