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.
For in death there is no memory of you. In Sheol, who shall give you thanks?
"What profit is there in my destruction, if I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise you? Shall it declare your truth?
Is your loving kindness declared in the grave? Or your faithfulness in Destruction?
The dead do not praise the LORD, neither any who go down into silence;
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.
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.
The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.
but the sons of the Kingdom will be thrown out into the outer darkness. There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."
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.'