Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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.

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Bible References

The living

Ecclesiastes 7:2
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.
Job 30:23
For I know that thou will bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living.
Hebrews 9:27
And inasmuch as it is reserved to men once to die, and after this, judgment,

The dead

Job 14:21
His sons come to honor, and he does not know it, and they are brought low, but he does not perceive it of them.
Psalm 6:5
For in death there is no remembrance of thee. In Sheol who shall give thee thanks?
Psalm 88:10
Will thou show wonders to the dead? Shall those who are deceased arise and praise thee? Selah.
Isaiah 63:16
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.

For the

Ecclesiastes 2:16
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!
Ecclesiastes 8:10
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.
Job 7:8
The eye of him who sees me shall behold me no more. Thine eyes shall be upon me, but I shall not be.
Psalm 109:15
Let them be before LORD continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth,
Isaiah 26:14
[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.

General references

Isaiah 38:11
I said, I shall not see LORD, [even] LORD in the land of the living. I shall behold man no more with the inhabitants of the world.