Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.

General references

Bible References

The living

Ecclesiastes 7:2
It is better to go to a house of mourning
Than to go to a house of feasting,
Because that is the end of every man,
And the living takes it to heart.
Job 30:23
“For I know that You will bring me to death
And to the house of meeting for all living.
Hebrews 9:27
And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,

The dead

Job 14:21
“His sons achieve honor, but he does not know it;
Or they become insignificant, but he does not perceive it.
Psalm 6:5
For there is no mention of You in death;
In Sheol who will give You thanks?
Psalm 88:10
Will You perform wonders for the dead?
Will the departed spirits rise and praise You? Selah.
Isaiah 63:16
For You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us
And Israel does not recognize us.
You, O Lord, are our Father,
Our Redeemer from of old is Your name.

For the

Ecclesiastes 2:16
For there is no lasting remembrance of the wise man as with the fool, inasmuch as in the coming days all will be forgotten. And how the wise man and the fool alike die!
Ecclesiastes 8:10
So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out from the holy place, and they are soon forgotten in the city where they did thus. This too is futility.
Job 7:8
“The eye of him who sees me will behold me no longer;
Your eyes will be on me, but I will not be.
Psalm 109:15
Let them be before the Lord continually,
That He may cut off their memory from the earth;
Isaiah 26:14
The dead will not live, the departed spirits will not rise;
Therefore You have punished and destroyed them,
And You have wiped out all remembrance of them.

General references

Ecclesiastes 4:2
So I congratulated the dead who are already dead more than the living who are still living.
Isaiah 38:11
I said, “I will not see the Lord,
The Lord in the land of the living;
I will look on man no more among the inhabitants of the world.