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For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.

Bible References

The grave

Psalm 6:5
For no one remembers you in the realm of death, In Sheol who gives you thanks?
Psalm 30:9
"What profit is there in taking my life, in my descending into the Pit? Can the dust of the grave praise you? Can it declare your loyalty?
Psalm 88:11
Is your loyal love proclaimed in the grave, or your faithfulness in the place of the dead?
Psalm 115:17
The dead do not praise the Lord, nor do any of those who descend into the silence of death.
Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might, because there is neither work nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom in the grave, the place where you will eventually go.

They that

Numbers 16:33
They and all that they had went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed over them. So they perished from among the community.
Proverbs 14:32
The wicked will be thrown down in his trouble, but the righteous have refuge even in the threat of death.
Matthew 8:12
but the sons of the kingdom will be thrown out into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
Matthew 25:46
And these will depart into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."
Luke 16:26
Besides all this, a great chasm has been fixed between us, so that those who want to cross over from here to you cannot do so, and no one can cross from there to us.'

General references

Psalm 67:3
Let the nations thank you, O God! Let all the nations thank you!
Ecclesiastes 9:4
But whoever is among the living has hope; a live dog is better than a dead lion.
Matthew 5:4
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

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