For the living know that they shall die, but the dead know not anything, nor have they any more a reward, for the memory of them is forgotten.
His sons come to honor, and he does not know it, and they are brought low, but he does not perceive it of them.
[Being] dead, they shall not live. [Being] deceased, they shall not rise. Therefore thou have visited and destroyed them, and made all remembrance of them to perish.
For of the wise man, even as of the fool, there is no remembrance forever, seeing that in the days to come all will have been long forgotten. And how the wise man dies even as the fool!
So I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were praised in the city where they had so done. This also is vanity.
There is no remembrance of the former [things], nor shall there be any remembrance of the latter that are to come, among those who shall come after.
The eye of him who sees me shall behold me no more. Thine eyes shall be upon me, but I shall not be.
Will thou show wonders to the dead? Shall those who are deceased arise and praise thee? Selah.
Let them be before LORD continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth,
It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting. For that is the end of all men, and the living will lay it to his heart.
For thou are our Father, though Abraham knows us not, and Israel does not acknowledge us, thou, O LORD, are our Father, our Redeemer, from everlasting is thy name.