Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Before I go whence I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death;

The land

Bible References

I go whence

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.
Job 14:10
“But man dies and lies prostrate.
Man expires, and where is he?
2 Samuel 12:23
But now he has died; why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him, but he will not return to me.”
2 Samuel 14:14
For we will surely die and are like water spilled on the ground which cannot be gathered up again. Yet God does not take away life, but plans ways so that the banished one will not be cast out from him.
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.

The land

Job 3:5
“Let darkness and black gloom claim it;
Let a cloud settle on it;
Let the blackness of the day terrify it.
Psalm 88:6
You have put me in the lowest pit,
In dark places, in the depths.

The shadow

Job 3:5
“Let darkness and black gloom claim it;
Let a cloud settle on it;
Let the blackness of the day terrify it.
Psalm 23:4
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I fear no evil, for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
Jeremiah 2:6
“They did not say, ‘Where is the Lord
Who brought us up out of the land of Egypt,
Who led us through the wilderness,
Through a land of deserts and of pits,
Through a land of drought and of deep darkness,
Through a land that no one crossed
And where no man dwelt?’