Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Your remembrances are like unto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.

General references

Bible References


Job 18:17
Memory of him perishes from the earth,
And he has no name abroad.
Exodus 17:14
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Write this in a book as a memorial and recite it to Joshua, that I will utterly blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven.”
Psalm 34:16
The face of the Lord is against evildoers,
To cut off the memory of them from the earth.
Psalm 102:12
But You, O Lord, abide forever,
And Your name to all generations.
Psalm 109:15
Let them be before the Lord continually,
That He may cut off their memory from the earth;
Proverbs 10:7
The memory of the righteous is blessed,
But the name of the wicked will rot.
Isaiah 26:14
The dead will not live, the departed spirits will not rise;
Therefore You have punished and destroyed them,
And You have wiped out all remembrance of them.


Genesis 18:27
And Abraham replied, “Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.

To bodies

Job 4:19
‘How much more those who dwell in houses of clay,
Whose foundation is in the dust,
Who are crushed before the moth!
Genesis 2:7
Then the Lord God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

General references

Job 18:17
Memory of him perishes from the earth,
And he has no name abroad.