Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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 in death there is no memory of you. In Sheol, who shall give you thanks?
Psalm 30:9
"What profit is there in my destruction, if I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise you? Shall it declare your truth?
Psalm 88:11
Is your loving kindness declared in the grave? Or your faithfulness in Destruction?
Psalm 115:17
The dead do not praise the LORD, neither any who go down into silence;
Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, where you are going.

They that

Numbers 16:33
So they, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into Sheol: and the earth closed on them, and they perished from among the assembly.
Proverbs 14:32
The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.
Matthew 8:12
but the sons of the Kingdom will be thrown out into the outer darkness. There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
Matthew 25:46
These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."
Luke 16:26
Besides all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed, that those who want to pass from here to you are not able, and that none may cross over from there to us.'

General references

Psalm 67:3
let the peoples praise you, God. Let all the peoples praise you.
Ecclesiastes 9:4
For to him who is joined with all the living there is hope; for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
Matthew 5:4
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.